Japan offers 500 mln dlrs in new aid, mainly for Africa

Japanese Foreign Minister Hirofumi Nakasone announced 500 million dollars in new aid largely for Africa, on top of an earlier pledge to double Tokyo's assistance to the continent. Speaking at the start of a development conference in Botswana's ca...

Five west African countries to take Nile carp

Experts from five west African countries gathered Tuesday in Ivory Coast to discuss a plan to introduce tilapia, or the Nile carp, into waters of the Volta basin for fish farming. "We need to take precautions before undertaking such a large...

Results of Togo's soccer championship

Following are the results of the third round of the first di vision of the Togolese national soccer championship played across the country at the weekend. AS Douanes - Etoile filante 1-0Tchadjo athlétic - US Koroki 1-1 AS Togo port - Kotoko 1-1 A...

Togo, France sign third defense pact

Togo and France signed their third defense pact here on Friday, expecting a new level of cooperation in that aspect. Togolese Foreign Minister  Koffi Esaw and French Ambassador in Togo Dominique Renaux signed the pact on behalf of the two co...

19 killed in car crash

Nineteen passengers including two babies were killed instantly when a heavy articulated truck from one of the neighbouring countries collided with a mini bus at Togblekope on the outskirts of Lome last Tuesday. The Togolese Minister for Security,...

Spirit of dialogue between Togo political actors : EU

The chief of the Delegation of the European Union Commission in Togo, Filiberto Ceriani Sebregondi, on Wednesday said he was pleased about the spirit of dialogue established within the Togolese political class, stressing that dialogue and pragmat...

Seminar on election petitions holds in Lomé

A seminar on the processes of election petition opens here Monday with the heads and members of Constitutional Courts and Councils from five West African countries. The five-day seminar will be organized by the Togolese Constitutional Court, with...

Belgian Jean Thissen to coach Togo soccer squad

Belgian Jean Thissen on Monday signed an 18-month contract as new head coach of the Togolese national squad, the Sparrow Hawks. He replaces Frenchman Henri Stambouli, who resigned last August after only four months as coach of the team, due to no...

Massive anti polio drive launched in West Africa

Fifty three million children, including every child in Nigeria, are being targeted by a mass immunisation drive against polio in eight west African countries, the UN Children's Fund said Friday. More than 162,000 people were being mobilised to ad...

Togo set for 1.7 percent growth in 2009 : IMF

Togo's economy is set to grow 1.7 percent this year, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said Thursday, revising downwards its earlier projection of three percent. "Growth in 2009 is expected to be modest, at around 1.7 percent, as the pos...

Togo to send 200 soldiers to Minurcat

Togo will send a 200-strong contingent to the UN peacekeeping mission to be deployed in Chad and Central African Republic bordering Sudan, state radio reported on Thursday. Togolese army chief Zakari Nandja was quoted as saying the contingent wil...

Nigerian freight agents end port strike

Nigerian freight and forwarding agents have ended a three-day strike that worsened cargo congestion at the Lagos seaport, a a union spokesman said  Saturday. "We suspended the strike late Wednesday after the transport minister, Ibrahim...

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Don de l'Arabie Saoudite pour le développement rural

Coopération

Le Togo et l’Arabie Saoudite ont signé mercredi à Lusaka (Zambie) un mémorandum d’entente concernant le programme saoudien de forage de puits et de développement rural en Afrique.

Femme fatale

Culture

Elle est de retour ! Valentine Alvares vient de sortir son nouveau clip sur le thème de la James Bond girl et du film d'espionnage.

Un Togolais illumine le Ghana

Diaspora

Le Togolais Charles Sena Ayenu, président d’Home Energy Africa, développe un projet de parc solaire au Ghana. Prochaine étape, le Togo.

Chasse aux contrefaçons

Santé

Le président de l’Ordre national des pharmacien s’est félicité mardi de l’engagement des pouvoirs publics à lutter contre la commercialisation de faux médicaments.