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Ecowas summit opens in Ouagadougou

The 31st ordinary summit of the Economic Community for West African States (ECOWAS) opened here Friday, with the Ivorian crisis top on the agenda. Eleven leaders of the 15-nation organisation, present at the opening ceremony, were from Benin, Cot...

Togo's national soccer league resumes 4 February

Togo's national football premier league resumes on 4 February after weeks of recess, the Togolese Football Federation (FTF) said here Saturday. The tournament groups 16 teams, including seven based in Lome and nine in the rest of the country. 

Ghana-Togo set up border facilitation committe

A 26-member Inter Border Facilitation Committee (IBFC) that will ensure the free movement of persons and goods between Ghana and Togo was Saturday inaugurated at Aflao on the Ghana Togo border, 230km East of Accra. The Committee's work is part of...

Togo appeals for EU's help in securing legislative election

Togolese Security Minister Colonel Atcha Titikpina has appealed to the European Union (EU) to help his country in securing the coming legislative elections. Titikpina made the request on Wednesday while receiving an EU delegation in Lome. During...

EU releases aid to Togo under 9th EDF

The European Union (EU) has notified the government of Togo the release of financial aid under the 9th European Development Fund (EDF), an instrument of the Cotonou Accord, an official source affirmed at the weekend. Félix Kodjo Sagbo, Togo's Amb...

Yellow fever in Togo

A mass vaccination campaign is planned to take place in the next two weeks in the regions of Savanes and Kara where 3 cases of yellow fever have been laboratory confirmed. The most recent yellow fever mass vaccination campaign in this area was co...

Togo's Gilchrist Olympio for opposition council Friday

Gilchrist Olympio, leader of the Togolese opposition Forces for Change (UFC), who is exiled in Paris, is expected to return home Friday to participate UFC's national council scheduled 3-4 February in Lome, party officials said here Wednesday. &qu...

Brussels removes Togo from red list countries

The Belgian government has removed Togo from the red list of risk countries not to be associated with, the ambassador of Togo in Brussels, Félix Kodjo Sagbo, announced here Sunday. The Belgian government took this decision after the announcement...

West Africa targets growth

Nigeria, Benin and Togo on Thursday formed a new regional body aimed at fast-tracking the integration of the economies of the three west-African neighbours. The body, known as the Co-Prosperity Alliance Zone (Copaz), was formally inaugurated foll...

Togo's Maranatha eliminates Senegal's Jaraaf from Champions League

Togo's Maranatha of Fiokpo has advanced to the next round of the African Champions League after thumping Senegal's Jaraaf 3-0 on Sunday in Womé, some 140-km south-east of Lome (3-1 aggregate score). Assiongbo Ahyi scored the opener for the Togole...