Sinohydro wins € 282-million Togo HEP project

China's state-owned Sinohydro has won the € 282 million construction contract for the Adjarala hydroelectric project (HEP) on the border of Togo and Benin, according to a statement by China's Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of th...

Football: Togo surprises Cameroon

It was a nerve-wracking encounter on Saturday when the Hawks of Togo clashed with the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon in a Group A game of the Africa Nations/World Cup qualifiers at the Ohene Djan Stadium in Accra. In the end however, Togo had to c...

Togo Telecom leads national football league

Togo Telecom has taken the lead in the country's first divis ion league, following its 1-0 victory over US Masseda in the 4th round of matche s played last weekend. Togo Telecom secured a one-point advantage over AS Douanes, Gomido and Kotoko, e...

Faure Gnassingbe attend Gabon first lady's burial in Congo

Gabon's first lady Edith Lucie Bongo Ondimba was laid to rest Sunday in her native country of Congo in front of thousands of people and seven presidents, including her husband and her father. The wife of Africa's longest-serving leader, Gabonese...

Japan offers 500 mln dlrs in new aid, mainly for Africa

Japanese Foreign Minister Hirofumi Nakasone announced 500 million dollars in new aid largely for Africa, on top of an earlier pledge to double Tokyo's assistance to the continent. Speaking at the start of a development conference in Botswana's ca...

Five west African countries to take Nile carp

Experts from five west African countries gathered Tuesday in Ivory Coast to discuss a plan to introduce tilapia, or the Nile carp, into waters of the Volta basin for fish farming. "We need to take precautions before undertaking such a large...

Results of Togo's soccer championship

Following are the results of the third round of the first di vision of the Togolese national soccer championship played across the country at the weekend. AS Douanes - Etoile filante 1-0Tchadjo athlétic - US Koroki 1-1 AS Togo port - Kotoko 1-1 A...

Togo, France sign third defense pact

Togo and France signed their third defense pact here on Friday, expecting a new level of cooperation in that aspect. Togolese Foreign Minister  Koffi Esaw and French Ambassador in Togo Dominique Renaux signed the pact on behalf of the two co...

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...

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Découvrez l’Afrique de l’Ouest en pirogue

Culture

Une exposition intitulée ‘Blue pirogue’ aura lieu du 30 juin au 30 septembre à l’hôtel Onomo de Lomé. Un voyage initiatique en Afrique de l'Ouest.

Une plateforme commune pour les peuples africains

Union Africaine

Après le vote des députés, le gouvernement a désormais les mains libres pour ratifier l’acte constitutif de l’Union africaine (UA) relatif au Parlement panafricain.

Le Togo, pays inhospitalier pour les trafiquants de drogue

Faits divers

10 tonnes de cannabis, de cocaïne et de méthamphétamine ont été détruits dimanche à Lomé par la police.

Le soutien au Togo ne s’érode pas

Coopération

Le phénomène dure depuis des décennies. Le Togo perd une partie de sa côte rongée par l’érosion.