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IMF Staff Team Completes Review Mission to Togo

[Togonews] An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team led by Ivohasina Razafimahefa visited Lomé during October 18-31, 2018 to conduct discussions on the third review of the program supported by an Extended Credit Facility (ECF). (AllAfrica)


Eranove, Siemens and TSK sign an agreement in Berlin (G20 Investment Summit) for the next Kékéli power plant

[35°N] At the time of the G20 Investment Summit on 30 October 2018 in Berlin, Siemens, Eranove and TSK have signed a Memorandum for working together in the framework of a gas-fired electricity power station in Togo The Eranove group will ensure the development and then the operation of this power station which will at term be operated and managed by Togolese Construction will be ensured by the Spanish company, TSK (EPC) Siemens will supply the turbines and ensure the power plant's long-term maintenance. Th (AllAfrica)


Ghana, Togo Commission Joint Border Post

[Ghana Govt.] President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says Ghana and Togo are committed to ensuring the success of the Noepe-Akanu joint border post, to strengthen the bonds of friendship and co-operation between the two countries. (AllAfrica)


Ghana, Togo Commission Joint Border Post

[Ghana Presidency] The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says Ghana and Togo stand ready to support and promote all efforts aimed at ensuring the success of the management of Noepe-Akanu joint border post, and to strengthen the bonds of friendship and co-operation between Ghana and Togo. (AllAfrica)


Signature of the concession agreement for the Kékéli power plant between the Togolese Republic and the Eranove Group

[35°N] Lomé, 23 October 2018 - Under the high patronage of His Excellency Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé, President of the Togolese Republic, the Minister of Mines and Energy, Marc Dčdčriwč Ably-Bidamon, and the Director General of the pan-African industrial group Eranove, Marc Albérola, signed on 23 October a power generation concession agreement for the design, financing, construction, commissioning, operation and maintenance of the Kékéli Efficient Power (AllAfrica)


Gambia Hopes to Finish Togo Today

[Foroyaa] The Scorpions will be out today targeting to complete a job they started in Lome emboldened by home support. (AllAfrica)


Togo's Partial Privatization Will Not Solve the Market Blockages That Are Holding Back the Country's Full Potential

[Balancing Act] London -For years Togo's Government has been dancing around what it is going to do about its inefficient state telcos. It has now pushed them both together into a single entity and announced that it will offer a minority stake to a private operator. Russell Southwood looks at why it has not addressed the key issues that the market needs to develop. (AllAfrica)


Gambia Arrives and Trains in Lome

[The Point] (Wednesday 10th October, 2018 Issue) (AllAfrica)


Gambia Vs Togo - Is a Musa Barrow-Assan Ceesay Strike Partnership the Answer?

[Foroyaa] A close look at the quality at Scorpions' coach Tom Saintfiet's disposal, it's hard to believe why Gambia can't score enough or beat teams beyond the 2-1 or 1-0 goal margins they've managed whenever it wins an outing. (AllAfrica)


Focusing On Adebayor Alone Will Be Gambia's Biggest Mistake

[Foroyaa] It's three days until Gambia flies out to Lome for the first of a double-legged fixture against Togo's Sparrow Hawks. (AllAfrica)


Hope in Guinea, Disappointment in Togo, Impunity in Burundi

[New Democrat] Will justice be done in Guinea in the very sensitive case of the September 28, 2009 massacre of 150 people in a stadium in the capital Conakry? This looks more likely after investigations closed in December 2017 and the suspects were referred for trial, but victims are not so happy. (AllAfrica)


Meeting Between António Guterres and Faure Gnassingbé

[Togonews] The UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, met today with Faure Gnassingbé, President of the Republic of Togo. (AllAfrica)


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 Joăo Lourenço sent Wednesday a message to the president of Togo, Faure Gnassingbé, whose content was not disclosed. (AllAfrica)