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Benin: President Boni Yayi In Impeachment Row as MPs Switch Strategy

Le Blog Visage du Benin writes that The head of Benin's parliament has rejected a request by 48 MPs to impeach President Boni Yayi on charges of fraud [fr]. It adds that the MPs have decided to switch strategy and move the impeachment motion to an emergency procedure to be subjected to a vote at the assembly rather than a signed petition.

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