Benin. After a multi-month strike in the health care
sector, the government agreed on a pay cut in addition to
the state budget to over 8,000 employees. According to
countryaah, the person who had
to carry the dog's head for the crisis was Finance and
Finance Minister Soulé Mana Lawani, who was forced to
During the year, the government lost its majority in
parliament as new alliances emerged between smaller parties.
Since the president, who is also the head of government,
does not depend on Parliament's support to keep his office,
the government did not have to step down, but it had trouble
pushing through its proposals.