Togo says bird flu hits poultry farm

An outbreak of bird flu has been confirmed in the West African nation of Togo for the first time since last year, the Health Ministry said Tuesday. The virus was detected at a poultry farm housing more than 4,500 birds in the village of Agbata ou...

Faure appoints top UN man as Prime Minister

Togo's President Faure Gnassingbe has named Gilbert Fossoun Houngbo, an accountant and senior United Nations official, to be prime minister of the small West African state, the government said on Monday. Houngbo, who since late 2005 has directed...

Komlan Mally resigns

Togo Prime Minister Komlan Mally tendered his resignation to President Faure Gnassingbe after less than one year in office, and the latter has approved the resignation, a presidential announcement released here Friday said. Mally was appointed pr...

Togo's national football squad manager resigns

Togo's national football squad manager, Frenchman Henri Stambouli, has resigned, citing the non-payment of his salary and difficulties encountered in the course of his duties. Stambouli, who is currently in France, has notified the Togolese Footb...

ECOBANK Group to increase capital base by US$ 2.5 billion

Ecobank Transnational corporated (ETI), which is based in the Togolese capital, Lome, will increase by US$ 2.5 billion its capital, thank s to a transaction of the Group's shares officially launched Monday, the Managing Director Ecobank-Togo, Rog...

Ex-Togolese minister Agbobli 'died of poisoning'

Autopsy report has shown that former Togolese Communication and Culture Minister Atsutsé Kokouvi Agbobli, whose body was found on Friday on the Lome beach, died of "drug poisoning", the state prosecutor, Robert Baoubadi Bakaï, said here...

WABD grants 6.912 billion FCFA loan to Togo

The West African Bank for Development (WABD) Wednesday grant ed two loans totalling 6.912 billion FCFA to Togo to enable it finance road proj e cts and a programme known as emergency support to food safety (PUASA). According to a press statement...

UN assesses human rights situation in Togo

A United Nations' mission visited the Togolese capital, Lome, on Monday to assess the current situation of human rights in the country, the UN office i n Dakar said. Shortly after its arrival in Lome, the UN human rights delegation led by Margare...

Togo includes Pentavalent vaccine in immunisation programme

The new vaccine "Pentavalent", now included in the extended Immunisation Programme (EIP) in Togo, was officially launched on Thursday in Tindjassé, a district in the North-western part of the country bordering Ghana. The vaccine is a co...

Eyadema's former aide eulogised

Officials of the ruling Togolese People's Rally (RPT) Thursday paid tribute to the party's administrative ex-secretary and former minister Yao Kunalé Eklo, during a ceremony witnessed by several supporters and well-wishers in the Convention Palac...

Kadhafi says Islam not propagated by force

The Libyan leader Mouammar Kadhafi said on Saturday that "th e victory" of Islam in Togo and its peaceful propagation showed that the religio n was not spread through the sword and wars as claimed. Speaking in the Togolese city of Kara...

The Paris Club and Togo conclude a debt relief agreement

Paris Club creditors agreed on 12 June 2008 with the Government of the Togolese Republic to alleviate its external public debt, following the approval by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) of a new arrangement under the Poverty Reduction and G...

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Soutien de la Croix Rouge suisse

Coopération

La Croix Rouge suisse a fait un don de 55 millions de Fcfa à son équivalent togolais afin de mener des campagnes de sensibilisation sur le virus Ebola.

Vigilance et prévention

Santé

Une réunion a regroupé mercredi autour du Premier ministre les membres de la commission nationale de lutte contre Ebola, la représentante de l’OMS au Togo et une délégation du Commandement des États-Unis pour l'Afrique.

Monter en puissance sur la répression

Coopération

Francopol, le réseau institutionnel de l’Organisation internationale de la francophonie (OIF) organise à Lomé une rencontre sur la lutte contre la violence faite aux femmes.

L’UEMOA déclare forfait

Sport

En raison de problèmes liés à l’organisation, la 7e édition du tournoi de l’UEMOA, prévue du 22 au 29 novembre à Lomé, a été reportée à une date ultérieure.