Long queues as unemployed graduates queue for jobs

The announcement that Togo was recruiting 3500 people into the civil service has led, over the past few days, to long queues of unemployed graduates before the Employment Policy Division here. Candidates are urged to get registered to be issued w...

ADB writes off 99% of Togo's debt

The Africa Development Bank (ADB) has written off Togo's debt owed the Bank estimated at more than 10 billion FCFA. A memorandum of Understanding was signed on Monday at the Tunis-based ADB headquarters by the Togolese Minister of Economy and Fin...

Faure opens truth, justice and reconciliation talks

Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe on Tuesday launched national consultations for the setting-up of a Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission. The ceremony, held at the Convention Centre, was attended by several party officials, civil socie...

Avlessi returns as Togo FA boss

Calm has returned to Togo football after Tata Avlessi was reinstated as the president of the country's federation on Tuesday. Togo sports authorities returned Avlessi to the post on Tuesday, three weeks after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (C...

CPC, RPT to strengthen their relations

A senior official of the Communist Party of China said here on Tuesday China is ready to further deepen and develop the relations with the ruling party and government of Togo. "China considers Togo as an important partner of cooperation, and...

EU grants Togo 123 million euros

The European Union (EU) will grant Togo a total of 123 million euros (190 million dollars) between 2008 and 2013 to help finance urban development, better roads and social infrastructure, it said yesterday. The loan package, announced in Lome by...

Kotoko FC whitewash Togolese champions in soccer friendly

Kumasi Asante Kotoko Saturday whipped Togolese champions, Asko de Kara 5-0 in an international friendly match played at the Baba Yara Spo r ts Stadium in Kumasi, Ghana. Kwadwo Poku scored the first goal for Kotoko 15 minutes into play when he mad...

CPC delegation leaves for Togo

A CPC delegation, led by Wang Jiarui, member of the CPC Central Committee and minister of the International Department of the CPC Central Committee, left here Thursday for a visit to  Togo, Congo (Brazzaville) and Cameroon. The delegation is...

Steinmeier visits Togo

Germany's Vice-Chancellor Frank-Walter Steinmeier called on Monday for debt relief for Togo to support democratic reforms in the small West African state, which held multi-party elections last year. Steinmeier, who is also the German Foreign Mini...

Steinmeier in Lome

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier will depart Sunday on a three-day trip to Ghana, Togo and Burkina Faso aimed at highlighting Germany's "political, economic and cultural interest" in Africa, a foreign ministry official sa...

Togolese government suspends child adoption

The Togolese government Thursday suspended all forms of chil d adoption because of the dysfunctions noted in the adoption system, an official communique issued here Friday said. The decision, taken during the meeting of the council of ministers,...

APS donates over 100,000 meals in Lome through Project Handclasp

The crew of high speed vessel Swift (HSV 2) donated 23 pallets of humanitarian items, including food products that will result in 130,000 meals for Togolese still suffering from flooding in 2007, on behalf of Africa Partnership Station and the Na...

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La propreté est de retour

Coopération

Dans le cadre de son soutien aux activités visant à faire de Lomé une ville plus propre, l’Ambassade des Etats-Unis, sur financement du Corps des ingénieurs de l’armée américaine (USACE), a accordé une subvention de 175.190 dollars pour la construction d’un centre de collecte et de transfert de déchets ménagers à Aflao-Sagbado (Lomé.) 

Explosion de la presse en ligne

Médias

Coûts de fabrication élevés, problèmes de distribution, diffusion internationale difficile, de plus en plus d’éditeurs togolais privilégient la version numérique au détriment du papier. 

D1 : début de saison le 4 mai

Sport

Le championnat de première division, reporté à plusieurs reprises, débutera finalement le 3 mai, a indiqué mercredi la Fédération togolaise de football (FTF). 12 clubs seront en lice.

Victoire du Burkinabè Amidou Yaméogo

Sport

La 2e étape du 23e Tour cycliste du Togo (Blitta-Kara, 156km) a été remportée mardi par le Burkinabè Amidou Yaméogo.