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On August 1, 1960, Dahomey obtained its sovereignty. The Republic of Dahomey, which became Benin in 1975, is celebrating the 60th anniversary of its independence this year. For the occasion, RFI journalist Alain Foka brought together a panel of prestigious guests in Cotonou to take stock of these sixty years of independence.
Our guests :
– Huguette Bokpe GNACADJA, lawyer, human rights and gender consultant, civil society activist
– Adrien AHANHANZO-GLÈLÈ, agricultural engineer, former minister of Émile Derlin Zinsou
– Me Olga ANASSIDÉ, lawyer
– Expedit OLOGOU, political scientist, president of the Civic academy for Africa’s future (CIAAF)