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Air Crash Investigations - Gross Negligence Kills 151 - The Crash of Union des Transports Aeriens de Guinee Flight GHI 141 By George Cramoisi, Editor
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On 25 December 2003, Union des Transport Aériens de Guinée Flight GIH 141, a Boeing 727-223, on a flight from Conakry (Guinea) to Kufra (Libya), Beirut (Lebanon) and Dubai (United Arab... More > Emirates) stopped over at Cotonou, Republic of Benin. During takeoff the overloaded airplane, was not able to climb properly and struck an airport building on the extended runway centerline, and crashed onto the beach and ended up in the ocean, killing 151 of the 163 people on board. The cause of the accident was the difficulty for the flight crew to rotate with an overloaded airplane with an unknown center of gravity. This in combination with the facts that the operator of the airline lacked any competence regarding organization and regulatory documentation, which made it impossible to correctly load and check the loading of the airplane, and the inadequacy of the supervision exercised by the Guinean civil aviation authorities in the context of safety oversight.< Less
AIR CRASH INVESTIGATIONS, GROSS NEGLIGENCE KILLS 151, The Crash of Union des Transports Aeriens de Guinee Flight GHI 141 By George Cramoisi, editor
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On 25 December 2003, Union des Transport Aériens de Guinée Flight GIH 141, a Boeing 727-223, on a flight from Conakry (Guinea) to Kufra (Libya), Beirut (Lebanon) and Dubai (United Arab... More > Emirates) stopped over at Cotonou, Republic of Benin. During takeoff the overloaded airplane, was not able to climb properly and struck an airport building on the extended runway centerline, and crashed onto the beach and ended up in the ocean, killing 151 of the 163 people on board. The cause of the accident was the difficulty for the flight crew to rotate with an overloaded airplane with an unknown center of gravity. This in combination with the facts that the operator of the airline lacked any competence regarding organization and regulatory documentation, which made it impossible to correctly load and check the loading of the airplane, and the inadequacy of the supervision exercised by the Guinean civil aviation authorities in the context of safety oversight.< Less
The Bight of Benin By Kelly J. Morris
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In this collection of short fiction, Kelly J. Morris takes the reader on a tour of the African nations bordering The Bight of Benin: Ghana, Togo, Benin, and Nigeria. We meet Inspector Toh-Jay, a... More > crafty and resourceful policeman in a remote district; the Water Witch, a bald, skinny monk who claims he can find water with his divining rod; bank employees and Afro-American immigrants enduring Ghana's hard times; a field agent demoted to janitor who reflects upon his job; subsistence farmers struggling in the money economy; civil servants with secure jobs but enormous family responsibilities; small entrepreneurs trying to make a living and stay in business; Toma, the apprentice truck driver with ambitions for a better life; women and girls carving out new roles while trying to satisfy the expectations of their families and their society; devout practitioners of African religions as well as Christianity and Islam; true believers and charlatans; and many more.< Less
Six (6) Secrets to a Successful Rental Experience In Benin Republic By Arnold Nana
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• Contains valuable tips for expatriates coming to Benin for the first time, from Europe, America, Asia etc. Even Africans from other nations & locals in Benin will find it to be an... More > invaluable reference. • Features detailed examples based on six (6) true life stories/case studies the author personally mediated in. • Based on over a decade of author’s experience mediating between landlords & tenants as a legal professional. • Written by a seasoned bilingual legal consultant, who also runs a Cotonou-based multidisciplinary company (Global Konsult) that helps individuals and organizations setup and profitably operate their businesses in Benin. • Every buyer gets both French and English versions (Simply email evidence of payment to 6Secrets@GlobalKonsultGroup.com).< Less
Six (6) Secrets to a Successful Rental Experience in Benin Republic By Arnold Nana
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• Contains valuable tips for expatriates coming to Benin for the first time, from Europe, America, Asia etc. Even Africans from other nations & locals in Benin will find it to be an... More > invaluable reference. • Features detailed examples based on six (6) true life stories/case studies the author personally mediated in. • Based on over a decade of author’s experience mediating between landlords & tenants as a legal professional. • Written by a seasoned bilingual legal consultant, who also runs a Cotonou-based multidisciplinary company (Global Konsult) that helps individuals and organizations setup and profitably operate their businesses in Benin. • Every buyer gets both French and English versions (Simply email evidence of payment to 6Secrets@GlobalKonsultGroup.com).< Less
CES MURMURES DU VENT By Mahougnon SINSIN
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Ecouter le vent, c’est aller sur les sentiers de l’Ailleurs, s’arracher à l’instant, à l’immédiat, scruter la belle et divine ombre de la nuit... A... More > la recherche d'une parole. Pour dire l'Etre et l'Envers des choses. L'auteur célèbre ici la Vie, la Plénitude,la Quête de soi, la Mémoire. Certains poèmes du recueil ont été publiés dans deux anthologies de la nouvelle poésie béninoise: Ce regard de la mer (Cotonou, Ed. des Diasporas, 2001); Si Dieu était une femme (Cotonou, Ed. des Diasporas, 2009)< Less