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Vice President Leaves Togo

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Vice-President of the Republic, Bornito de Sousa, left on Tuesday the city of Lome, Togo, where he participated in the Joint Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS). (AllAfrica)


Black Wonders Leave for Ecowas Champs in Togo

[Ghanaian Times] The national deaf football team, Black Wonders, will leave today for neighbouring Togo for the week-long Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) football competition. (AllAfrica)


EP Ghana, EEPT Togo Joint General Assembly Opens At Kpalime

[Ghanaian Times] Kpalime -The23rd joint General Assembly of the Evangelical Presbyterian (E.P.) Church, Ghana and the Eglise Evangelique Presbyterienne du Togo (EEPT) opened in Kpalime in Togo on Monday with a renewed call on African leaders to act swiftly to adopt a common cross-border protocol to facilitate the free movement of people, across the continent. (AllAfrica)


A Tug of War in Togo Over Term Limits and the Distribution of Power

[The Conversation Africa] The ongoing conflict in Togo about the introduction of presidential term limits is one of the most important battle grounds between the ruling party Union pour la République and the opposition. And it's far from resolved. (AllAfrica)


Black Wonders Leave for Ecowas Champs in Togo

[Ghanaian Times] The national deaf football team, Black Wonders, will leave today for neighbouring Togo for the week-long Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) football competition. (AllAfrica)


EP Ghana, EEPT Togo Joint General Assembly Opens At Kpalime

[Ghanaian Times] Kpalime -The23rd joint General Assembly of the Evangelical Presbyterian (E.P.) Church, Ghana and the Eglise Evangelique Presbyterienne du Togo (EEPT) opened in Kpalime in Togo on Monday with a renewed call on African leaders to act swiftly to adopt a common cross-border protocol to facilitate the free movement of people, across the continent. (AllAfrica)


A Tug of War in Togo Over Term Limits and the Distribution of Power

[The Conversation Africa] The ongoing conflict in Togo about the introduction of presidential term limits is one of the most important battle grounds between the ruling party Union pour la République and the opposition. And it's far from resolved. (AllAfrica)


Togo Crisis Overshadows West Africa Summit

[RFI] Leaders from western and central Africa gathered in Lome on Monday for a joint two-day summit to step up their fight against terrorism. But the event has been overshadowed by Togo's political crisis, which has dragged on for nearly a year. (AllAfrica)


I Am Not Bothered By Defections in APC, Buhari Tells Nigerians in Togo

[Guardian] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari has said he is not bothered by the defections in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). (AllAfrica)


Buhari Preaches Respect for Rule of Law At Ecowas/ECCA Summit in Togo

[Vanguard] Abuja -PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari in Lome, Togo, advised states in West and Central Africa to always uphold the tenets of respect for rule of law, democracy and human rights saying that they are the panacea for good governance. (AllAfrica)


Togo Implements the International Monetary Fund's Enhanced General Data Dissemination System

[IMF] Togo has launched a National Summary Data Page (NSDP) in implementing the recommendations of the Enhanced General Data Dissemination System (e-GDDS). The NSDP is a national data portal that serves as a one-stop vehicle for publishing essential macroeconomic data in both human and machine-readable formats. The NSDP is hosted by the Togo National Statistics office on its website, and is available on the IMF's Dissemination Standards Bulletin Board at: https://dsbb.imf.org/egdds/country/TGO/category (AllAfrica)


Togo's Political Actors Urged to Sustain Progress Made So Far

[Ghana Govt.] Ghana's President, Nana Addo DankwaAkufo-Addo, and Guinea's President, Alpha Condé, have impressed upon Togo's political actors to sustain the progress made at resolving the political impasse in that country through dialogue and regular consultation. (AllAfrica)


AfDB President, Adesina Bags Togo's Highest Civilian Honour

[This Day] President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Akinwumi Adesina was yesterday in Lome,Togo, awarded the Commander of the Order of Mono, the country's highest civil honour, by the Head of State of Togo, Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé. (AllAfrica)


New Satellite System in Togo

[Togonews] Togo and Thales Alenia Space announced that they have signed a contract for a ground station to be installed in Lomé, Togo, to be used for the search and rescue (SAR) of persons in distress, mainly using the Galileo satellite positioning system. (AllAfrica)


How the Elite Take Billions Offshore

[International Consortium of Investigative Journalists] From Cape Verde's white-sand beaches to Niger's vast deserts, West African countries are plundered by companies and individuals, while governments do little to stem the flow. (AllAfrica)


One Person Killed As Togolese Opposition Resume Protests Amidst Another Crackdown

