Pragmatic political policies

Koffi Esaw, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration of Togo, said that the high-level debates and discussions throughout the past week on Africa's development and the Millennium Development Goals had proven the need for immediate an...

New government in Togo

Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe on Monday issued a decree to announce the formation of a new government. The government consists of new Prime Minister Gilbert Fossoun Houngbo and 27 ministers.Six more posts were added in the new government an...

Report on national consultations submission in Togo

The report on national consultations was Thursday submitted to Togolese President Faure Gnassingbé, the country's representative at the Unit e d Nations High Commission for Human Rights, Musa Gassama, whose organisation spe a rheaded the enquirie...

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...

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Ebola : les leçons d’une tragédie

Santé

L'Organisation mondiale de la santé (OMS) a reconnu dimanche avoir été lente à réagir à l'épidémie d'Ebola, et que cela devrait lui servir de leçon pour l'avenir.

Début de saison

Sport

Le coup d’envoi du championnat de D1 sera donné le 15 mars prochain. Décision annoncée vendredi par le ‘comité de normalisation’ de la Fédération togolaise de football (FTF).

Aimes vise les 25.000 interventions d'ici 2 ans

Santé

Pour marquer son Xe anniversaire, l’ONG médicale togolaise ‘Aimes Afrique’ a mis les petits plats dans les grands en organisant pendant une semaine une série de manifestations destinées à mieux faire connaître ses actions.

Rougeole : flambée épidémique de saison

Santé

Une nouvelle campagne de vaccination gratuite contre la rougeole va débuter le 26 janvier dans les régions des Plateaux et Centrale.