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IMF Staff Completes Review Mission to Togo

[Togonews] An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team, led by Ivohasina Fizara Razafimahefa, visited Lomé during August 28-September 10, 2019 to discuss with the national authorities the fifth review of the program supported by IMF's Extended Credit Facility (ECF). (AllAfrica)

Ghana, Togo Meet Over Maritime Boundary Dispute

[Ghanaian Times] The Senior Minister, Yaw Osafo-Maafo, has stated that the government will only accept an equitable outcome of the ongoing negotiations on the Ghana/Togo Maritime boundary dispute. (AllAfrica)

127 Parcels of Suspected Marijuana Busted At Ghana-Togo Border

[Ghanaian Times] Akanu -Personnel of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) at the Akanu border post, near Dzodze, last Thursday seized 127 parcels of dried leaves suspected to be marijuana from a house by the Ghana-Togo border. (AllAfrica)

President Appoints New Envoy to Togo

[Ghanaian Times] President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has appointed Mr Kofi Mensah Demitia, a public servant of many years' standing as the country's Ambassador to the Republic of Togo. (AllAfrica)

Committee Against Torture Examines the Situation in Togo

[OHCHR] The Committee against Torture this afternoon concluded its consideration of the seventh periodic report of Togo on the efforts made by the State party to implement the provisions of the Convention against Torture. (AllAfrica)

Stars to Face Egypt, Togo in 2021 Afcon Qualifiers

[Capital FM] Cairo -Harambee Stars have been drawn in Group G of the 2021 African Cup of Nations qualifiers and will face off with Mo Salah's Egypt, Togo and Comoros with the first round of matches scheduled for November 7-11. (AllAfrica)

Of Leaders Then and Now

[IPS] Cotonou -Richard Dossevi parks his motorcycle taxi on one of the busiest street corners in Cotonou, Benin's commercial capital, to wait for commuters amid the summer heat. (AllAfrica)

Black Fingers for Togo Tourney

[Ghanaian Times] THE national junior handball team, Black Fingers, left Accra yesterday for the Togolese capital of Lome for the African Zone 2 &3 Handball Youth Championships. (AllAfrica)

Waiting for Their Day in Court

[Africa In Fact] The Gnasssingbé clan has been ruling Togo for more than 50 years.The late Eyadema Gnassingbé to power in January 1967, following what was described as the first coup d'état in black Africa, during which Sylvanus Olympio, the country's first head of state, was assassinated. With strong military backing, the regime continues to dominate and maintain control over all levels of the country's highly centralised government. (AllAfrica)

Togo Overtakes Nigeria in Container Liner Shipping Services

[This Day] Despite West Africa's poor connection to the world through container liner shipping services over the years, Togo, a tiny West African country has overtaken Nigeria to become the first country to surpass the global average, a report by Netherland's leading consulting firm, Dynamar has revealed. (AllAfrica)

Poorer African Nations Rank High in Disease-Fighters' League Table

[Uniting to Combat Neglected Tropical Diseases] Addis Ababa -African countries with modest national incomes are outperforming some richer nations on the continent in the fight against diseases of poverty known as neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), according to a new league table ranking. (AllAfrica)

Lassa Fever - WHO Increases Response in Nigeria, Four Other West African Countries

[Premium Times] With five West African countries reporting outbreaks of Lassa fever, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has scaled up its efforts to support the region's response. (AllAfrica)

Togo and IFAD Partnering for Improved Financial Services and Job Creation for Rural People

[Togonews] Over 50,000 vulnerable rural households in Togo will benefit from a US$35 million project that aims to spur inclusive rural economic growth and create employment opportunities in rural areas through a value chains approach, according to the details of a financing agreement signed today by government of Togo and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). (AllAfrica)

Battle for U.S. Skies - Ethiopian Airlines Ups the Stakes

[East African] Africa's leading carrier, Ethiopian Airlines, has upped the competition for the US market, with this week's announcement that it will introduce three-times-a-week flights to the John F Kennedy International Airport in New York, adding to its flights to the city's Newark International Airport. (AllAfrica)

Gambia's Automatic Nations Cup Chances Lowered After Togo Protest Ditched

[Foroyaa] Gambia's chances of a direct push to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations now lean precariously after CAF rejected a protest against Togo. (AllAfrica)

Be Bold in Addressing Political Crises, Bishops Urge Clergy

[CISA] Kpalimé -The Episcopal Conference of Togo (CET) has called on the clergy in the country to be, "Courageous in addressing Togo's political crisis in the light of the Truth." (AllAfrica)

Political Activist Sentenced for Supporting 'Illegal' Assemblies

[MFWA] A court in the Togolese capital, Lome, has sentenced the leader of political pressure group to two years' imprisonment after pronouncing him guilty of aggravated public disorder and defending crime. (AllAfrica)

Prosecutors Demand 4 Years Imprisonment for Detained Activist

[MFWA] Political activist, Foly Satchivi, risks spending time in prison after prosecutors demanded a four year sentence against him when he appeared in a Magistrate's court in Lome on January 9, 2019. (AllAfrica)

FIFA President Honoured During Togo Visit

[Togonews] Following an earlier visit to Mauritania, FIFA President Gianni Infantino, CAF Vice President Constant Omari, FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura, FIFA Director of Member Associations and Development for CAF and the Caribbean Region Véron Mosengo-Omba, Development Manager at the FIFA Regional Office for West and Central Africa El Hadj Wack Diop and members of the FIFA administration yesterday travelled to the Togolese Republic. (AllAfrica)

More Attacks, 'Persisting Security Challenges' Threaten Progress in West Africa, Sahel

[UN News] A rising number of attacks by extremist groups, using more sophisticated tactics, risk undermining progress in West Africa and the Sahel, the region's UN envoy told the Security Council on Thursday. (AllAfrica)

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)