7 Things You Know About Benin

24th July 2020 BY Ivor Moyo

1)Location Benin is a West African country bordering Nigeria to the East, Togo to the West, Burkina Faso, and Niger to the North and Atlantic Ocean to the South.  Benin is named after the body of water on which it lies – the ‘Bight of Benin’ o Porto-Novo is the capital city. It was an important port for the…

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Benin: A Journey into the Heart of Black Africa with Koffi Koko (2018, Dec 29-2019, Jan 12)

21st September 2018 BY aroni.calles

Benin Sacred Dances, medicine for 21st century’ Souls Ouidah Beach Koffi Koko invites us to meet his country, the former Dahomey. This experience wants to share Dance beside that expose Koffi’s point of view on Africa. Koffi Koko is known as one of the pioneers and most prominent representatives of Modern African Dance. The animistic ritual Nago and Yoruba dances learned…

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I grew up in Africa, Don’t be sorry for me!

24th March 2018 BY checkoutafrica

 To understand this article, two precisions are needed. I was born and have grown up in Benin (a west African Country), and I’m presently living in Paris. A simple fact makes me write this post. Each time my European colleagues and friends ask me about my life course, I naturally answer them i’m from Benin. It’s my birth country and…

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