Thomas Boni Yayi visits Togo Thursday

Beninese Head of state, Boni Yayi, is expected on Thursday in Kara, Togo, to attend the first Beninese-Togolese summit on energy to be held the same day in the area. During his stay, Yayi will launch along with his Togolese counterpart, Faure Gna...

Togo gets truth and reconciliation commission

Togo's President Faure Gnassingbe has set up a truth, justice and reconciliation commission to investigate political violence in the small west African country, state radio reported Thursday. The 11-member panel comprised of religious figures, tr...

ASKO leads halfway through Togo's football championship

With 30 points in the kitty, ASKO football club took the lea d in Togo's national first-division football championship after all first-leg matches had been completed last weekend. ASKO beat TAC 2-0 to top the 16-team league table with 30 points,...

Togo's Parliament passes anti-doping bill

Togo's Parliament Tuesday passed a bill authorising the rati fication of the International Convention Against Doping. The new legislation fills a legal vacuum and will help the Togolese state to fig ht more effectively against doping.The Internat...

French PM builds 'renewed' ties with west Africa

French Prime Minister François Fillon began a brief west African tour Thursday starting in Cameroon and aimed at launching what he called "modernised cooperation" with the continent. In Cameroon, run by President Paul Biya since 1982, o...

Togo under control after alleged coup bid: president

Togo President Faure Gnassingbe said Tuesday the situation in his country was under control after a suspected coup attempt last month in which his half-brother was alleged to be involved. "I came today to give an account of the situation and...

Exim Bank grants Togo Telecom US$ 30 million loan

China, through its financial institution, "China Exim Bank", has granted Togotelecom 200 million Yuans (about US$ 30 million or CFA F 15 billion) for the modernization of its facilities and network improvement. With this money, Togotele...

Togo to hold presidential elections in February or March 2010

Togo will hold presidential el ections between 18 February and 5 March, 2010, a statement by Aboudou Assouma, chairman of the Constitutional Court, issued on Thursday in Lomé said. In a statement issued to put an end to "speculation relating...

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...

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Tech & Web

Le conseil des ministres a adopté vendredi un décret relatif à la déclaration de politique du secteur de l’économie numérique.

Bonjour Docteur

Santé

Docmava, nouveau site togolais, a pour objectif d’améliorer le quotidien des professionnels de santé et des patients.

Juste récompense

Culture

Lidi Bessi-Kama, médecin militaire et du sport a été récompensée par l’association des femmes leaders mondiales de Monaco.

Rentrée judiciaire à Abuja

Cédéao

La Cour de justice de la Cédéao vient d'effectuer sa rentrée judiciaire. L'ambassadeur togolais a salué le rôle joué par cette institution.