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Largest city of Benin, Cotonou is also the one attracting the largest number of expatriates. It indeed offers a pleasant way of life to the ones wishing to settle here to live and work.

Economic center of the country, it is the destination where expats are more likely to find job opportunities as well as more housing units, enabling them to enjoy a favorable environment to start a new life.

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Marcie around the world: The adventures of a trailing spouse

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Marcie around the world: The adventures of a trailing spouse

It's been more than a decade since Marcie, a US expat, has been following her spouse around the world for his career. The COVID-19 pandemic has got her stuck in California as her husband prepares for a solo move to Shanghai. Marcie talks to us about her adventures around the world and a book she recently wrote about marriage and ...

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Centre international de Formation en Esthétique et Coiffure (CIFEC)
09 Bp 205, Gbegamey, Rue 608, 4eme Vons à droite en l'ENEAM pour la place Bulgarie, Cotonou


Africa Brokers' Company
Carrefour "16 ampoules" ,Gbèdjromede 03BP2070, Rue 522, Cotonou

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Destination Canada
Quartier Scoa Gbeto, Lot 600, dans la 2ème rue à droite en quittant le carrefour caboma pour l'église Saint Michel, Cotonou

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