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...

Maroc Telecom and Etisalat have signed an agreement for the acquisition of six assets in Africa

Maroc Telecom has signed with Etisalat an agreement to acquire its subsidiaries located in Benin, Central African Republic, Ivory Coast, Gabon, Niger and Togo.

World Bank to Finance 19 Centers of Excellence in Africa

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved US$150 million to finance 19 university-based Centers of Excellence in seven countries in West and Central Africa, including Togo.

North Dakota National Guard celebrates Togo as Third African Partner

For the second time in two days, the North Dakota National Guard has formalized a partnership with a west African nation. Today's signing ceremony officially affiliates the North Dakota National Guard and the Togolese Republic as a component of the National Guard Bureau's State Partnership Program. 

Togo team launches call for coaching job

The Togo Football Federation have launched a call for applications for the vacant post of head coach.

Giant Slalom : Togo's Alessia Dipol 55th overall

Progress for Alessia Afi Dipol during the second round of the women's giant slalom in Sochi. The Togolese ended her race in the 53rd position 1:31.14 (+13.24) against a time of 1:31.66 (+13.78) and a 60th place in the first round.Best time of the...

Togo's 1st Winter Olympian wants to inspire Africa

Togo's first competitor at the Winter Olympics, cross-country skier Mathilde-Amivi Petitjean, hopes her debut in Sochi will inspire other African athletes to compete in winter sports.Petitjean crossed the line in the women's 10-kilometer classical...

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Finance inclusive : avez-vous le bon profil ?

Politique

Le Fonds national pour la finance Inclusive (FNFI) a été lancé en janvier dernier et est opérationnel. Une Direction de Promotion de la finance Inclusive a été créée par décret et son opérationnalisation est en cours de réalisation. 

Anges conserve sa place de leader

Sport

Le championnat de D1 a repris samedi après plus d’un mois d’interruption pour cause de Coupe du Monde. 

L’engagement personnel de Faure Gnassingbé

Coopération

Le 17 juillet dernier, l'Union européenne a alloué près de 5 millions d’euros à la Cédéao pour lui permettre de créer une réserve alimentaire régionale.

Combats techniques et spectaculaires

Culture

Les luttes traditionnelles Evala en pays Kabyé se sont achevées jeudi avec la grande finale qui a opposé la coalition Akei+Lao+Kioude+Tchamdè à celle de Kadjika+Awidina+Koda+Pittah.