Mali, Togo Share Good Practices on Diaspora Management

Mali, Togo Share Good Practices on Diaspora Management

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 16, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Representatives of the Togolese Government have completed a three-day study visit to Mali to share information on good practices related to the management of diasporas. The visit, organized by IOM, was designed to share Mali’s experience in the management of its […]

On the Occasion of the Republic of Togo's National Day

On the Occasion of the Republic of Togo’s National Day

WASHINGTON, April 26, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC April 25, 2014     On behalf of President Obama and the American people, I congratulate the people of Togo as you celebrate your independence on April 27. Our two countries enjoy a […]

Worrying climate outlook for West Africa’s Volta basin

Worrying climate outlook for West Africa’s Volta basin DAKAR, 23 July (IRIN) – Drastic water loss in West Africa’s River Volta basin – covering Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Mali, and Togo – could deprive millions of people of food and hydropower in coming years due to climate change, […]

Togo sanctioned for fielding ineligible player

GENEVA, Switzerland, July 5, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — FIFA can today confirm that the Togolese Football Federation (TFF) has been sanctioned for fielding an ineligible player in the preliminary competition match for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ between Togo and Cameroon played on 9 June 2013. The match […]

In Togo, court rejects repressive press law amendments

NEW YORK, March 22, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes Wednesday’s ruling by Togo’s Constitutional Court to reject repressive amendments to a media law that granted the state-run media regulator sweeping powers of censorship.   A panel of judges declared that six articles of Togo’s […]

In Togo, police attack journalists protesting media law

In Togo, police attack journalists protesting media law

NEW YORK, March 19, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Togolese police on Thursday fired rubber bullets and tear gas to disperse journalists protesting new censorship authority granted to the government media regulator, according to news reports and local journalists.   “We condemn the reckless and heavy-handedactions of Togolese police against […]