Togo


West African leaders urge power liberalisation

2015-07-01 21:05

Five West African leaders have urged regional governments to liberalise the region's electricity sector to overcome insufficient power capacities.

Selom Klassou named as Togo's new PM

2015-06-06 09:14

Togo's President Faure Gnassingbe has named Selom Klassou as the country's new prime minister after winning elections in April.

1000s protest Togo presidential election results

2015-05-16 22:32

Thousands of opposition supporters marched through the Togolese capital to protest the results of presidential elections.

Togo president re-elected with 58.75% of vote

2015-04-29 07:03

Togo's President Faure Gnassingbe has won a third term with 58.75% of the vote in Saturday's polls, the electoral commission says, with his main rival Jean-Pierre Fabre taking 34.95%.

Togo president extends lead in vote - partial results

2015-04-28 16:33

Togo’s president Faure Gnassingbe has extended a strong lead over his main rival in a weekend poll, according to the latest partial results.

Togo president takes early lead in vote tally

2015-04-27 11:35

Togo's President Faure Gnassingbe has taken an early lead in the first results from Saturday's presidential vote.

Togo votes for a new president

2015-04-25 11:13

Togo is voting for a new president, with the incumbent Faure Gnassingbe seeking a third term in office to extend his family's grip on power into a second half-century.

Togo kicks off presidential election campaign

2015-04-10 16:34

Togo officially began its presidential election campaign on Friday with President Faure Gnassingbe's challenger Jean-Pierre Fabre seeking to end nearly 50 years of rule by the Gnassingbe family.

Togo pushes presidential elections back 10 days

2015-03-28 20:12

Togo's government says it will delay presidential elections by 10 days, holding them on 25 April.

Ecowas urges Togo vote delay

2015-03-26 05:18

West African regional bloc Ecowas has urged Togo to delay its presidential election over claims the voter register was flawed, its chair says

 

4 dead in fuel tank explosion at Togo factory - govt

2015-07-01 13:00

Four people have been killed after a fuel tank exploded at a cement factory outside Togo’s capital, Lome, the country’s security minister says.

African leaders plan joint piracy response

2015-06-03 17:14

African leaders will meet in Togo to discuss drawing up a continental charter against maritime piracy.

Togo court declares president re-elected

2015-05-03 22:04

Togo's constitutional court has declared Faure Gnassingbe president for a third five-year term after tallying final votes.

Ghana president to mediate in Togo

2015-04-28 18:24

Ghana's President John Dramani Mahama has arrived in Togo on a mediation mission after the opposition complained of irregularities in the presidential vote.

Togo president ahead in vote: partial results

2015-04-27 15:56

Togo's incumbent President Faure Gnassingbe appeared set for a third term after a weekend election, with partial results issued giving him a strong lead.

Low voter turnout in Togo

2015-04-26 20:33

Turnout has been low for Togo's vote, boosting the chances of incumbent Faure Gnassingbe staying in power and extending his family's almost 50-tear rule.

Togo president tries to extend family rule into 2nd half-century

2015-04-24 13:24

Voters go to the polls in Togo this weekend, with President Faure Gnassingbe seeking third term of office to extend his family’s grip on power into a second half-century.

Togo voter list agreed

2015-04-08 21:26

All of Togo's presidential candidates have agreed on an updated but still 'imperfect' voter roll, removing an obstacle that had forced a delay in the election.

Togo school pupils, police clash

2015-03-26 21:01

Clashes between restive school pupils and police in southern Togo have left 43 people injured.

Togo sets presidential election date for 15 April

2015-02-25 13:38

Togo has fixed 15 April as the date for a presidential election, a decree stated incumbent President Faure Gnassingbe is expected to seek a third term in office in defiance of opposition calls for him to step aside.

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