Tensions Between Niger and Benin escalates

Niger says Benin's blockade of its oil exports violates trade agreements

Tensions between Niger and Benin have escalated further over a decision by Cotonou to prevent its landlocked neighbour from using its port to export its first crude oil, as a border dispute between the two rages on. The blockade jeopardises Niger’s plan to start exporting crude oil to China under a $400 million deal.  Niger’s […]