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Candidate for Togo FA top job withdraws

Louis Téyi Lawson-Gallus has withdrawn his candidacy for the Togolese Football Federation (FTF) presidency in the 9 January election. In a letter to the media Wednesday, Lawson-Gallus said he would instead vie again for the post of executive boar...

EU funds return of Togolese refugees

The European Union (EU) has granted Togo 14.6 million euros to finance the reinforcement of the facilities for the reception and reintegration of the Togolese refugees in neighbouring countries. State-run daily 'Togo Presse' Monday quoted Gilbert...

Togo's Gnassingbe pledges democratic parliamentary polls

President Faure Gnassingbe of Togo has expressed his resolve to ensure free and fair democratic parliamentary elections slated for next June in his country. In his New Year's address to the diplomatic corps in Lome late Monday, Gnassingbe praised...

Togo's Gnassingbe pledges democratic parliamentary polls

President Faure Gnassingbe of Togo has expressed his resolve to ensure free and fair democratic parliamentary elections slated for next June in his country. In his New Year's address to the diplomatic corps in Lome late Monday, Gnassingbe praised...

Togo gets new FA president

Rock Gnassingbe, son of the late leader of Togo, Eyadema, has been voted out of office as the president of the Togo Football Federation (FTF). FTF delegates at Tuesday's extraordinary congress decided by 24 votes to 8 to replace Gnassingbe with A...

Adebayor returns to Arsenal squad

Arsenal striker Emmanuel Adebayor has recovered from a thigh injury and is available for Saturday's Premier League game at Blackburn Rovers. Manager Arsene Wenger said the Togo captain, who has been out for two weeks, was likely to start on the b...

Adebayor in Togo quit threat

Arsenal striker Emmanuel Adebayor has threatened to quit his Togo international career in the next six months. The 22-year-old said he is depressed by the state of the game in Togo which has been dogged by one crisis after another and derailed th...

Africa ''needs good governance''

The second German-Africa Partnership Forum ended in Ghana on Sunday with a pledge for good governance and accountability in Africa An initiative of German President Horst Koehler, the two-day forum gave about 50 youth leaders from Africa and Germ...

Togolese parties agree on sticky electoral issues

All stakeholders to the Inter- Togolese dialogue Tuesday agreed unanimously to make decisions within the Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) in their country. They reached the agreement during the third session of the follow-up commi...

Togo, South Africa to open African U-17 Championship

Host Togo will meet South Africa in the opening match of the African U-17 Championship billed for 10-24 March, according to the draw held by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) in the Togolese capital. The draw on Wednesday, supervised by...