Togo says to distribute HIV/AIDS drugs at no cost

Togo will start distributing free of charge from Nov. 17 the anti-retroviral drugs that extend the lives of HIV/AIDS patients, its government said on Saturday. "Anti-retroviral medicines distributed by the network of the Central Supply of Es...

Lome workshop discusses promotion of renewable energies

About 20 participants from eight African countries gathered since Monday in Togo to discuss the promotion of renewable energies vis-a-vis the e n ergy problems facing the African continent. The three-day seminar, with the topic: "The Sharing...

Africa Zone III basketball tournament starts

The zonal basketball tournament (zone three), which qualifie s teams for the next African female basketball champions league, started this week-end in Lome with teams from from Benin, Côte d'Ivoire, Nigeria and Togo participating. On Sunday, Ener...

Congo president plans to attend G20 economic summit

Seven African heads of state were reported Thursday to have mandated Congolese President Denis Sassou Nguesso to attend next month's G20 financial summit in Washington even though he has not been invited. Sassou Nguesso said Wednesday that it was...

West African leader laments surge in drug-trafficking

West Africa has become a hub for a drug-trafficking industry that threatens regional security, Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore warned Tuesday. "At the moment, when the world is facing the financial and food crisis, there are less pu...

Adebayor nominated for Top CAF Award

Amr Zaki, Didier Drogba, Michael Essien and Emmanuel Adebayor are all in the running for the 2008 African Footballer of the Year award. Wigan striker Zaki and his Egypt colleague Mohamed Aboutrika (Al Ahly of Cairo) head a five-man shortlist for...

Togo-Swaziland 6-0

Arsenal star Emmanuel Adebayor ended a one-month national team boycott by scoring four goals as Togo sank Swaziland 6-0 Saturday in a 2010 World Cup-African Nations Cup qualifier. The striker told London newspapers he would shun the key Group 11...

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...

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Maladies rares : création d'un Fonds de solidarité

Santé

L’ONG ‘Aimes Afrique’ a annoncé le lancement d’un Fonds d'assistance des maladies graves mais curables.

Escale du Silver Wind à Lomé

Tourisme

Le Silver Wind, un bateau de croisière battant pavillon américain, effectue une escale de quelques heures mercredi à Lomé.

La paix pour le Togo, Inch Allah !

Diaspora

Plusieurs centaines de fidèles togolais se sont retrouvés mardi soir à la mosquée Taqwa du Bronx à New York. 

Campagne digitale inédite

Politique

Suivre la campagne électorale au Togo même à plusieurs dizaines de milliers de kilomètres n’est plus un problème.