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Benin Heading for Presidential Run-Off

Benin appears headed for a run-off presidential election between the prime minister and a prominent businessman. Preliminary results from Sunday's poll show Prime Minister Lionel Zinsou leading the field with 28 percent of the vote, followed by cotton magnate Patrice Talon with around 25 percent. Another businessman, Sebastien Ajavon, ran a close third with 23 percent. The West African country's electoral commission Tuesday announced the results which still have to be...

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