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EU to fund Togo's 2007/2008 electoral program

Togo and the European Union (EU) have concluded an agreement on the funding of the "support program for the 2007/2008 electoral process,". The agreement, which was signed Monday by Togolese cooperation minister Gilbert Bawara and Filber...

Ghanaian Customs arrests man with 5-kilos of cocaine

Men of the Ghanaian customs service have arrested an ex-Seaman Kweku Esuman, on the Ghana-Togo border with about five kilograms of a substance believed to be cocaine. Customs officer Ben Suuri, said on Wednesday Esuman, 54, was arrested in a car...

Togo confirms avian flu outbreak

Togo's Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries Minister, Yves Madow Nagou, confirmed here late Friday, the outbreak of bird flu in a poultry farm at Sigbehoue, south-east of the country. "Preliminary findings from a laboratory in Accra, Ghana,...

Dos Santos optimistic about strengthening of cooperation with Togo

Angolan Head of State, José Eduardo dos Santos, said Tuesday in Luanda that the first trip to Angola of a President of Togo shows the start of a new era of relations between the two countries. José Eduardo dos Santos was speaking at the opening o...

Togolese president seeks "successful" electoral process

President Faure Essozimna Gnassingbe has called on Togolese in a nation-wide address to work for the "success" of the electoral process whose voter registration started Monday throughout the country. "In the past, we faced difficul...

Togo govt bans opposition protest march

The Togolese government has banned the march scheduled for Saturday (today) in Lomé by opposition parties and civil society organisations to protest the irregularities in the electoral process, impunity and the expensive cost of living in the cou...

Togo holds parliamentary elections 14 Oct

 Parliamentary elections in Togo will be held 14 Oct., according to a presidential decree adopted at Thursday's cabinet meeting here. Under the decree, campaign for the elections will open 29 Sept. and end 12 Oct.Another presidential decree...

Togo praises Burkina President for facilitator role

Togolese Prime Minister, Yawovi Agboyibo at the head of a governmental delegation arrived Monday in Ouagadougou for a brief friendly and work visit. "It's a friendly visit I paid on behalf Togolese Head of State and on my own behalf to greet...

Rain induced floods kill 10 persons in Togo

Torrential rains which have been pounding the northern part of Togo for a week now have left more than 10 people dead in the prefecture of Kpendjal, some 600 km north of Lome, official sources affirmed in Lome. President Faure Essozimna Gnassingb...

CAF extend ban on former Togo soccer boss to life

The Confederation of African Football banned former Togo FA president Avlessi Adaglo Tata for life on Tuesday after he was found guilty of trying to bribe a referee earlier this year. CAF's appeal committee, meeting in Port Elizabeth, said it had...