Parliament resumes

04/04/2013
Parliament resumes

The members of the Parliament are back in the Chamber for the first parliamentary session of the year. Because of the upcoming elections, this might even be the last session of the current legislative.

About twenty motions will be discussed, such as the status of the opposition, the financing of the political parties during electoral campaigns, and the new Penal code.

In the opening of the session, the Chair went back to the social tensions observed these last weeks following the adoption of the Public Service new status. 

"Our session begins at a moment when the social front, without boiling, is sending us signals related to the workers' working conditions. The general status of the Public service, passed on January 20th of 2013 at the request of the Government, is proof of the commitment of the latter to satisfy the workers claims, which are for the most legitimate. While encouraging the government to use their best efforts in order to find common grounds with the workers, the latter are invited to refrain from any action that might harm our economy and worsen their situation and that of the entire Togolese population." declared Abass Bonfoh (photo).

One of the main workers’ unions called to strike on the 4th and 5th of April.

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IL NE FALLAIT PAS MANQUER

PPAAO : nouvel appui de la Banque mondiale

Coopération

La Banque mondiale a accordé un financement additionnel pour l'amélioration de la productivité agricole au Togo.

L'heure est à la clarification

Social

Les employeurs rechignent à offrir à leur personnel une protection sociale digne de ce nom. Pourtant les textes sont précis.

Fraude avérée selon la FTF

Sport

En mai dernier, un match de D1 opposant Gbikinti de Bassar et Maranatha s’était soldé sur un score de 11 à 0 !

Agriculture : le FIDA en première ligne

Coopération

Le FIDA pourrait jouer un rôle central dans la relance du secteur agricole, estime le secrétaire d’Etat adjoint américain au Trésor.