Togo has been providing assistance for several months to the populations victims of attacks by terrorist groups in the Savannah region and beyond the national borders, announces the government, which indicates that the number of displaced persons already exceeds 4,000.
Togo and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) have signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on the creation of the "African Center for Coordination and Research in Cybersecurity", Cina Lawson, Togolese Minister of Digital Economy announced on Tuesday.
The north of Togo again bereaved by a deadly attack in the Savannah region. No official confirmation from the authorities for the moment, but a security source confirms that several localities were attacked overnight from Thursday to Friday July 15, 2022.
The Togolese Armed Forces Chief of Staff confirmed on Thursday, July 14, 2022 that a plane had wrongly targeted civilians. Confused with terrorists on the move, seven civilians died and two others were injured.
On the night of Saturday July 09 to Sunday July 10, an explosion occurred in the village of Margba in the Savanes Region. The incident, confirmed by the General Staff of the Armed Forces, caused the death of seven people and left two injured.
After that of Covid-19, the Savannah region, northern Togo, is in a state of security emergency from Monday, June 13, 2022, the government announced this measure following a Council of Ministers the same day.
The Togolese Minister of Security and Civil Protection , Yark Damehame visited on Thursday the headquarters of the Islamic Military Coalition for the Fight against Terrorism (CIMCT), in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia).