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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.

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.

Togo-Worries mount over parliamentary election delays

In Togo, there is growing concern as the terms of parliament members are nearing their end in just three months. However, there's still no official schedule set for the legislative and regional elections, which were originally planned for the year's end. This absence of clarity has raised worries among the opposition, prompting them to call for discussions to ensure a “smooth transition of power” in the country.

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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.