West African bloc suspends Guinea after coup

The west African regional bloc ECOWAS on Saturday suspended Guinea from its ranks after the military coup there last month, it said. Heads of state and government from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), meeting in the Nigeria...

Brice Hortefeux sign water, medical agreements with Togo

Togo and France inked two agreements on Thursday to help the West African country with clean drinking water and anti-AIDS medications. The documents were signed during a visit by French Immigration Minister Brice Hortefeux (photo).Under an agreem...

Faure to attend inauguration of Ghana's new president

Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe is to arrive in Accra, the capital of Ghana, on Wednesday to attend the inauguration of newly elected President John Atta-Mills, the presidential office announced. Atta-Mills, 64, was declared the winner of the...

John Atta-Mills wins Ghana presidential election

John Atta-Mills, 64, is the winner of Ghana's presidential elections, the electoral commission said Saturday as it announced the outcome of a run-off vote. "On the basis of the official results given, it's my duty to declare Professor John E...

Ecowas urges Ghana to reopen borders ahead of vote

Ecowas on Friday criticised Ghana's decision to close its land borders two days ahead of a presidential run-off and urged the government to reconsider its decision. "The closure of the borders two days before the election without adequate no...

West African nations seek voice in global economic crisis

A summit of West African countries has called for a regional response to the global financial crisis, saying Africa should not sit on the sidelines as the international community debates the issues. The 15 member nations of the Economic Community...

Egypt police kill Togolese migrant at Israel border

Egyptian border police shot dead a Togolese migrant as he tried to enter Israel illegally, a security official said on Saturday. The 25-year-old was shot in the head near the border, just south of the Gaza Strip, the official said.Egyptian police...

Togo qualifies to enter HIPC debt relief program

The International Monetary Fund said on Thursday that Togo had qualified to enter a debt relief program managed by the IMF and World Bank, which seeks to reduce the debt burdens of the world's poorest countries. The IMF said with significant poli...

UN rights chief hails end of death penalty in Togo

The U.N.'s top human rights official has welcomed a decision by Togo to remove the death penalty from its penal code. U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay says the abolition of capital punishment in the West African country demonst...

Central African ex-leader Patasse comes home for peace talks

Former Central African Republic president Ange-Felix Patasse arrived here Sunday after five years in exile in Togo to participate in long-delayed peace talks in the troubled country. "I have not come to judge but to find grounds for entente...

Togo Reaches Decision Point Under the Enhanced HIPC Debt Relief

The World Bank's International Development Association (IDA) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have determined that the Republic of Togo qualifies for debt relief under the enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative, enabl...

Orange is in talks to buy GSM license

France Telecom SA, Europe's third- largest telephone company, said it's in talks to buy a phone license in Togo in western Africa. The company didn't disclose financial details. The license would give France Telecom the right to operate in the co...

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Sécurité alimentaire : ce que préconise le Togo

Coopération

Fort heureusement, le Togo est épargné par les crises alimentaires qui frappent à intervalles réguliers l’Afrique de l’Ouest et le Sahel.

Eclairage public : vers le tout solaire

Développement

Villes et villages du Togo seront bientôt équipés de 13.000 lampadaires solaires ; plus de 7.000 sont en cours d’installation.

Le numérique au cœur du développement

Tech & Web

Le Togo, comme le reste de l’Afrique, doit placer le numérique au coeur du développement socio-économique, estime Cina Lawson dans un entretien à Forbes.

Kolman Batassé Batawui accède à la présidence Afrique de l'OIE

Santé

Le Docteur Kolman Batassé Batawui, représentant permanent du Togo auprès de l’Organisation mondiale de la santé animale a été élu à la présidence Afrique de cette organisation.