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...

West African intelligence chiefs meet in Togo

Chiefs of West African intelligence services are meeting in Lome, Togo, to find common solutions to problems of insecurity in the sub-region. The three-day meeting started on Friday, and will give the participants the chan ce to arrive at concert...

Runaway legionnaire 'fed up' with provocation

A fugitive French Foreign Legion soldier who killed four people in Chad before being captured murdered two comrades because they were constantly provoking him, a local Chadian newspaper reported Friday. Identified as Josafa Moura da Silva Pereira...

Killer fugitive legionnaire captured in Chad desert

A fugitive French foreign legionnaire being hunted by international soldiers after killing four people in Chad was captured Thursday as thirst overcame him, local and French sources said. The French army chief of staff in Paris said French milita...

Togo Telecom sign African undersea cable dea

A consortium of telecoms operators have signed a deal that would pave the way for the laying of South Africa's undersea cable around West Africa to Europe, local telecoms firm Telkom (TKGJ.J) said on Wednesday. The $600 million West Africa Cable...

AFDB Approves emergency humanitarian assistance to Togo

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has approved emergency humanitarian assistance grants of US$ 500,000 each to Djibouti, Mozambique, Togo and Zambia, to enable the countries provide immediate relief to victims of...

BOAD, Togo sign CFA F7b loan

The West African Development Bank has granted Togo a CFA F 7b (US$14m) loan for part financing of a hydro-agricultural development project in the Lower Mono Valley. The project aims to develop the valley, especially the irrigation of the land the...

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Echange de bons procédés

Union Africaine

Les grandes manœuvres ont débuté pour l’obtention des postes de prestige à l’Union africaine.

Les inégalités entre les genres coûtent une fortune à l'Afrique

Développement

L’édition 2016 du rapport sur le développement humain en Afrique, réalisé par le PNUD, a été présentée lundi à Lomé.

L'engagement des Togolais de l'extérieur

Diaspora

Un membre de la Diaspora a annoncé son intention de créer une institution de micro finance pour venir en aide aux plus démunis.

Promotion de la culture Tem

Culture

Le festival international des musiques et danses traditionnelles TEM Festekpe aura lieu 9 au 11 décembre  à Sokodé.