[MFWA] After a four-month lull, the opposition in Togo has recalled their supporters on to the streets for anti-government protests which has again been brutally suppressed with at least one person killed. (AllAfrica)


Angola and Togo Prepare Top Level Meeting

[ANGOP] Luanda -The republics of Angola and Togo will analyse, with greater depth, their bilateral relations and new co-operation areas at a top level meeting, which is to take place this year in a place yet to be defined. (AllAfrica)


Angola, Togo Strengthen Bilateral Cooperation

[ANGOP] Luanda -The issues of cooperation between Angola and Togo were addressed on Thursday in Lome city, by Angolan Foreign Minister Manuel Augusto and his Togolese counterpart, Robert Dussey.. (AllAfrica)


President Sends Message to Togolese Counterpart

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angolan head of State João Lourenço sent Wednesday a message to the president of Togo, Faure Gnassingbé, whose content was not disclosed. (AllAfrica)


Call for Protests Despite Ban

[Deutsche Welle] Lome -After a break of more than a month, opponents of the regime in Togo called once more for demonstrations over the weekend. Mediation attempts appear on the verge of failure. Adrian Kriesch reports from Lomé. (AllAfrica)


The MCC Approved a U.S.$35 Million Threshold Program With Togo

[Togonews] At its quarterly meeting on Tuesday the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Board of Directors approved a $35 million threshold program with the Togolese Republic, though the Board directed MCC to continue to closely monitor citizens' rights to freedom of expression and association, and due process in light of recent events in Togo. The Threshold Program is MCC's smaller grant program, allowing MCC to reach countries that may not meet the agency's strict eligibility criteria by engaging with these count (AllAfrica)


Communiqué On the Meeting Between the Chairperson of the African Union Commission and the Minister of Infrastructure and Transport of Togo

[African Union] The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, received yesterday the Minister of Infrastructure and Transport of the Togolese Republic, Mr. Ninsao Gnofam. The Minister delivered a message from President Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé, regarding the Single African Air Transport Market and the related decision of the January 2018 Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Union appointing the latter as the Champion for this initiative. (AllAfrica)


Togo Foreign Affairs Minister Jets In

[New Era] Windhoek -Minister of Foreign Affairs, Cooperation and African Integration of the Republic of Togo, Prof. Robert Dussey, will pay an official visit to Namibia, commencing from today until Sunday, at the invitation of Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah, the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation. (AllAfrica)


Togolese Foreign Affairs Minister to Pay Official Visit

[Namibia Economist] Togo's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Cooperation and African Integration, Prof. Robert Dussey will pay an official visit to Namibia commencing from 15 - 18 Marchat the invitation of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah. (AllAfrica)


MCC Boss Commends President Akufo-Addo Over Leadership Role In Togo Impasse

[Ghana Presidency] The Acting Chief Executive Officer of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), Mr. Jonathan Nash, has expressed his and the appreciation of the MCC to the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, for his leadership in trying to find a lasting solution to the political impasse in Togo. (AllAfrica)


Govt's Silence On Togo Crisis Worrying - Mornah

[Ghanaian Times] The Chairman of the People's National Convention (PNC), Bernard Mornah has condemned what he describes as the Ghanaian government's inaction towards the current political unrest in Togo. (AllAfrica)


Demonstrations Suspended, 45 Detainees Released

[Togonews] Nearly half of the opposition supporters arrested during a wave of anti-government demonstrations in Togo will be pardoned, Ghanaian mediators have said as talks to end a six-month political crisis got under way in Lome. (AllAfrica)


Togo Charity Wins Award for Improving Access to Safe Drinking Water

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Rio De Janeiro -More than 60 percent of Togo's population lives below the poverty line, and many people lack reliable access to drinking water, education, health and electricity (AllAfrica)


President Akufo-Addo Urges Togo's Political Actors Make Compromises

[Ghana Govt.] Ghana's President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has urged the Togolese Government and the opposition parties to be guided by the national interest, as they seek to find a lasting solution to the political impasse in that country. (AllAfrica)


Aims Diverge in Talks to Resolve Political Crisis

[Deutsche Welle] Talks are underway in Togo to resolve a political crisis pitting President Faure Gnassingbe against the opposition. But the two sides have differing aims making it difficult to reach a lasting solution. (AllAfrica)


Dialogue On Togo Impasse - Demonstrations Suspended, 45 Detainees Released

[Ghana Presidency] The Togolese Government and the Coalition of 14 Opposition political parties have agreed to implement a number of measures aimed at building trust and confidence amongst the political actors in Togo. (AllAfrica)