Benin is the Fastest Place in the World to Start a Company

Benin set up a service early in the COVID-19 pandemic to allow people to register their business online, and now the West African country is the world’s fastest place to start a business, according to a U.N. agency. Sandra Idossou,…

France promises to return looted Benin statues by 2021

The French culture minister says his government will return artworks taken from Benin during the colonial conquest of the region by 2021. Franck Riester was speaking on a visit to Benin. France promised last year to send back 26 pieces now…