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Togo-Appel à candidatures pour des bourses de formation en médecine du sport

Le Comité National Olympique du Togo (CNO-TOGO) s'associe à la Solidarité Olympique pour offrir des bourses de formation dans le domaine de la médecine du sport. Cet appel vise à soutenir le développement des compétences médicales au sein de la communauté sportive togolaise.

Togo sets dates for 2024 parliamentary and regional elections

In a recent session of the council of ministers held in Lomé on Thursday, February 8th, the Togolese government has officially announced the dates for the upcoming parliamentary and regional elections. The polls are scheduled to take place on Saturday, April 13th, 2024.

RSF uncovers continued surveillance on Togolese media figures

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has revealed this week that Pegasus cyber-espionage software continues to infiltrate the mobile phones of Togolese journalists, especially Loïc Lawson and Anani Sossou. The duo currently faces legal action in Togo, triggered by a complaint from the Minister of Urban Planning.

Togo – Legal Saga continues for journalists Lawson and Sossou

This legal saga draws parallels with a past defamation case involving journalists Isidore Kowounou, Ferdinand Ayité, and the late Joël Egah, who had clashed with the same minister and another government official.

China’s Foreign Minister to embark on African tour including Togo

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, a key member of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, is set to visit four African countries, including Togo, from January 13 to 18, following invitations extended to him.

Togo’s former Archbishop Philippe Kpodzro passes away in Sweden

The former Archbishop of Lomé, Monsignor Philippe Kpodzro, known for his unwavering advocacy for political change in Togo, died at the age of 93 in Sweden. The Catholic dignitary, in exile in Europe for the past three years, was a prominent figure during the last presidential election in Togo.

FIFA elevates Togo’s international referee count to 14

The Togolese Football Association officially announced on Wednesday the addition of two new referees to the list of Togolese international referees, bringing the total to 14 for the year 2024.

Togo and Czech Republic strengthen ties through new Consulate in Lomé

According to the Togolese authorities, Oukpedjo Abdou Saïd, appointed as the honorary consul by the Togolese government, is entrusted with the task of enhancing commercial, economic, sociocultural, and scientific ties between the two nations. Additionally, his role includes safeguarding the interests of Czech nationals in Togo.

Togo’s Elections : Shifting timelines and opposition concerns

Togo's government announced on Monday that the upcoming legislative and regional elections are scheduled to take place no later than the end of the first quarter of 2024, deviating from President Faure Gnassingbe's commitment last December to hold the polls within 12 months.

Press Freedom in Togo: “Warning signs flashing red”

"This award is not truly good news for our country," said Ferdinand Ayité, the Togolese winner of the International Press Freedom Award presented on Thursday evening (November 16, 2023) by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) in New York

Togolese journalists face jailed over social media defamation charges

Two Togolese journalists, Loic Lawson, the editor of Flambeau des Democrates, and Anani Sossou, a freelance journalist, found themselves in prison on Wednesday, facing charges of defaming Housing Minister Kodjo Adedze on social media.

Togo’s former chief of staff Katangha sentenced to 20 years

After a lengthy deliberation, the verdict was delivered late on Tuesday evening in the trial of Colonel Madjoulba's murder. Colonel Madjoulba was found dead on May 4, 2020, in his office shortly after attending President Faure Gnassingbé's swearing-in ceremony. In a courtroom heavily guarded by security forces, General Abalo Kadangha, the former Chief of Staff of the Togolese Armed Forces, along with Corporal Chief Songuine Yendoukoua, the deceased's driver, and Colonel Kodjo Ali, were convicted.

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Togo-Yacoubou Moutawakilou, condamné à mort et exécuté pour son engagement pour le Togo

Depuis ce triste jour du 13 janvier 1963 où Sylvanius Olympio fut assassiné, tous ceux qui ont essayé d´affronter la dictature en se mettant sur son chemin, furent impitoyablement éliminés. La liste de tous ces martyrs, assassinés d´une façon ou d´une autre, est longue. Les nombreuses tentatives depuis le début des années ´90 pour humaniser le pouvoir d´état et le rendre aux Togolais, n´ont pas pu résister à la terreur militaire, seule légitimité de la dictature du père en fils.