"at Least seven people were killed in Benin when the soldiers, on Thursday intervened against demonstrators who were protesting against the conditions during the elections, said an opposition member of parliament. Five of the victims should have been required in the capital Porto-Novo while two persons have been killed in the city of Kandi in the north. Around 20 people were arrested, according to a source within the judiciary."
"the Information has not been confirmed by the authorities."
"On Friday patrolled the police and military, the streets of the cities of the country to prevent protests flare up again."
"The final result of the election shows that the only two parties that were allowed to set up – both allies of president Patrice Talon – won. Rigid electoral laws stopped all the opposition parties to participate."
"the Turnout was a record low. Only 27.1 per cent voted in favour."