Togo - : Africa and Maghreb's news - The panafrican daily newspaper, Africa's portal offers a daily online newspaper with information on what is going on in the world, culture, economics, sport, societies of 56 african countries. en : Africa news, Maghreb news - The african daily newspaper 2013 African Cup of Nation's calendar Thu, 25 Oct 2012 14:03:35 +0200 Ojong Debra International fraud: Le Floch-Prigent charged in Togo Tue, 18 Sep 2012 12:11:25 +0200 Sébastien Badibanga International fraud: Le Floch-Prigent extradited to Togo Sun, 16 Sep 2012 20:21:41 +0200 Le Floch-Prigent, the former boss of Elf was arrested Saturday at the airport in Abidjan, Ivory Coast , where he was preparing to return to Paris. He was then extradited to Togo to be heard in an international fraud case currently considered by the Togolese justice Togo - China: Development plans amid questionable record Wed, 16 Feb 2011 15:04:05 +0100 China has promised to fund agriculture, health care and education in Togo as Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi visited the West African nation to sign a deal for a six million euro grant. Konye Obaji Ori Togo's fake match against Bahrain and a smooth scam Sat, 18 Sep 2010 13:59:14 +0200 The Bahrain national football team played against a fake Togolese national football team on September 7 in Manama. Bahrain emerged winners with a 3 nil scoreline against the Togolese hawks. An investigation opened a day after the match has revealed a superbly organised masquerade. Abou Cissé Adebayor may play for Togo again if... Mon, 21 Jun 2010 13:06:46 +0200 Former Togo International and Manchester City ace, Emmanuel Adebayor has revealed he could overturn his decision not to play for his national team again if the country FA change its policy and have a proper organisation arrangement. Muritala Bakare West African Heritage & History Explored on Crystal Voyage Fri, 18 Jun 2010 03:17:52 +0200 As cultural and heritage tours become increasingly popular in West Africa, luxury specialist Crystal Cruises has set more than a dozen shoreside options in Senegal, Ghana, Togo and Principe for Crystal Serenity's "African Adventurer" voyage departing Cape Town April 17, 2011. Statement by an IMF Mission to Togo Fri, 16 Apr 2010 22:30:18 +0200 An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission led by Marshall Mills visited Lomé during April 1?15, 2010 to conduct discussions for the fourth review of Togo's program under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF). The mission met with President Faure Gnassingbé, Prime Minister Gilbert Houngbo, Minister of Economy and Finance, Adji Ayassor, Minister of Cooperation, Development and Regional Planning, Gilbert Bawara, other members of the government, and senior officials. It also held fruitful discussions with parliamentarians, representatives of civil society, labor unions, donors, the private sector, and the press. Togo: An opposition demonstration violently dispersed Fri, 26 Mar 2010 17:34:33 +0100 Honouring to an invitation from the Togolese opposition party, Union of Forces for Change (UFC), thousands of candle holding militants gathered Wednesday at the party's headquarters at around 17 hours (local time). However, the vigil to "bury the regime in power" was cut short. At nightfall, the police stormed the area and dispersed the crowd. The opposition has been banned from protesting against the re-election of Faure Gnassingbé as President of Togo. Jean-Claude Abalo New ECOWAS Commission President visits Togo Mon, 22 Mar 2010 15:24:25 +0100 The President of the ECOWAS Commission, Ambassador James Victor Gbeho, paid a one-day official visit to Togo in connection with the presidential election held recently in that country. Togo presidential election fraud denounced Fri, 05 Mar 2010 15:08:39 +0100 Togo voted Thursday to elect its next president. While politicians and observers have welcomed a peaceful election, fraud has been detected in several neighborhoods in the capital, Lome. Report. Christelle Mensah Togo: For a peaceful presidential election Tue, 02 Mar 2010 18:02:16 +0100 "Togolese, let's vote in peace." It is with this slogan that, the political parties, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the traditional and religious leaders as well as the opinion leaders are urging their country people to take part in the March 4, 2010 Presidential election in Togo. 'Caf decision over Togo makes no sense' Mon, 01 Feb 2010 20:30:25 +0100 <p class="spip">Not since Buckingham Palace took so long to respond Princess Diana's death in 1997 has an organisation so badly misjudged the mood of the public.</p> <p class="spip">For the decision by the Confederation of African Football (Caf) to expel Togo from the next two Africa Cup of Nations - following their Angola 2010 withdrawal after their team bus was machine-gunned (with two team officials dying) - is simply jaw-dropping.</p> <p class="spip">Before we get into the whys and wherefores, let's just clarify why the Togolese have been suspended. In the statement they released on Saturday, Caf said the following...</p> CAN 2010: Togo under shock Sun, 10 Jan 2010 21:41:36 +0100 The atmosphere in Lomé, the Togolese capital, is morose. Two Togolese were killed after an attack on a bus carrying the national team by rebels of the Front for the Liberation of the Enclave of Cabinda (FLEC), last Friday. The bus was sprayed with bullets as it crossed the border between Democratic Republic of Congo and Angola, host country of the 2010 African Cup of Nations (CAN-2010). The government has decided to cancel the Hawks' participation in the games and called them back to Togo where a three day national mourning will be observed, starting Monday. Jean-Claude Abalo N. Ireland's degrading treatment of African athlethes Fri, 10 Apr 2009 19:57:22 +0200 The World Junior and Cadet Fencing Championships is taking place in Belfast, Northern Ireland between 4 and13 April 2009. The African bronze medal title holder from the continent's last junior fencing championship held in Bamako, Mali, Dulcie Nodjo, is stuck in Lome as her counterparts from other continents comfortably make their way to Ireland. She has been refused a... Jean-Claude Abalo