Source:Afrique en Ligne (Cotonou)
Posted: Wednesday, June 10, 2009 Updated: Friday, June 12, 2009
At an extraordinary council of ministers meeting, yesterday, Benin's government declared three days of national mourning, starting from today, June 10.
This one-off public holiday was declared in memory of President Omar Bongo Ondimba of Gabon, who passed away Monday.
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