Benin: Mayor of Cotonou sues “Nord Sud Quotidien” director for USD $85,000
Recent articles in Benin

The Media Foundation for West Africa and 15 partner organisations have written to the ACHPR Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression and Access to Information to intervene in the case of imprisoned Beninese journalist Ignace Sossou.

More than 120 media outlets and West African journalists have signed on to an op-ed calling for the release of Beninois journalist Ignace Sossou, detained for over two months.

Fingering a French businessman for alleged tax evasion has resulted in Beninese journalist Ignace Sossou receiving a suspended one-month prison sentence and a fine of 550,000 CFA francs (US$850).