Ecowas military observers deployed for elections

About 100 military observers from several ECOWAS member countries were deployed Tuesday in the five economic regions of Togo to secure the electoral process in the country, after being introduced to Togolese authorities and the media. The militar...

Media center opens in Lome

Togo's National Independent Electoral Commission (CENI), in collaboration with the Higher Radio-Television and Communications Authority (HAAC), opened Monday in Lome, the nation's capital, the " Legislative 2007" media centre, set up to...

Nearly 3m voters for Togolese elections

A total of 2,974,718 voters have been registered for the Togolese parliamentary elections, to be held 14 Oct., Tozim Potopere, president of the Independent Electoral Commission (CENI), told journalists here Monday. The voters were registered in a...

President Gnassingbé in Ouaga

 Togo's President Faure Eyadéma arrived in Ouagadougou on Monday for a one-day working visit to Burkina Faso during which he will hold talks with his host, Blaise Compaoré, who is the facilitator in the inter-Togolese dialogue, President Eya...

Electoral campaign begins

The electoral campaign for Togo's legislative elections, scheduled for 14 Oct., began Saturday across the country. On Saturday morning, supporters of the various candidates, wearing T-shirts emblazoned with the logos of their parties, flooded the...

Telecommunications link between Togo and Benin

Togo and Benin can now boast of a telecommunications link between following the launch of a fibre optic cable linking the two countries. The ceremony was attended by the two country's heads of states who later paid a short visit to the signal cen...

Saudi Ministry of Interior warns against forged messages from Togo

The Saudi Ministry of Interior warned all citizens and expatriates to remain cautious about some people who pretend to represent charities abroad, a disguise intended to solicit money for their own pockets. In a statement, the Ministry said promi...

New chairman for constitutional court

Togo President Faure Gnassingbe has appointed Judge Abdou Assouma as chairman of the constitutional court, replacing Atsou Kofi Amega, an official source announced here Tuesday. Assouma, a former state prosecutor and former vice-president of the...

Togo Gendarmerie seeks killers

 Togolese Gendarmerie are on the trail of criminals who have been spreading terror in the prefectures of Lakes and Vo, following the killing of six persons between Saturday and Sunday last week. According to Capt. Kokou Paka, Commander of th...

Togo's electoral body warns against early campaigns

Togo's Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) Monday called the political parties to order, saying they have been "actively campaigning for the elections", in violation of the electoral laws. "Despite the calls to order i...

EU observers to supervise parliamentary elections

About one hundred European observers will be deployed in Togo for the October 14 legislative elections, the EU delegation leader, Mrs. Fiona Hall. "We are in Togo to follow-up the process from the beginning to the end. All in all, there are...

Togo to raise retirement age

The Togolese government plans to raise the retirement age from 55 to 60. During the council of ministers meeting held on Wednesday, a consensus was reached on raising the retirement age, pending discussions with trade union organisations. Accordi...

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Route maudite ?

Faits divers

La route nationale 1 est-elle maudite ? En 48h, deux accidents ont causé la mort d’au mois 7 morts et des dizaines de blessés.

Emmanuel Sogbadji, un artiste perfectionniste

Culture

Marc Vizy, l’ambassadeur de France à Lomé, a remis mercredi les insignes de Chevalier des Arts et Lettres à Emmanuel Sogbadji.

Le Parlement de la Cedeao n'a jamais évoqué un report des élections

Cédéao

Le contexte électoral est propice aux tentatives de désinformation. Internet est un accélérateur de fausses informations.

Terrorisme : anticiper une éventuelle menace

Coopération

Les forces de sécurité togolaises, en partenariat avec la France, ont achevé mercredi un exercice destiné à lutte contre la menace terroriste.