Tag: Togo

China refocuses on food and agriculture in its relations with Africa

March 23, 2023

China is importing more food products such as avocados, cashews, sesame seeds and chili peppers from Africa, after President Xi Jinping promised to increase non-resource ... Read More

Africa’s top finance industry players meet in Togo to discuss economic recovery

November 29, 2022

African finance ministers and central bank governors are meeting in Lomé, Togo, this Nov. 28-29 for the African Finance Industry Summit (AFIS) to discuss how ... Read More

Burkina Faso: Three army officers arrested for exfiltrating Damiba to Togo

November 8, 2022

Burkina Faso authorities have arrested three captains who had helped former leader lieutenant-colonel Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba to flee to Togo in September, when he was ... Read More

Historic ruling: UN-backed court in CAR convicts three militiamen of crimes against humanity

November 1, 2022

A United States-backed Special Criminal Court in the Central African Republic (CAR) on Monday (31 October) convicted three militiamen of crimes against humanity committed during ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines-led consortium to help newcomer Nigeria Air take-off

October 15, 2022

Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s largest air carrier by fleet size, is reviving Nigeria’s bid for a national flag carrier, as it seeks to build its regional ... Read More

Togo’s Gilbert Houngbo officially replaces Guy Ryder at ILO helm

October 3, 2022

Gilbert Houngbo, former Premier of Togo, has officially taken helm of the International Labor Organization (ILO) as Director-General of the UN branch and has made ... Read More

Latest jihadi attack on Burkina Faso convoy leaves 11 killed, dozens missing

September 28, 2022

At least 11 soldiers have been killed and 50 civilians were missing in Burkina Faso after armed fighters attacked a 150-vehicle military-escorted convoy taking supplies ... Read More

Central African states inked deal to create regional oil, gas pipeline network and hubs

September 12, 2022

Central African countries have signed an agreement to create a regional oil and gas pipeline network and hub infrastructures which proponents say will strengthen energy ... Read More

Côte d’Ivoire fumes as Mali requests extradition of political figures in exchange of arrested soldiers

September 12, 2022

Côte d’Ivoire authorities have accused their Malian counterparts of hostage-taking after Malian leader colonel Assimi Goita tied the release of Ivorian soldiers to the handover ... Read More

Togolese citizens can now go to Morocco visa-free

September 12, 2022

Togolese citizens willing to travel to Morocco no longer need visa per reciprocity deal signed in July, foreign ministry of the West African country has ... Read More