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Libya, Togo consult on next AU Summit

The Secretary of the Libyan general people's committee for external relations and international cooperation, Abderrahmane Chalgham, discussed Thursday in Tripoli with the senior Togolese minister, minister of foreign affairs and African integrati...

Togolese President Faure visits Ouagadougou

President Faure Gnassingbe of Togo arrived Friday in Ouagadougou for a daylong friendly and working visit during which he is expected to hold talks with Burkinabe President, Blaise Compaore, mediator in the Togolese crisis. Gnassingbe said came t...

Togo beats Sierra Leone 3-1

Emmanuel Adebayor scored two goals and set up another Saturday to give Togo a 3-1 win over Sierra Leone in an African Cup of Nations qualifier. Adebayor headed in the first goal in 37th minute, and then set up Adekambi Olufade for another in the...

Nigeria crowned youth champions

Nigeria won the 2007 African Under-17 Championship after beating hosts Togo 1-0 in Lome on Sunday. The Golden Eaglets left it late as substitute Akinsola Kabiru finally broke the deadlock in the 109th minute. The match had gone to extra-time afte...

$50 million for Ghana-Togo-Benin power connectivity

The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund (ADF) has approved a loan of US$ 22.4 million in favour of Ghana and US$ 26.2 million in favour of Benin to connect the power grids between Ghana-Togo-Benin. The project seeks to reduce pover...

Togo's Maranatha, Tunisian club in barren draw

Tunisia's Etoile du Sahel and Maranatha de Lomé drew 0-0 in the African champions' League qualifying rounds first leg match on Sunday in Womé, some 135 km north-east of Lome. Both clubs, after trying to avoid surprises in the return leg, did not...

Lome hosts African workshop on MDGs planning

There is a workshop underway in Lome (Togo) to assess the progress achieved so far in various African countries on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the UNDP said here Wednesday. Some 100 participants 23 African countries will review the p...

UEMOA credits Togo FCFA2.59 bn to build boreholes

The West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) has loaned Togo 2.59 billion CFA francs to build 300 boreholes that will help meet the drinking water needs of some 75,000 people in the country, official sources affirmed to PANA here Tuesday....

UNDP pinpoints levels of MDGs attainment in Africa

Several African countries have made outstanding progress to attain the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in the past few years, according to ambassador Bouna Sémou Diouf, head of the Tokyo International Conference on Africa's Development (TICAD...

UNHCR gets set to repatriate Togolese refugees in Ghana

The UN refugee agency, UNHCR on Thursday signed an agreement in Lome with the governments of Togo and Ghana paving the way for the repatriation of Togolese refugees in Ghana. The accord defines protection and security measures aimed at stepping u...