Togo opposition announces resumption of protest demos

2018-03-06 19:59

Togo's opposition coalition has said it would resume its protests against President Faure Gnassingbe and his government, despite both sides having agreed to a suspension during talks.

Top Africa stories: Mugabe, Tsvangirai, Sudan

2018-02-20 08:21

Zimbabwe's ex-president Robert Mugabe is happy, health and still wears his trademark suits, and Mugabe has reportedly not said a word since the death of his toughest rival Morgan Tsvangirai.

Nigeria's president warns Togo about political instability

2018-02-08 21:46

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has warned about the dangers of political unrest as he met the new envoy from Togo, where there has been a wave of anti-government protests.

Togo healthcare workers join strike as protests mount

2018-01-31 21:30

Togo's government is facing fresh turbulence as healthcare workers went on strike, joining thousands of demonstrators holding opposition protests on the streets.

Embattled Togo leader breaks silence in New Year address

2018-01-04 15:33

Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe broke his silence after months of protests against his rule, calling on the opposition to "dialogue" in his New Year address given on Wednesday.

More protests in Togo as president chairs Ecowas summit

2017-12-17 10:59

Protesters again took to the streets of Togo's capital Lome to demonstrate against the rule of President Faure Gnassingbe, who was in Nigeria chairing a summit of West African leaders.

Protesters keep up pressure on Togo president

2017-12-01 11:30

Protesters in Togo have showed no signs of relenting in their bid to oust President Faure Gnassingbe, taking to the streets for a second day as the opposition outlined conditions for talks with the government.

Togo opposition parties vow to keep up pressure on president

2017-11-30 15:41

Togo's opposition parties pledged have to maintain the momentum of anti-government protests, as thousands took to the streets once more ahead of promised talks with the president.

Togo's president visits opposition stronghold after protests

2017-11-27 19:59

Togo's president, Faure Gnassingbe, says he remains convinced of national unity after a weekend visit to the country's second city that was hit by anti-government protests.

Togo opposition says president's claim a 'declaration of war'

2017-11-14 21:03

Togo opposition leaders has said President Faure Gnassingbe "declared war on the Togolese people" by accusing them of orchestrating violence in massive anti-government protests across the West African country.


Togo to free 45 opposition supporters from custody

2018-02-20 19:37

Nearly half of the opposition supporters arrested during a wave of anti-government demonstrations in Togo will be pardoned, Ghanaian mediators have said as talks to end a six-month political crisis got under way in Lome.

Togo talks offer 'last chance' to resolve crisis

2018-02-19 17:19

After six months of political dialogue between Togo's government and the opposition is seen by many as the last chance to resolve a bitter dispute over the rule of embattled President Faure Gnassingbe.

Thousands protest against government in Togo

2018-02-04 12:08

Thousands of protesters have taken took to the streets in Togo's capital Lome , against President Faure Gnassingbe and his government.

Thousands of women in anti-president protest in Togo

2018-01-21 13:07

Thousands of women have taken to the streets of Togo's capital Lome to protest against the power of President Faure Gnassingbe.

Thousands gather in Togo to protest president

2017-12-31 07:47

Tens of thousands of demonstrators have thronged the streets of the Togolese capital, the latest in a series of mass protests against the rule of President Faure Gnassingbe.

Togo's opposition coalition boycotts government talks

2017-12-12 21:29

Togo's main opposition coalition, which has led protests against President Faure Gnassingbe for more than three months, boycotted government consultations for talks on ending the political impasse.

Top Africa stories: Mnangagwa, Libya,Togo,

2017-12-01 08:52

Zimbabwe's ex-vice president Phekezela Mphoko has reportedly been given up to December 1 to leave Botswana, and the African Union says 3 800 migrants in Libya need urgent repatriation.

Opposition leader urges Togo president not to stand again

2017-11-29 10:07

Togo's President Faure Gnassingbe has been urged not to seek re-election in 2020 to guarantee his place in history as the man who ushered in peaceful political change.

Togo faces calls to end political crisis

2017-11-18 14:18

Togo's authorities have been urged to end their crackdown on anti-government protests and open talks to end a months-long political crisis.

'Stalemate' fears over long-running Togo protests

2017-11-10 06:00

Togo's opposition has rounded off its third protest against the government this week amid concern about a loss of momentum after more than two months of action.

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