Tag: Togo

UNHCR and UNICEF warn of Sahel crisis becoming ‘problem for the world’

May 31, 2024

"If we don't act now," the humanitarian crisis that is unfolding in the Sahel will "become a problem for the world," a senior UNHCR official ... Read More

Togo’s elections: opposition vows to reorganize after ruling party’s sweeping victory

May 6, 2024

Togo's opposition has vowed to "reinvent" itself after winning just five seats in the country's legislative elections held on 29 April, while the ruling Union ... Read More

Togo’s delayed legislative election underway after divisive constitutional reforms

April 29, 2024

Some 4.2 million eligible Togolese citizens vote in delayed and controversial legislative elections this Monday (29 April) to decide if President Faure Gnassingbe will extend ... Read More

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 and Chad launch campaigns for historic elections in April-May

April 15, 2024

Campaigning has begun in Togo and Chad, as the former prepares for historic regional and legislative elections against a backdrop of protests over the government's ... 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

Mauritania, Togo contemplate ways to bolster relations

January 16, 2024

Mauritania’s President Mohamed Ould Cheikh Ghazouani and his visiting counterpart from Togo Faure Gnassigbe held Monday talks on means to improve relations between the two ... Read More

World Bank donates Togo laboratory equipment worth $1.6m

January 13, 2024

Togo took delivery Thursday January 11 of laboratory equipment valued at $1.6 million, donated by the World Bank to bolster performance of 18 district hospitals. ... Read More

US plans to set up drone bases in coastal West Africa to stem Islamist advance and counter China

January 10, 2024

The United States is reportedly seeking to set up military drones bases along the West African coast in an urgent effort to stop the spread ... Read More