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Togolese enterprises lose 80 billion CFA

Public and private sector enterprises in Togo lost 70-80 billion FCFA (150-190 million US dollars) due to the energy crisis in 2006, the president of the National Employers' Council in Togo, Kossivi Nakou, cried here Monday. "We are no longe...

Togo to resume commemoration of Independence anniversary

Under a new rotational principle, Togo's independence anniversary on 27 April this year, will be celebrated in the northern city of Dapaong, about 600-km north of Lome, official sources said here Wednesday. The ceremony would feature civilian and...

Togolese envoy assures on transparent parliamentary elections

Necessary measures have been put in place to guarantee free and fair parliamentary elections in Togo on 24 June, according to Togolese ambassador to Belgium, Felix Kodjo Sagbo (photo). Addressing the Togolese nationals living in Belgium, Netherla...

Togo gets new Press Centre

Pascal Bodjona, private secretary to the Togolese president on Thursday afternoon in Lome, inaugurated a new press centre worth about 46.3 million francs CFA. (US$1= 500 Francs CFA). The centre, located in the centre of Lome, comprises a large me...

ASKO tops Togo mid-season soccer League table

ASKO of Kara is six points clear on Togo's Premier League table, mid-way into the end of the season. Following are results of the outstanding Round 15 matches played at the weekend and the 16-team table:Results: AS Douanes - Etoile Filant 0-2 Abo...

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...

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...

Sierra Leone govt pursues crashed helicopter case

The government in Sierra Leone has expressed determination to prosecute "Paramount Airlines" which owned the helicopter the helicopter that killed a 20-member Togolese sports delegation including their sports minister. Sierra Leone's At...

New Archbishop of Lome Appointed

The new Catholic Archbishop of Lome is Fr. Denis Komivi Amuzu-Dzakpah, until now vicar general of the archdiocese and secretary of the nation's bishops' conference. Archbishop-elect Amuzu-Dzakpah, 63, Archbishop Philippe Fanoko Kossi Kpodzro, who...