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 resign.
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.