Togo

Russia's Lavrov Meets With Togo's Dussey To Discus

Tuesday, February 23, 2021
In order to strengthen political dialogue and promote economic relations, Professor Robert Dussey, Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Integration and Togolese Abroad, held diplomatic talks on February 16, 2021 with his Russian counterpart Minister Sergey Lavrov in St. Petersburg. According to repo ...

Togolese journalist Carlos Ketohou detained, newspaper barred from publishing

Friday, January 8, 2021
New York, January 7, 2020 ndash;Togolese authorities should permit the L rsquo;Ind eacute;pendant Express newspaper to publish freely, and should ensure that its director, Komlanvi Ketohou, can work without fear of arrest or harassment, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. On the nig ...

African Regional Court Rules Togo 2017 Internet Shutdown Was Illegal

Friday, June 26, 2020
New York, June 25, 2020 mdash; In response to the Economic Community of West African States Community Court of Justice rsquo;s ruling today that Togolese authorities illegally shut down the country rsquo;s internet in September 2017, the Committee to Protect Journalists issued the following stateme ...

Togo Loses Former Prime Minister, Edem Kodjo

Monday, April 13, 2020
A former prime minister of Togo, Edem Kodjo, has passed away at the age of 82. He served as prime minister from 1994 to 1996 and from 2005 to 2006, under the leadership of a former president, Gnassingbe Eyadema, died on Saturday in Paris. His cause of death is not made pu ...

Togolese journalist beaten, victim of hit-and-run

Thursday, February 23, 2017
Lagos, Nigeria, February 22, 2017--Togolese authorities should ensure the safety of a journalist beaten by security forces and should fully and credibly investigate that assault, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Robert Avotor, a journalist for the biweekly newspaper l 39;Alternat ...

Yaya Jammeh’s Exit Deadline Remains 19 January – Togolese leader

Sunday, January 15, 2017
Leaders meeting at a Franco-African summit in the Malian capital Bamako on Saturday said the Gambian deadline remains January 19, when they hope to solve the Gambian political crisis, Radio France Internationale quoted Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe as saying. January 19 is the date when pre ...

IMF Staff Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation Visit to Togo

Friday, November 4, 2016
An International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff team, led by Ms. Cemile Sancak, visited Lom eacute; from October 20 to November 2 to conduct the 2016 Article IV Consultation. At the conclusion of the visit, Ms. Sancak made the following statement: ldquo;The IMF staff mission held productive disc ...

AU Extraordinary Summit of the PRC on Maritime Security, Safety and Development

Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Members of the Permanent Representative Committee (PRC) of the African Union (AU) began meeting in the Extraordinary Summit of the Assembly on Maritime Security, Safety and Development on 11 October 2016, in Lom eacute;, Republic of Togo. The members of the PRC examined the Draft African Union C ...

AU Commission Chairperson expected in Lomé, Togo, for an AU Extraordinary Summit

Friday, October 7, 2016
The African Union Commission (AUC) Chairperson, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, is expected to arrive in Lom eacute;, Togo, next week for the African Union rsquo;s Extraordinary Summit on Maritime Security, Safety and Development in Africa, scheduled to take place from 11-15 October 2016. The Chairp ...

Hong Kong bans import of poultry meat and products from Togo

Friday, August 26, 2016
The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department announced today (August 26) that in view of a notification from the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) about outbreaks of highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza in Togo, it has banned the import of poultry ...
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