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The fate of Togolese women giving birth on the ground

Amnesty International is calling on Togolese authorities to urgently improve access to maternal health care in the country, and reduce infant and neonatal mortality. This is part of the conclusions of a report published by the NGO on July 31, 2023, African Women's Day.

Poor living conditions of Togolese workers in Yemen and Oman

The Martin Luther King Movement (MMLK) has issued this week, an alert to the Togolese authorities citing the "deplorable" living and working conditions of Togolese domestic workers in Yemen and Oman.

Togo to strengthen the fight against psychoactive substances

The Togolese government recalled this week that the sale and consumption of tobacco and its by-products, especially shisha, are prohibited and punishable. Togo therefore wants to intensify control and the fight against the promotion and consumption of psychoactive substances. ka

Togo-ECOWAS Court of Justice orders the release of ten prisoners

The Togolese State is requested to release ten detainees arrested in 2019, following violence that the Togolese government denounced as an armed insurrection. The decision was made on Wednesday, June 7, 2023 by the Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).

British Togoland: a new message to King Charles III

Activists claiming the independence of the western part of the former Togoland sent a message to King Charles III on the occasion of his coronation this Saturday, May 6, 2023.

Two Togolese journalists to be tried despite being in exile

The Togolese journalists Ferdinand Ayite and Isidore Kouwonou, respectively Director of Publication and Editor-in-Chief of the Togolese investigative newspaper L'ALTERNATIVE will be tried again on Thursday, May 11, 2023 at the Lomé Court of Appeal, we learn.

Appeal for funds to save the life of a Togolese in the US

The family of Dr. Jean-Marc Komi Akakpo, a Togolese residing in the United States of America, is requesting financial assistance to assist the compatriot, who suffered a cardiac arrest last February, while his health insurance came to an end.

The Population of Togo exceeds 8 million in 2022

In Togo, the final results of the fifth General Population and Housing Census were made public this Tuesday, April 04, 2023. The update indicates that the West African country currently has a population of over 8 million

Togo-“Germany Is Back,” a new association founded by Christian Spieker

The German-Togolese Dr Christian Yaovi Spieker has launched a new association called "GERMANY IS BACK". It was officially born in Lomé, on March 29, 2023 with its registration at the Ministry of Territorial Administration, Decentralization and Territorial Development, which gives it its existence, its founder announced on Monday.

Togo-Faure Gnassingbé pardons 352 prisoners

A total of 352 prisoners have reportedly benefited from a presidential pardon granted by the Togolese Head of State Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé this Thursday, March 30, 2023.

France-Bolloré remains indicted for alleged corruption in Togo

The French businessman Vincent Bolloré has not finished with his legal setbacks linked to Togo. The Paris Court of Appeal on March 21 canceled part of the documents of the investigation, but it confirmed his indictment for corruption.

Rights of persons with disabilities: Togo’s report submitted to UN

Togo's initial report on the rights of persons with disabilities was reviewed by the United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities on Friday March 17, 2023 in Geneva, Switzerland.

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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.