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...

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...

IL NE FALLAIT PAS MANQUER

Le Togo se mobilise en faveur des sinistrés

Cédéao

Faure Gnassingbé a effectué jeudi une visite de quelques heures en Sierra-Leone pour évaluer l’ampleur des dégâts.

PPAAO : nouvel appui de la Banque mondiale

Coopération

La Banque mondiale a accordé un financement additionnel pour l'amélioration de la productivité agricole au Togo.

L'heure est à la clarification

Social

Les employeurs rechignent à offrir à leur personnel une protection sociale digne de ce nom. Pourtant les textes sont précis.

Fraude avérée selon la FTF

Sport

En mai dernier, un match de D1 opposant Gbikinti de Bassar et Maranatha s’était soldé sur un score de 11 à 0 !