Egypt police kill Togolese migrant at Israel border

Egyptian border police shot dead a Togolese migrant as he tried to enter Israel illegally, a security official said on Saturday. The 25-year-old was shot in the head near the border, just south of the Gaza Strip, the official said.Egyptian police...

Togo qualifies to enter HIPC debt relief program

The International Monetary Fund said on Thursday that Togo had qualified to enter a debt relief program managed by the IMF and World Bank, which seeks to reduce the debt burdens of the world's poorest countries. The IMF said with significant poli...

UN rights chief hails end of death penalty in Togo

The U.N.'s top human rights official has welcomed a decision by Togo to remove the death penalty from its penal code. U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay says the abolition of capital punishment in the West African country demonst...

Central African ex-leader Patasse comes home for peace talks

Former Central African Republic president Ange-Felix Patasse arrived here Sunday after five years in exile in Togo to participate in long-delayed peace talks in the troubled country. "I have not come to judge but to find grounds for entente...

Togo Reaches Decision Point Under the Enhanced HIPC Debt Relief

The World Bank's International Development Association (IDA) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have determined that the Republic of Togo qualifies for debt relief under the enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative, enabl...

Orange is in talks to buy GSM license

France Telecom SA, Europe's third- largest telephone company, said it's in talks to buy a phone license in Togo in western Africa. The company didn't disclose financial details. The license would give France Telecom the right to operate in the co...

Nigeria to play Togo in local U-20 tournament

Nigeria's under-20 squad will play their Togolese counterparts in the opening game of the West Africa Football Union (WAFU) U-20 competition Group A qualifiers on Nov. 28, local media reported. Another group A match will be held between Benin Rep...

Togo says to distribute HIV/AIDS drugs at no cost

Togo will start distributing free of charge from Nov. 17 the anti-retroviral drugs that extend the lives of HIV/AIDS patients, its government said on Saturday. "Anti-retroviral medicines distributed by the network of the Central Supply of Es...

Lome workshop discusses promotion of renewable energies

About 20 participants from eight African countries gathered since Monday in Togo to discuss the promotion of renewable energies vis-a-vis the e n ergy problems facing the African continent. The three-day seminar, with the topic: "The Sharing...

Africa Zone III basketball tournament starts

The zonal basketball tournament (zone three), which qualifie s teams for the next African female basketball champions league, started this week-end in Lome with teams from from Benin, Côte d'Ivoire, Nigeria and Togo participating. On Sunday, Ener...

Congo president plans to attend G20 economic summit

Seven African heads of state were reported Thursday to have mandated Congolese President Denis Sassou Nguesso to attend next month's G20 financial summit in Washington even though he has not been invited. Sassou Nguesso said Wednesday that it was...

West African leader laments surge in drug-trafficking

West Africa has become a hub for a drug-trafficking industry that threatens regional security, Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore warned Tuesday. "At the moment, when the world is facing the financial and food crisis, there are less pu...

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Rétablir l’honneur de la justice

Justice

Le corporatisme judiciaire est ainsi fait que lorsqu’il s’enfonce dans l’erreur il faut une trentaine d’années pour que la vérité se rétablisse.

Les Mozambicains jonglent avec les partitions

Culture

L’Institut Français du Togo et le Grand Rex présentent le 21 mai prochain ‘Maputo Mozambique’, un spectacle de jonglage musical. 

Stimuler la créativité

Tech & Web

Cina Lawson a annoncé le lancement de deux concours tournés vers l'innovation. L'un deux concerne le développement des applications mobiles.

Tom Saintfiet prend la direction des Eperviers

Sport

L’équipe nationale du Togo a enfin son sélectionneur. Il s’agit du Belge Tom Saintfiet.