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...

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. 

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Le Togo lance la décennie de la mer et des océans

Environnement

Le Togo est le premier pays africain à célébrer ce 25 juillet la Journée africaine de la mer et des océans. 

Coupe du monde 2018 : Togo contre Ouganda

Sport

Ce samedi a lieu à Saint-Pétersbourg le tirage au sort désignant les groupes de qualification pour la Coupe du monde 2018. 

‘Le procès Habré est déjà une victoire’

Justice

Le procès de l’ancien président tchadien Hissène Habré a été ajourné au 7 septembre prochain. Il est accusé de crime contre l'humanité.

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Diaspora

Plusieurs milliers de togolais de la Diaspora reviennent au pays à l’occasion des vacances en Europe et en Amérique du Nord. Le pic est attendu au mois d’août.