Tag: Benin
Patrice Talon, President of Benin

President of Benin

Patrice Talon, President of Benin (elected on Mar 20, 2016) Patrice Talon (born 1 May 1958) is a Beninese businessman and politician who was elected President of Benin on 20 March 2016. Known as the “King of Cotton” for his involvement in the cotton industry, Talon was a backer of President Thomas Boni Yayi,...Read More »

Chantal Boni Yayi, First Lady of Benin

First Lady of Benin

Chantal Boni Yayi, First Lady of Benin In collaboration with UNICEF, Mrs. Chantal BONI YAYI launched the “All Girls to School Campaign,” in October 2008. The objective of the campaign is to increase awareness-raising amongst community leaders, parents, traditional chiefs, media, and children themselves, on the utmost importance of sending all children especially girls...Read More »