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...

The Paris Club and Togo conclude a debt relief agreement

Paris Club creditors agreed on 12 June 2008 with the Government of the Togolese Republic to alleviate its external public debt, following the approval by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) of a new arrangement under the Poverty Reduction and G...

EU to give Togo euros 123 million

The European Union (EU) has agreed to give the Togolese government an amount of euros 123 million (about US$197 million) with the framework of the so-called Country Strategy Paper (CSP) and National Indicative Program (NIP), official sources have...

Long queues as unemployed graduates queue for jobs

The announcement that Togo was recruiting 3500 people into the civil service has led, over the past few days, to long queues of unemployed graduates before the Employment Policy Division here. Candidates are urged to get registered to be issued w...

ADB writes off 99% of Togo's debt

The Africa Development Bank (ADB) has written off Togo's debt owed the Bank estimated at more than 10 billion FCFA. A memorandum of Understanding was signed on Monday at the Tunis-based ADB headquarters by the Togolese Minister of Economy and Fin...

Faure opens truth, justice and reconciliation talks

Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe on Tuesday launched national consultations for the setting-up of a Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission. The ceremony, held at the Convention Centre, was attended by several party officials, civil socie...

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Descente aux enfers

Sport

Conséquence mathématique de ses défaites face à la Guinée et au Ghana, l’équipe nationale de foot chute dans le dernier classement de la FIFA.

La CAN débute à Niamey

Sport

La 3Coupe d’Afrique des Nations de Maracaña se déroule du 17 au 22 septembre à Niamey (Niger). Bénin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Niger et Togo sont présents.

Opération commando contre un bus en provenance du Mali

Faits divers

Cinq individus circulant à moto et armés de fusils d’assaut de type AK 47 ont braqué  dimanche un autocar sur la nationale N°1.

Viviane Van Steirteghem s’en va mais la coopération demeure

Coopération

Après le ministre des Affaires étrangères la semaine dernière, Viviane Van Steirteghem, la représentante de l’UNICEF au Togo, est allé faire ses adieux lundi au Premier ministre.