New chairman for constitutional court

Togo President Faure Gnassingbe has appointed Judge Abdou Assouma as chairman of the constitutional court, replacing Atsou Kofi Amega, an official source announced here Tuesday. Assouma, a former state prosecutor and former vice-president of the...

Togo Gendarmerie seeks killers

 Togolese Gendarmerie are on the trail of criminals who have been spreading terror in the prefectures of Lakes and Vo, following the killing of six persons between Saturday and Sunday last week. According to Capt. Kokou Paka, Commander of th...

Togo's electoral body warns against early campaigns

Togo's Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) Monday called the political parties to order, saying they have been "actively campaigning for the elections", in violation of the electoral laws. "Despite the calls to order i...

EU observers to supervise parliamentary elections

About one hundred European observers will be deployed in Togo for the October 14 legislative elections, the EU delegation leader, Mrs. Fiona Hall. "We are in Togo to follow-up the process from the beginning to the end. All in all, there are...

Togo to raise retirement age

The Togolese government plans to raise the retirement age from 55 to 60. During the council of ministers meeting held on Wednesday, a consensus was reached on raising the retirement age, pending discussions with trade union organisations. Accordi...

Yar'Adua, Gnassingbe hold talks

Nigeria's President Umaru Yar'Adua assured Monday that u nder his leadership, Nigeria would continue to play a leading role in promoting p eace and political stability in the West African sub-region. Speaking at bilateral talks with a Togolese Go...

CAF extend ban on former Togo soccer boss to life

The Confederation of African Football banned former Togo FA president Avlessi Adaglo Tata for life on Tuesday after he was found guilty of trying to bribe a referee earlier this year. CAF's appeal committee, meeting in Port Elizabeth, said it had...

Rain induced floods kill 10 persons in Togo

Torrential rains which have been pounding the northern part of Togo for a week now have left more than 10 people dead in the prefecture of Kpendjal, some 600 km north of Lome, official sources affirmed in Lome. President Faure Essozimna Gnassingb...

Togo praises Burkina President for facilitator role

Togolese Prime Minister, Yawovi Agboyibo at the head of a governmental delegation arrived Monday in Ouagadougou for a brief friendly and work visit. "It's a friendly visit I paid on behalf Togolese Head of State and on my own behalf to greet...

Togo holds parliamentary elections 14 Oct

 Parliamentary elections in Togo will be held 14 Oct., according to a presidential decree adopted at Thursday's cabinet meeting here. Under the decree, campaign for the elections will open 29 Sept. and end 12 Oct.Another presidential decree...

Togo govt bans opposition protest march

The Togolese government has banned the march scheduled for Saturday (today) in Lomé by opposition parties and civil society organisations to protest the irregularities in the electoral process, impunity and the expensive cost of living in the cou...

Togolese president seeks "successful" electoral process

President Faure Essozimna Gnassingbe has called on Togolese in a nation-wide address to work for the "success" of the electoral process whose voter registration started Monday throughout the country. "In the past, we faced difficul...

IL NE FALLAIT PAS MANQUER

Des chirurgiens membres de l'Eglise Copte se mobilisent

Coopération

Deux cents patients soufrant d’hernies et de goitre seront pris en charge par des médecins égyptiens.

Les transfusions sanguines n'ont aucun caractère commercial

Santé

La culture de don du sang n’est pas très développée au Togo. Absence d’information et préjugés freinent la collecte.

Fin de la mission de Mashav

Coopération

La session de formation assurée par Mashav, l’Agence de coopération israélienne, s’est achevée jeudi.

La CAF demande à la Fédération togolaise de sortir son chéquier

Sport

Actuellement en pleine rénovation, le grand stade de Kégué à Lomé est indisponible pour de longs mois.