New Togo fishing port stokes coastal erosion fears

2018-07-11 14:19

The fishing village of Agebkope and other seaside communities along Togo's coast have long lived with the consequences of erosion from the strong winds and waves of the Atlantic Ocean.

Togo launches new energy scheme with focus on renewables

2018-06-27 21:15

The Togo government has launched a new energy policy that aims to provide universal access to electricity in the small west African country by 2030.

French tycoon Bollore's African assets

2018-04-26 11:34

Billionaire French industrialist Vincent Bollore is being questioned in Paris over allegations that his conglomerate used corrupt connections in Africa to win port contracts.

Billionaire French tycoon Bollore detained in Africa corruption probe

2018-04-24 19:33

Billionaire French tycoon Vincent Bollore is detained as part of a corruption investigation into his group's activities in West Africa where it operates several ports, legal sources have said.

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.


Eight states sound alarm over Sahel hunger

2018-07-10 21:33

Eight West African states have called for emergency aid for four countries in the Sahel facing food shortages as a result of jihadist violence.

Togo government, opposition resume talks after three-month hiatus

2018-06-27 19:30

Talks between Togo's government and the country's political opposition resumed on Wednesday after a three-month suspension, the presidency has said.

Africa corruption probe: French tycoon brought before magistrates

2018-04-26 10:28

Billionaire French industrialist Vincent Bollore has been brought before investigating magistrates to face possible corruption charges after two days of questioning by police over allegations his company helped two African leaders win elections in return for lucrative contracts.

Talks resume between Togo govt and opposition

2018-03-23 20:39

Talks between Togo's ruling party and the opposition has resumed after a month-long pause, with Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo acting as a mediator.

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.

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