Report on national consultations submission in Togo

The report on national consultations was Thursday submitted to Togolese President Faure Gnassingbé, the country's representative at the Unit e d Nations High Commission for Human Rights, Musa Gassama, whose organisation spe a rheaded the enquirie...

Togo says bird flu hits poultry farm

An outbreak of bird flu has been confirmed in the West African nation of Togo for the first time since last year, the Health Ministry said Tuesday. The virus was detected at a poultry farm housing more than 4,500 birds in the village of Agbata ou...

Faure appoints top UN man as Prime Minister

Togo's President Faure Gnassingbe has named Gilbert Fossoun Houngbo, an accountant and senior United Nations official, to be prime minister of the small West African state, the government said on Monday. Houngbo, who since late 2005 has directed...

Komlan Mally resigns

Togo Prime Minister Komlan Mally tendered his resignation to President Faure Gnassingbe after less than one year in office, and the latter has approved the resignation, a presidential announcement released here Friday said. Mally was appointed pr...

Togo's national football squad manager resigns

Togo's national football squad manager, Frenchman Henri Stambouli, has resigned, citing the non-payment of his salary and difficulties encountered in the course of his duties. Stambouli, who is currently in France, has notified the Togolese Footb...

ECOBANK Group to increase capital base by US$ 2.5 billion

Ecobank Transnational corporated (ETI), which is based in the Togolese capital, Lome, will increase by US$ 2.5 billion its capital, thank s to a transaction of the Group's shares officially launched Monday, the Managing Director Ecobank-Togo, Rog...

Ex-Togolese minister Agbobli 'died of poisoning'

Autopsy report has shown that former Togolese Communication and Culture Minister Atsutsé Kokouvi Agbobli, whose body was found on Friday on the Lome beach, died of "drug poisoning", the state prosecutor, Robert Baoubadi Bakaï, said here...

WABD grants 6.912 billion FCFA loan to Togo

The West African Bank for Development (WABD) Wednesday grant ed two loans totalling 6.912 billion FCFA to Togo to enable it finance road proj e cts and a programme known as emergency support to food safety (PUASA). According to a press statement...

UN assesses human rights situation in Togo

A United Nations' mission visited the Togolese capital, Lome, on Monday to assess the current situation of human rights in the country, the UN office i n Dakar said. Shortly after its arrival in Lome, the UN human rights delegation led by Margare...

Togo includes Pentavalent vaccine in immunisation programme

The new vaccine "Pentavalent", now included in the extended Immunisation Programme (EIP) in Togo, was officially launched on Thursday in Tindjassé, a district in the North-western part of the country bordering Ghana. The vaccine is a co...

Eyadema's former aide eulogised

Officials of the ruling Togolese People's Rally (RPT) Thursday paid tribute to the party's administrative ex-secretary and former minister Yao Kunalé Eklo, during a ceremony witnessed by several supporters and well-wishers in the Convention Palac...

Kadhafi says Islam not propagated by force

The Libyan leader Mouammar Kadhafi said on Saturday that "th e victory" of Islam in Togo and its peaceful propagation showed that the religio n was not spread through the sword and wars as claimed. Speaking in the Togolese city of Kara...

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Championnat de badminton à Lomé

Sport

Le ‘Badminton Country’ se déroulera les 20 et 21 décembre à Lomé. 16 badistes togolais, béninois, chinois et indiens s’affronteront dans le cadre de cette compétition régionale.

Faux policiers sous les verrous

Faits divers

La police a arrêté 6 individus à Lomé spécialisés dans le vol de motos. Le mode opératoire était imparable.

Avis aux maîtres

Santé

Chiens et chats sont priés de se faire vacciner contre la rage. Une campagne a débuté en début de semaine au cours de laquelle 10.000 doses seront distribuées.

Réinventer l'avenir

Développement

Partout dans le monde, la révolution de l’innovation pour les enfants est en marche … souvent dans les endroits les plus inattendus … et dirigée de plus en plus par les jeunes eux-mêmes.