"A woman has died in clashes between police and protesters in Benin, where the level of dissatisfaction with last week's parliamentary elections continues."
"the Violence has been going on since the preliminary results of the election showed a record participation. Only two parties were allowed to participate, both loyal to the current president, Patrice Talon – something that brought the wrath of the people."
"The former president Thomas Boni Yayi called for the election boycott, which has not been welcomed by the government. Shortly after the election ended was surrounded he home of the military."
"Benin was long a militärstyrd a one-party state, but since 1991 the inhabitants of the country have chosen their politicians through democratic elections. At the last elections five years ago, competed in the 20 batches of the 83 seats in parliament."