Violent protests in Benin over parliamentary election [Morning Call]

Violent clashes erupted in parts of the country and a temporary curfew imposed on the economic capital, Cotonou, a few hours after the announcement of the results of Sunday’s parliamentary elections.

There are also fears of the imminent arrest of former head of state Boni Yayi who called for a boycott of the elections that had no opposition candidates contesting.

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