19 killed in car crash

Nineteen passengers including two babies were killed instantly when a heavy articulated truck from one of the neighbouring countries collided with a mini bus at Togblekope on the outskirts of Lome last Tuesday. The Togolese Minister for Security,...

Spirit of dialogue between Togo political actors : EU

The chief of the Delegation of the European Union Commission in Togo, Filiberto Ceriani Sebregondi, on Wednesday said he was pleased about the spirit of dialogue established within the Togolese political class, stressing that dialogue and pragmat...

Seminar on election petitions holds in Lomé

A seminar on the processes of election petition opens here Monday with the heads and members of Constitutional Courts and Councils from five West African countries. The five-day seminar will be organized by the Togolese Constitutional Court, with...

Belgian Jean Thissen to coach Togo soccer squad

Belgian Jean Thissen on Monday signed an 18-month contract as new head coach of the Togolese national squad, the Sparrow Hawks. He replaces Frenchman Henri Stambouli, who resigned last August after only four months as coach of the team, due to no...

Massive anti polio drive launched in West Africa

Fifty three million children, including every child in Nigeria, are being targeted by a mass immunisation drive against polio in eight west African countries, the UN Children's Fund said Friday. More than 162,000 people were being mobilised to ad...

Togo set for 1.7 percent growth in 2009 : IMF

Togo's economy is set to grow 1.7 percent this year, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said Thursday, revising downwards its earlier projection of three percent. "Growth in 2009 is expected to be modest, at around 1.7 percent, as the pos...

Togo to send 200 soldiers to Minurcat

Togo will send a 200-strong contingent to the UN peacekeeping mission to be deployed in Chad and Central African Republic bordering Sudan, state radio reported on Thursday. Togolese army chief Zakari Nandja was quoted as saying the contingent wil...

Nigerian freight agents end port strike

Nigerian freight and forwarding agents have ended a three-day strike that worsened cargo congestion at the Lagos seaport, a a union spokesman said  Saturday. "We suspended the strike late Wednesday after the transport minister, Ibrahim...

US$ 18 Million for Reform and Governance Support Program

The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group made good its commitment to support Togo's development efforts on Wednesday in Tunis where the Board of Directors of the Bank Group approved funding to the tune of 12.5 million Units of Account (UA*), abo...

Adebayor named African footballer of year

Togo and Arsenal striker Emmanuel Adebayor has been named Glo-Caf Footballer of the Year ahead of Egypt's Mohammed Aboutrika and Ghana's Michael Essien. Adebayor won for helping his English premiership side Arsenal and his national side. He dedic...

Faure, religious leaders parley on Reconciliation Commission

The Togolese President, Faure Essozimna Gnassingbe, Monday received various religious leaders in the country, ahead of the establishment of t he Truth, Justice, and Reconciliation Commission. The religious leaders came from the Methodist Church,...

Israel expels passengers of seized Togolese freighter

The passengers and crew of a Lebanese freighter seized by the Israeli navy as it sought to deliver aid to Gaza were expelled on Friday, an army spokesman said. He said no arms were found on board the Togolese-flagged Tali which was towed to the I...

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Tourisme

L’hôtel Radisson Blu 2 Février de Lomé, inauguré mardi, est ouvert au public. La tour de 35 étages est située au coeur du quartier administratif.

Marcel Alain de Souza chez Faure

Cédéao

Le président Faure Gnassingbé a reçu jeudi Marcel Alain de Souza, le nouveau président de la Commission de la Cédéao.

Boukpeti espère siéger au CIO

Sport

Le Comité national olympique du Togo (CNOT) a décidé d’appuyer la candidature de Benjamin Boukpeti à la Commission des athlètes du CIO.

Coopération de proximité

Coopération

Faure Gnassingbé a lancé mardi à Lomé les travaux du 4e lac qui contribuera à offrir un bassin tampon de stockage des eaux de ruissellement.