3 May 2019
Benin's Constitutional Court announce the definitive results of its parliamentary polls, which was held without any opposition candidates, following two days of angry post-election violence in which at least two people died.
2 May 2019
Protestors in Benin set up burning barricades on the streets as soldiers encircle the home of ex-president Thomas Boni Yayi after he led calls for an election boycott. Sunday's parliamentary polls were mired in controversy owing to the main opposition parties being effectively barred from fielding candidates. A record low turnout was recorded as many citizens heeded the calls to boycott the vote.