The 48 new country delegates of the High Council of Togolese Abroad (HCTE) elected last month, officially took office this Wednesday, November 23, 2022, during a ceremony led in Lomé by the Togolese Minister of Foreign Affairs Robert Dussey.
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.
The Homeland Study Group Foundation (HSGF), one of the groups demanding independence for the western part of the former Togoland, denounces the exploitation of mineral resources on their territory, an act that activists deem illegal.
After two years of suspension due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the great pilgrimage to Mecca will take place this year for the Togolese Muslim community. "The quota reserved for our country goes from 2,225 in 2019 to 1,098 this year," said the Minister of Territorial Administration, Payadowa Boukpessi.
A Togolese gendarme was fatally stabbed on Thursday by a Chadian trader who also injured a policeman. The Minister of Security and Civil Protection of Togo, Gal Yark Damehame, commenting on the case, communicated the circumstances of the tragedy.
Ethiopian Airlines officially launched on Wednesday, June 1, a new connection to Washington DC from Lomé. An inaugural flight took place in this direction, following a ceremony organized at Gnassingbé Eyadema International Airport (AIGE).
Togo is strengthening its fight against maritime piracy. The country validated its Standardized and Harmonized Operating Procedures Document last week, becoming at the same time the first country in French-speaking West Africa to adopt this provision.