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Two Dead As Government Continues Bloody Repression of Street Protests

[MFWA] The government in Togo has brutally enforced its ban on opposition demonstrations with a crackdown that has left at least two people dead. (AllAfrica)


IMF - New Disbursement for Togo

[Togonews] On December 10, 2018, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed the third review of Togo's performance under the program supported by an Extended Credit Facility (ECF). (AllAfrica)


The Press Conference of Aueom to Togolese Legislative Elections of 20th December 2018

[African Union] The AU Team of Short-Term Election Observation Mission (AUEOM) to the Togolese Republic, held a press Conference to review the Legislative Elections that took place on 20th December, 2018. (AllAfrica)


Asian Infrastructure Bank Approves Applications of Six More Countries

[Focac] The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) announced on Wednesday that its Board of Governors has approved the membership applications of six more countries, bringing AIIB's total approved members to 93. (AllAfrica)


Togo Returns to the Streets to Stop 'Unfair' Legislative Elections

[African Arguments] The government seems determined to hold elections on 20 December and extend President Gnassingbé's rule, by any means necessary. (AllAfrica)


Deaths Reported as Govt Forces Move Against Protesters

[Deutsche Welle] Deaths were reported in Togo after security forces moved against protesters across the West African state. Opposition leaders accused "regime soldiers" of opening fire and urged their supporters to continue street demos. (AllAfrica)


Ghana, Togo Maritime Boundary Disputes in Limbo

[Ghanaian Times] MR LAWRENCE Apaalse, the Head of Ghana's Technical Team negotiating the Maritime Boundary delimitation with Togo, has said that there is no consensus in sight in the raging disagreement between the two countries on their boundary on the high sea. (AllAfrica)


Ethiopian to Connect L.A., Addis Through Togo

[Addis Fortune] Ethiopian Airlines is set to begin flights that connect Los Angeles with Addis Ababa through the West African city of Lomé, Togo. (AllAfrica)


Three subsidiaries of Pan-African banking group Oragroup win The Banker "Bank of the year award"

[35°N] The three subsidiaries of the Oragroup Banking Group, in Burkina Faso, Senegal and Togo won the award for best bank in their respective countries. This award is presented by The Banker magazine, a publication of the Financial Times group. (AllAfrica)


Bishops Call for Reforms Ahead of Elections

[CISA] Lomé -The Episcopal Conference of Togo (CET) has called for constitutional and institutional reforms in line with the ECOWAS roadmap as the country approaches the December 20 parliamentary elections. (AllAfrica)


Seme, Togo Border Posts to Get EU's Cargo Scanners

[Guardian] Following the commitments made by technical and trade partners, the European Union (EU), at the commissioning of the Seme and Togo border posts last month, the borders are expected to take delivery of two cargo scanners hopefully before the end of the year. (AllAfrica)


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)