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...

Dos Santos optimistic about strengthening of cooperation with Togo

Angolan Head of State, José Eduardo dos Santos, said Tuesday in Luanda that the first trip to Angola of a President of Togo shows the start of a new era of relations between the two countries. José Eduardo dos Santos was speaking at the opening o...

Togo confirms avian flu outbreak

Togo's Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries Minister, Yves Madow Nagou, confirmed here late Friday, the outbreak of bird flu in a poultry farm at Sigbehoue, south-east of the country. "Preliminary findings from a laboratory in Accra, Ghana,...

Ghanaian Customs arrests man with 5-kilos of cocaine

Men of the Ghanaian customs service have arrested an ex-Seaman Kweku Esuman, on the Ghana-Togo border with about five kilograms of a substance believed to be cocaine. Customs officer Ben Suuri, said on Wednesday Esuman, 54, was arrested in a car...

EU to fund Togo's 2007/2008 electoral program

Togo and the European Union (EU) have concluded an agreement on the funding of the "support program for the 2007/2008 electoral process,". The agreement, which was signed Monday by Togolese cooperation minister Gilbert Bawara and Filber...

New Archbishop of Lome Appointed

The new Catholic Archbishop of Lome is Fr. Denis Komivi Amuzu-Dzakpah, until now vicar general of the archdiocese and secretary of the nation's bishops' conference. Archbishop-elect Amuzu-Dzakpah, 63, Archbishop Philippe Fanoko Kossi Kpodzro, who...

Sierra Leone govt pursues crashed helicopter case

The government in Sierra Leone has expressed determination to prosecute "Paramount Airlines" which owned the helicopter the helicopter that killed a 20-member Togolese sports delegation including their sports minister. Sierra Leone's At...

Togo's delegation flown home

The remaining Togolese delegation, including the national soccer team, were late Monday flown home while grieving the death of 19 of their compatriots. Earlier in the day, 19 Togolese soccer officials including Sports minister Richard Attipoe wer...

Togo minister killed in Sierra Leone 'copter crash

Togolese Sports Minister Richard Attipoe was among the members of a delegation of sports officials from Togo killed aboard a passenger helicopter that crashed in Sierra Leone, officials said on Monday. At least 21 people, most of them Togolese, w...

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.