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...

Brother of Togo president arrested

Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe's brother was detained Wednesday as he sought refuge at the US embassy after a military raid on his house that fuelled political speculation, diplomatic sources said. Kpatcha Gnassingbe, an influential member o...

Togolese soldier's body to be repatriated Tuesday

The body of the Togolese soldier of the UN Peace Mission in the Central African Republic and Chad (MINURCAT 2) will be repatriated Tuesday t o Lomé, the Togolese capital, reliable sources revealed on Monday. The Togolese corporal was killed last...

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CAN 2017 : près d'un milliard a été levé

Sport

Le comité de mobilisation des fonds pour la participation des Eperviers à la dernière Coupe d’Afrique des Nations (CAN 2017) a publié mercredi ses comptes.

Brassage des cultures

Culture

Une ‘Caravane littéraire’ est organisée du 26 février au 4 mars. Elle se rendra dans 5 villes du Togo, du nord au sud. Un évènement culturel attendu.

La coopération multiforme du PNUD

Coopération

Une mission du PNUD (Programme des Nations Unies pour le développement), dépêchée par le siège, est arrivée en début de semaine au Togo.

Le PGICT aura sans doute une suite

Environnement

Les pouvoirs publics entendent renforcer la gestion des risques d’inondations et de dégradation des sols dans les zones rurales et urbaines.