IMF urges Togo to maintain fiscal discipline as vote looms

The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday urged Togo to maintain fiscal discipline in the run-up to the 2010 elections and said the country's economic recovery program was progressing slowly. "With substantial downside risks remaining due t...

Houngbo meets Danny Ayalon

Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon met last Thursday with Gilbert Houngbo, Prime Minister of Togo, who is in Israel on an official visit. During the meeting, the two signed a bilateral declaration regarding economic, educational and agricultura...

Police arrest 10 civilians over Togo coup bid

Police in Togo have arrested 10 civilians as part of an investigation into a coup attempt against President Faure Gnassingbe in mid-April, the state prosecutor said Friday. "The main people charged have made detailed confessions," prose...

Togo designates Nigerian airline to airlift Muslim pilgrims

Togo has designated a Nigerian airline, Medview Airlines , to airlift its Muslim pilgrims to Saudi Arabia henceforth. The airline has subsequently opened an office in Lome, the capital of Togo.Togolese authorities said the move was aimed at endin...

Edem Kodjo wants party re-organized in Togo

The national president of the Togolese Convergence patriotiq ue panafricaine (CPP), Edem Kodjo, has called for the re-organisation of his party management. "We have the ambition to bring new blood into the party by naming representative s th...

IMF executive board approves US$26.6 million disbursement

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today completed the second review of Togo's economic performance under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) arrangement. The completion of the review enables the immediate d...

UN warns Togo over coup reprisals

The United Nations' top regional envoy has warned Togo's government to respect the country's laws as it seeks those responsible for an apparent attempted coup. Said Jinnit was speaking after talks with President Faure Gnassingbe in the capital Lo...

Nine soldiers arrested in Togo in coup attempt probe

Nine soldiers including five officers have been arrested in Togo in recent days as part of an ongoing investigation into a coup attempt against President Faure Gnassingbe, the military said Monday. "This concerns serious individual breaches...

Faure Gnassingbe denounces 'coup attempt'

Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe on Friday denounced on state television a "coup attempt" against him after his arrested half-brother was fingered as being involved in the plot. Gnassingbe said the coup "was planned to be staged...

Kpatcha Gnassingbe humanely held : prosecutor

Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe's half-brother, arrested for plotting to overthrow the government, is being held under humane conditions, a prosecutor said Friday. Kpatcha Gnassingbe was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly conspiring to oust...

France expresses commitment to stability in Togo

The French Foreign Affairs Ministry on Thursday expressed its commitment to stability and democracy in Togo after the announcement, by th e authorities in Lomé, of foiling an attempt involving MP Kpatcha Gnassingbé. "We are attached, like th...

Kpatcha Gnassingbé charged over alleged plot

Togolese authorities charged President Faure Gnassingbe's brother Wednesday for plotting to overthrow the government after arresting him as he sought asylum at the US embassy following raids on his home. The West African nation has been abuzz wit...

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Prévenir la menace terroriste

Coopération

Des experts ouest-africains viennent de se réunir à Lomé dans le cadre du projet européen sûreté de l’aviation civile en Afrique.

Océans : sécurité et développement

Union Africaine

La session ministérielle du Conseil de paix et de sécurité (CPS) de l’Union africaine (UA) s'est déroulée mardi à Addis Abeba.

Administration bien plus rapide

Tech & Web

Le président Faure Gnassingbé a inauguré lundi le réseau e-gouvernement. 560 administrations sont reliées entre-elle par fibre optique.

Devoir d'inventaire

Environnement

Le ministère de l’Environnement a publié jeudi les résultats d’une enquête sur la présence des POP (Polluants organiques persistants) au Togo.