May 162014
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 diaspora and to support Togolese […]

Apr 262014
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 strong partnership. The United States […]

Jul 242013

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, researchers predict. Higher average temperatures, […]

Jul 052013

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 is declared to be forfeited […]

Mar 222013

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 2009 press law, which were […]

Mar 192013
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 journalists peacefully marching in defense […]

Feb 042013
Minister of State Pieper calls for free and fair elections in Togo

BERLIN, Germany, February 4, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Minister of State Cornelia Pieper met with Prime Minister Kwesi Séléagodji Ahoomey Zunu of the Togolese Republic for talks today (1 February). In their talks, Minister of State Pieper called upon Ahoomey Zunu to adhere to principles of democracy and the rule of law, and to […]

Jan 152013

NEW YORK, January 15, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — At least four journalists were reported injured by police while covering an anti-government protest in Togo’s capital, Lomé, on Thursday, according to news reports. Several of the journalists, along with local press freedom group SOS Journalistes en Danger, said police had targeted a group of reporters […]

Jan 102013
New EU initiative to combat piracy in the Gulf of Guinea.

A new project combats piracy BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, January 10, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — A new project which will boost security and the safety of maritime routes across seven African countries in the Gulf of Guinea was announced today by the European Union. The Critical Maritime Routes in the Gulf of Guinea Programme […]

Jan 052013
Africa IMF Reports : Togo 2012

IMF Reports for Togo 2012 Working Paper No. 12/127: As You Sow So Shall You Reap: Public Investment Surges, Growth, and Debt Sustainability in Togo Author/Editor: Andrle, Michal ; David, Antonio ; Espinoza, Raphael A. ; Mills, Marshall ; Zanna, Luis-Felipe Summary: This paper presents an analysis of the public investment scaling-up strategy for Togo […]

Apr 012012

IMF reports for Togo 2011 Country Report No. 11/6: Togo: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Progress Report-Joint Staff Advisory Note Country Report No. 11/7: Togo: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Progress Report Country’s Policy Intentions Documents — Togo: Letter of Intent, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, November 15, 2010 Country Report No. 11/10: Togo: Fifth Review […]