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...

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...

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Coup de pouce aux cantines scolaires

Développement

Orabank-Togo a remis un chèque de près de 15 millions de Fcfa pour appuyer le programme de cantines scolaires. 

La mode africaine en vedette à Denver

Culture

The African Fashion Show aura lieu ce dimanche à Denver (Colorado). Six designers africains sont attendus parmi lesquels un Togolais.

Police citoyenne

Coopération

Les bonnes pratiques en matière policière mettent du temps à s’acquérir. L'UE assiste les fonctionnaires leur permettant de bénéficier d'une formation continue.

Vision sociale

Développement

Le succès de la politique gouvernementale passe par les programmes sociaux. Le PUDC en est un.