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Gunmen killed in bid to carjack US Ambassador

Police shot dead two armed robbers after they attempted to hijack a vehicle carrying the U.S. ambassador, Patricia Hawkins, in the capital Lome.
"One of the crooks was killed on the spot and the second after an exchange of gunfire with...

Ghana to play Togo in international friendly

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) on Friday confirmed Ghana would play an international friendly with neighboring Togo in Austria on Wednesday February, 9.
The date would afford the West African nation an opportunity prepare for the qual...

Togo drops sanctions against Emmanuel Adebayor, others

The Togolese Fotball Federation (FTF) has lifted its sanctions against three players of the national squad, the Sparrow Hawks. FTF dropped the sanctions Thursday against star striker Emmanuel Shéyi Adébayor of the English club Arsenal, Daré Nibom...

Ghana names squad for Togo friendly

Ghana national soccer team coach Goran Stevanovic announced a 19-man squad for the international friendly against neighboring Togo in Antwerp, Belgium on February, 8.
The friendly would be the first test for Serbian Stevanovic, as new Ghana...

Ghana beats Togo 4-1

Ghana gave new coach Goran Stevanovic a winning start with a 4-1 victory over Togo in a friendly Tuesday.
Striker Dominic Adiyiah gave Ghana a 1-0 lead at halftime and after Togo equalized with a penalty three minutes into the second half, J...

China, Togo vow to boost cooperation

Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe and visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi agreed here Tuesday to deepen cooperation in bilateral and international fields.
During their meeting in this northern city, the second largest in the Wes...

Togo Cellulaire selects Alcatel-Lucent for major 2G/3G network expansion

Alcatel-Lucent announced on Wednesday that it has been selected by Togo Cellulaire, the leading mobile operator in Togo for a major expansion and upgrade of its 2G/3G wireless network. This network extension is a new phase of the multimillion Euro...

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...

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...

ACP-EU official says Togo has made remarkable progress

The co-chairman of the ACP-EU parliamentarian parity assembly and former European commissioner for development, Louis Michel (photo), said that Togo had made remarkable progress in governance since the March 2010 presidential election.
Brief...