TITLE

A victory for democracy

AUTHOR(S)
Neavoll, G.
PUB. DATE
May 1991
SOURCE
Africa Report;May/Jun91, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p39
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Considers Benin's first free presidential elections in which Prime Minister Nicephore Soglo, despite violence and intimidation in the former president's home region, emerged as the clear victor. Initial fears when Mathieu Kerekou, the former president, decided to run; Fair election; A potential model for Africa's evolving democracies; Violence condemned by both candidates; Benin's long road to democracy; About the election. INSET: A human rights lodestar, by M.A. Novicki..
ACCESSION #
9106173138

 

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