Faure Gnassingbe begins 3-day visit to Ghana

Togo president Faure Gnassingbé will begin a three-day State visit to Ghana Monday afternoon.

Establishment of PPDU in Lomé

The ECOWAS infrastructure Projects Preparation and Development Unit (PPDU) is definitively established in Lomé, Togo in October 2014.

West African leaders name Togo's president to lead Ebola response

West African leaders on Thursday appointed Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe to supervise the region's efforts to contain the deadly Ebola epidemic, which has killed nearly 5,000 people, mostly in the region.

Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah meets Togo's Finance Minister

First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah met visiting Togo's Finance Minister Adji Oteth Ayassor, and his accompanying delegation, here on Tuesday.

Gulf firms pledge $ 20 billion for West Africa projects

Countries of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) on Tuesday secured commitments from Gulf states to invest $20 billion in infrastructure projects across the eight-nation bloc.

Togo recognizes Kosovo as a country

Kosovo Foreign Minister Enver Hoxhaj, and his Togolese counterpart, Robert Dussey, have signed today in Prishtina, the agreement for the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

Greek shipowner arrested in $543m heroin bust

The Greek coast guard and police working with the US Drugs Enforcement Agency have discovered around two tonnes of heroin hidden in warehouses and private homes with a street value of over EUR400m ($543m).

Three peacekeepers from Togo among those to be honoured by the UN

The International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers will be observed on Thursday, 29 May 2014.  This marks the sixth year in a row the United Nations will honour more than 100 Blue Helmets who lost their lives the previous year while serving the cause of peace. 

New financing agreement to strengthen small rural businesses in Togo

The government of the Togolese Republic and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) signed a loan and grant agreement today for a US$39.6 million project that will provide needed financial and technical supports and job-creation opportunities for small businesses in rural communities throughout the West African nation.

Moov Togo launches 'Sports Connect' on Kirusa platforms

Kirusa, the leader in voice messaging and social media mobile apps in emerging markets, announced today the launch of its popular service, Sports Connect, on the Moov Togo mobile network.

Togo-China relationship has a solid foundation and a bright future

Visiting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang Wednesday vowed to advance cooperation with Togo. Li made the pledge as he held talks with Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe who is in the Nigerian capital for the 2014 World Economic Forum on Africa.When...

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Les syndicats ne font pas recette

Social

Si au Togo les syndicats font beaucoup de bruit, notamment ceux de la fonction publique, le nombre d’encartés reste très faible, moins de 3% des travailleurs.

Championnat de badminton à Lomé

Sport

Le ‘Badminton Country’ se déroulera les 20 et 21 décembre à Lomé. 16 badistes togolais, béninois, chinois et indiens s’affronteront dans le cadre de cette compétition régionale.

Edem Kodjo revient en librairie

Culture

‘Et demain l’Afrique’, l’ouvrage de référence publié en 1985 par Edem Kodjo, ancien Premier ministre togolais, va connaître une seconde jeunesse. 

Faux policiers sous les verrous

Faits divers

La police a arrêté 6 individus à Lomé spécialisés dans le vol de motos. Le mode opératoire était imparable.