FIFA annuls Togo win in World Cup qualifier for ineligible player

FIFA has penalized Togo for fielding an ineligible player in a World Cup qualifier, a decision which severely damages Libya's hopes of reaching the tournament in Brazil.FIFA says it overturned Togo's 2-0 home win against Cameroon on June 9, and aw...

Eiffage International wins project in Togo

The international subsidiary of Eiffage Travaux Publics is to carry out the yard works for the modernisation and expansion project of the container terminal at the port of Lomé. The project was launched by Togo Terminal, a subsidiary of Bolloré Af...

Over 1,100 candidates to contest for 91 seats in Togo's parliament

A total of 1,174 candidates have registered on 185 lists for Togo's legislative elections scheduled for July 21, according to the National Independent Electoral Commission (CENI) of the West African country. Out of the 1,174 candidates, only...

Save the date

Togo's government said that parliamentary elections would take place in late July. Government spokesman Yacoubou Hamadou said late Friday on TVT (state TV) that elections will take place on July 21. He said candidates have until June 16 to submit...

WB approves funds to support Togo’s efforts to rehabilitate roads and drainage systems damaged by flooding

The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors today approved a US$14 million IDA* grant to support the Government of Togo’s efforts to rehabilitate roads, drains and other infrastructure, to scale-up urban services, and strengthen the capacity of...

‘Arc of instability » across Africa

An “arc of instability” was stretching across Africa’s Sahara and Sahel region, and if left unchecked, it could transform the continent into a breeding ground for extremists and a launch pad for larger-scale terrorist attacks around the world, del...

The President has landed in New York

President Faure Gnassingbé arrived in New York on Sunday evening.He is due at the UNSC on Monday in order to lead an executive meeting dedicated to the stakes of the war against terror in Africa, peacekeeping and international security. Togo is as...

Need for concerted international action

Togo, who chairs the Security Council in May, organizes Monday in New York a high-level meeting on the challenges of counter-terrorism in Africa for peacekeeping and international security.In addition to the Council’s fifteen members, representati...

No consensus on visiting Syrian refugee camps in Jordan

The United Nations Security Council has failed to reach a consensus on a Jordanian proposal to send a delegation to inspect the Syrian refugee camps in Jordan, the President of the United Nations Security Council announced Monday. Togo's U.N. envo...

Togo assumes rotating Security Council presidency

Togo on Wednesday assumed the rotating presidency of the U.N. Security Council for May.Kodjo Menan (photo), the permanent representative of Togo to the United Nations, took over the rotating council presidency from Eugene-Richard Gasana, the Rwand...

An additional week for the census

Scheduled to end on April 21st, the census period in Area 2 is extended by one week.This measure will allow the 2 million voters of the region, including 28 districts and Lome the capital, to get registered.The process is such a success that the s...

Ban Ki-Moon’s letter to Faure

The Secretary General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-Moon (photo), recently addressed a message to President Faure Gnassingbé in which he thanks the Togo for its “ brave decision to deploy troops in support of Operation +Serval+ and for its partici...

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Victoire du Togo sur le Bénin

Sport

Les Eperviers cadets ont battu samedi en match inaugural de la ‘President’s Cup’ le Bénin 2 à 1. Cette compétition est organisée dans le cadre de la célébration du 54e anniversaire l’indépendance Togo.

Les Burkinabés dominent le Tour

Sport

L’avant dernière étape du Tour du Togo (Notsè-Agou-Kpalimé, 66 km) a été remportée samedi par le Burkinabé Seydou Bamogo. Dans la roue du vainqueur, 

Gestion participative de l’environnement

Coopération

Le gouvernement et le PNUD ont signé vendredi une convention de financement de près de 1,8 million de dollars relative au projet de renforcement de la gestion nationale et décentralisée de l’environnement.

Comment Berlin revient en Afrique

Diplomatie

Il est paru. Le deuxième numéro de DiploMag, le trimestriel d’information du ministère des Affaires étrangères consacre un dossier à la coopération germano-togolaise et à la nouvelle stratégie de Berlin sur le continent africain.