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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 ...

Togo Not The First Maritime Security Summit In Africa As Claimed By Thecable.Ng

Monday, June 13, 2016
Contrary to a headline by TheCable.ng in its June 7 2016 edition that Togo would be holding the first Maritime Security Summit in Africa, Odimegwu Onwumere can report that there had been Maritime Security Summits in Africa before this time. On June 7 2016, TheCable.ng, an online Nigerian ...

Togo National Day

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC April 27, 2016 Array On behalf of President Obama and American people, I wish to extend congratulations to the people of Togo on the 56th anniversary of your independence. Togo and the United States enjoy excell ...

Audience with the president of Togo: joint commitment to peace and security in W

Friday, January 29, 2016
The Holy Father Francis today received in audience the president of the Republic of Togo, Faure Essozimna Gnassingbe, who subsequently met with Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin, accompanied by Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher, secretary for Relations with States. During the cordia ...

IOM Helps Togolese Girls Trafficked in Gabon to Return Home

Wednesday, November 25, 2015
A group of 17 Togolese girls, aged between 16 and 21, including a single mother and her one-year-old baby, have been returned home from Gabon with IOM's help. Of the 17, 11 girls were found on Gabon's Koniquet Island in August 2015 by the Gabonese Immigration Service. Following their rescue, ...

Togo ratifies Trade Facilitation Agreement

Friday, October 9, 2015
Concluded at the WTO's 2013 Bali Ministerial Conference, the TFA contains provisions for expediting the movement, release and clearance of goods, including goods in transit. It also sets out measures for effective cooperation between customs and other appropriate authorities on trade facilitatio ...

Readout of the Secretary-General’s meeting with H.E. Mr. Faure Essozimna Gnassin

Sunday, September 27, 2015
The Secretary-General met today with H.E. Mr. Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé, President of the Republic of Togo. The Secretary-General expressed the United Nations' commitment to accompanying national efforts to consolidate democracy in Togo, as well as towards the implementation of sustainable ...

IMF Staff Completes 2015 Article IV Mission to Togo

Saturday, August 8, 2015
LOME, Togo, August 7, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- An International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff team led by Cemile Sancak visited Lomé from July 24 to August 6 to conduct the 2015 Article IV consultation. The mission held discussions with Adji Otèth Ayassor, Minister of State, Mini ...
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