President Gnassingbé in Ouaga

 Togo's President Faure Eyadéma arrived in Ouagadougou on Monday for a one-day working visit to Burkina Faso during which he will hold talks with his host, Blaise Compaoré, who is the facilitator in the inter-Togolese dialogue, President Eya...

Electoral campaign begins

The electoral campaign for Togo's legislative elections, scheduled for 14 Oct., began Saturday across the country. On Saturday morning, supporters of the various candidates, wearing T-shirts emblazoned with the logos of their parties, flooded the...

Telecommunications link between Togo and Benin

Togo and Benin can now boast of a telecommunications link between following the launch of a fibre optic cable linking the two countries. The ceremony was attended by the two country's heads of states who later paid a short visit to the signal cen...

Saudi Ministry of Interior warns against forged messages from Togo

The Saudi Ministry of Interior warned all citizens and expatriates to remain cautious about some people who pretend to represent charities abroad, a disguise intended to solicit money for their own pockets. In a statement, the Ministry said promi...

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...

IL NE FALLAIT PAS MANQUER

En 2030, on y verra beaucoup plus clair

Développement

Le Togo a annoncé en juin dernier vouloir se doter d’une stratégie d’électrification ambitieuse.

Le paiement mobile représente un axe de croissance

Tech & Web

La banque mobile et les applications de paiement ont fait une timide apparition au Togo ces dernières années. Mais tout devrait s'accélérer. 

La directrice des Peace Corps reçoit Frédéric Hegbe

Coopération

L’ambassadeur du Togo aux Etats-Unis, Frédéric Edem Hegbe, s’est entretenu mercredi avec la directrice nationale des Peace Corps, Joséphine K. Olsen.

Le gouvernement poursuit son programme de forages

Développement

12% de la population n’a toujours pas accès à l’eau potable. Un chiffre divisé par deux en dix ans.