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Yellow fever in Togo

The mass vaccination campaign is scheduled to begin today in Savanes and Kara regions where three cases of yellow fever were laboratory confirmed (see previous report). Yellow fever reappeared in these regions after an absence of more than 20 yea...

Togo launches yellow fever immunisation campaign

Togo has launched a yellow fever immunisation campaign in its northern region where three cases have been reported, health officials have said. Health Minister Charles Kondi Agba, said 1.3 million were targeted in the immunisation drive launched...

Benin, Nigeria, Togo inaugurate power connection

Benin, Togo and Nigeria inaugurated on Tuesday a power cable linking the three countries' national grids and aimed at improving insufficient electricity infrastructure in West Africa. The 70-kilometre power cable will join the Electrical Communit...

Togolese firm wins UEMOA Good Governance Award

Togo's airport company, Lome-Tokoin (SALT), has been awarded the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) Good Governance Prize. The prize was awarded at the end of the second West African Good Governance forum here late Friday. According...

Togo's parliament accepts women in the army

Togolese parliament has passed a law that would allow women to join the military service, official sources said here Wednesday. The former statute on the status of Armed Forces of Togo (FAT), crafted in July 1963, banned women from joining the ar...

Togo, Nigeria lead U-17 CAN groups

Host Togo and Nigeria are leading their respective Groups A and B at the ongoing eight-nation under-17 African Nations Cup (CAN) championship here. Togo defeated South Africa 2-0 on Saturday, while Nigeria whitewashed Eritrea 8-0 on Sunday.Follow...

Tunisia beats host Togo 3-0 at U-17 CAN tie

Tunisia Tuesday defeated host Togo 3-0 at the ongoing under-17 Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) championship tie here. Arbi Sadok netted two goals for Tunisia, while Mohamed Ben Azouz, completed the rout in the dying minutes of the game.But disappoint...

Togo gets new finance minister

President Faure Gnassingbe has appointed Adji Oteh Ayassor as Togo's new minister of Budget, Finance and Privatisation. Ayassor, a university professor and former secretary-general of the presidential offices, replaces Payadowa Boukpessi, who has...

Host Togo, Tunisia through to semi-finals of under-17 CAN

Host Togo beat Gabon here 2-1 to qualify for the semi-finals of the ongoing under-17 Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) competition. The Gabonese opened scoring in the 16th minute through Herman Tsongue Tamba.But Togo later snatched the initiative with...

CAF sanctions Togo for fans' misconduct

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has fined the Togo Football Association US$2,000 for crowd misconduct here Tuesday during the Togo-Tunisia match at the ongoing under-17 Africa Nations Cup (CAN) competition, FA officials said here Satu...