Tag: Faure Gnassingbé

Togo parliament gives final approval to new constitution, denounced by opposition as ‘power grab’

April 24, 2024

Lawmakers in Togo have given final approval to a constitutional reform linked to presidential term limits and how presidents are elected, which some opposition politicians ... Read More

African counter-terrorism summit: leaders call for more cooperation to address security challenges

April 24, 2024

African leaders have called for more regional cooperation in fighting terrorism at a high-level summit in Abuja, with Nigeria's president accusing the global community of ... Read More

Togo’s 20 April parliamentary elections postponed indefinitely amid constitutional controversy

April 4, 2024

Togo’s government has postponed legislative elections initially scheduled for 20 April to a later, unspecified date, citing "consultations" that were needed over the changes that ... Read More

Togo: political unrest brewing as opposition rejects constitutional reform, calls for protests

March 29, 2024

Political unrest is brewing in Togo as opposition leaders and activists have called on citizens to protest against a new constitutional reform that could potentially ... Read More

At ECOWAS summit, West African leaders set terms for lifting Niger sanctions

December 12, 2023

At a recent summit of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), regional leaders decided to keep sanctions imposed on Niger after a July ... Read More

WAPPP, WAIPA poised to back Togo in luring private investment

October 18, 2023

The World Association of PPP Units & PPP Professionals (WAPPP) and the World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (WAIPA) are keen to help Togo attract ... Read More

U.S grant Togo $3 million to address displaced population fleeing terrorism

July 12, 2023

The U.S. have granted Togo $3 million to attend to around 60.000 people displaced in the north of the African country struggling to contain terrorism ... Read More

Togo, Canada keen to boost trade

June 19, 2023

Togo and Canada have expressed their keenness to increase trade between the two countries with a bilateral market estimated at $65.2 million in 2021. Mary ... Read More

Faure Gnassingbé to be sworn in on May 3 for fourth term

April 29, 2020

Togolese Head of State Faure Gnassingbé will be sworn in on Sunday, May 3, 2020, the President of the Togolese Constitutional Court, Aboudou Assouma, announced. ... Read More

Longtime leader Gnassingbé seeks fourth term in Togo’s election

February 21, 2020

Voters in Togo will head to the polls this weekend to choose between keeping a 50-year dynasty or a new leader. Long-standing President Faure Gnassingbé ... Read More