Global Fund grants Togo 108 million to fight AIDS

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has granted Togo 108 million dollars (77 million euros), the health ministry said on Friday. The grant will support antiretroviral (ARV) treatments for those afflicted by AIDS as well as org...

Organized crime plundering West Africa: UN

Fewer drugs have been flowing into Europe from West Africa in recent months but organized crime is plundering the sub-region through illicit trafficking in arms, women, cigarettes and toxic waste, according to a UN report released Tuesday. "...

Mega pan-African festival kicks off in Algeria

A huge pan-African festival gathering more than 8,000 artists and writers from all over Africa including Togo, as well as Brazil and the United States, got under way here on Saturday. Algeria is hosting the Second Pan-African Cultural Festival at...

African leaders in deal on powers of continental Authority

African leaders reached a compromise early Friday on the powers of a new regional Authority that will coordinate key policies but have little power to act without a mandate from member states. In lengthy and often heated talks, Libyan leader Moam...

136 Togolese refugees return home from Ghana

A group of 136 Togolese who took refuge in Ghana were Wednes day voluntarily repatriated back home by the UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR). According to sources close to Togolese refugees' institution, the returnees are made up of 67 adult...

New permanent representative of Togo presents credentials

The new Permanent Representative of Togo to the United Nations, Kodjo Menan, today presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. Prior to his appointment, Mr. Menan held the post of Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign...

Togo seeks better relations with Spain

Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe has said his country wan ts to strengthen its co-operations with Spain. Gnassingbe spoke as he and visiting Spanish Prime Minister Jose Louis Rodriguez Zapatero signed a ''political memorandum of understanding'...

Togo latest African state to abolish death penalty

Togo has become the latest country to abolish the death penalty, in a parliamentary vote held in the presence of visiting Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero. Togo is the 15th member of the African Union and the 94th country in th...

Spanish PM meets West African leaders

West African leaders Monday held talks with Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero aimed at boosting ties with the European country which has become a key destination for illegal migrants. Zapatero said Spain placed "great impor...

China, Togo sign handover document of local hospital in Lome

Togolese Health Minister Comlan Mally (L) and Chinese Ambassador to Togo Yang Min sign the handover document of the Lome Central Hospital in Lome, capital of Togo, June 17, 2009, marking the completion of the civil engineering work of the buildin...

OIF SG to visit Togo Saturday

Secretary General of the International Organisation of the Francophony (OIF) Abdou Diouf is expected in Lome next Saturday on a three-day visit to Togo, official sources said. Mr. Diouf will hold talks with the local authorities on the cooperatio...

Leaders meet Monday in Abuja over regional crises

West African leaders , including Togo President Faure Gnassingbé, will on Monday hold a summit in Abuja to discuss recent political developments in several member states, an official statement by regional bloc ECOWAS said Wednesday. "Regiona...

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Lutte régionale contre le banditisme et le terrorisme

Coopération

Plus de 200 individus soupçonnés de banditisme et d’activités terroristes ont été arrêtées lors d'une opération de sécurité régionale.

La monnaie unique est sur les rails

Cédéao

Jean-Claude Brou, le nouveau président de la Commission de la Cédéao, a présenté devant les membres du Parlement de l’organisation son plan stratégique.

Prochaine mise en œuvre du WACA

Environnement

La Banque mondiale a annoncé en avril dernier une aide de plus de 50 millions de dollars sous forme de prêt et de don pour aider le Togo à lutter contre l’érosion côtière.

Le Togo grappille un petit point

Sport

La FIFA a publié jeudi son classement mensuel. Le Togo gagne un point. Il se retrouve à la 128e place au plan mondial.