Belgian Jean Thissen to coach Togo soccer squad

Belgian Jean Thissen on Monday signed an 18-month contract as new head coach of the Togolese national squad, the Sparrow Hawks. He replaces Frenchman Henri Stambouli, who resigned last August after only four months as coach of the team, due to no...

Massive anti polio drive launched in West Africa

Fifty three million children, including every child in Nigeria, are being targeted by a mass immunisation drive against polio in eight west African countries, the UN Children's Fund said Friday. More than 162,000 people were being mobilised to ad...

Togo set for 1.7 percent growth in 2009 : IMF

Togo's economy is set to grow 1.7 percent this year, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said Thursday, revising downwards its earlier projection of three percent. "Growth in 2009 is expected to be modest, at around 1.7 percent, as the pos...

Togo to send 200 soldiers to Minurcat

Togo will send a 200-strong contingent to the UN peacekeeping mission to be deployed in Chad and Central African Republic bordering Sudan, state radio reported on Thursday. Togolese army chief Zakari Nandja was quoted as saying the contingent wil...

Nigerian freight agents end port strike

Nigerian freight and forwarding agents have ended a three-day strike that worsened cargo congestion at the Lagos seaport, a a union spokesman said  Saturday. "We suspended the strike late Wednesday after the transport minister, Ibrahim...

US$ 18 Million for Reform and Governance Support Program

The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group made good its commitment to support Togo's development efforts on Wednesday in Tunis where the Board of Directors of the Bank Group approved funding to the tune of 12.5 million Units of Account (UA*), abo...

Adebayor named African footballer of year

Togo and Arsenal striker Emmanuel Adebayor has been named Glo-Caf Footballer of the Year ahead of Egypt's Mohammed Aboutrika and Ghana's Michael Essien. Adebayor won for helping his English premiership side Arsenal and his national side. He dedic...

Faure, religious leaders parley on Reconciliation Commission

The Togolese President, Faure Essozimna Gnassingbe, Monday received various religious leaders in the country, ahead of the establishment of t he Truth, Justice, and Reconciliation Commission. The religious leaders came from the Methodist Church,...

Israel expels passengers of seized Togolese freighter

The passengers and crew of a Lebanese freighter seized by the Israeli navy as it sought to deliver aid to Gaza were expelled on Friday, an army spokesman said. He said no arms were found on board the Togolese-flagged Tali which was towed to the I...

Israel stops Togo ship

The Israeli navy on Thursday intercepted and boarded a Gaza-bound Lebanese aid boat at sea and was escorting it to the Israeli port of Ashdod, Defence Minister Ehud Barak said. "At first the ship understood we were prohibiting it from headin...

Rock Gnassingbé returns as FA chief

Rock Gnassingbé was voted back as head of the West African country's football association on Sunday, two years after he was forced out of the job due to an embarrassing World Cup debut in Germany in 2006. Rock won the presidency of the Togolese F...

Togo sends Solano Cortez Jorge to US

Togo has agreed to extradite to the U.S. an alleged druglord from Colombia who was arrested trying to smuggle hundreds of pounds (kilograms) of cocaine through this West African nation last year. The government said in a statement broadcast on st...

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Gynécologie obstétrique : appui de l'UNFAP

Santé

Le Fonds des Nations Unies pour la population (UNFAP) a offert au ministère de la Santé du matériel destiné aux centres de gynécologie obstétrique. 

Engranger les dividendes du numérique

Tech & Web

La révolution numérique est en train de transformer le monde, souligne un rapport de la Banque mondiale publiée vendredi. Le Togo ne veut pas être à la traine.

La valeur ajoutée du PUDC

Développement

Croissance inclusive et le développement social, telle est l'ambition du Programme d’urgence de développement communautaire lancé récemment.

Le Woelab de Lomé enrôlé dans WAZIUP

Tech & Web

Les membres du consortium WAZIUP ont lancé le 4 février dernier le programme WAZIUP financé par l’Union européenne.