China announced the cancellation of 23 interest-free loans granted to 17 African countries. Among the beneficiaries, we also find Togo, of which 24% of the total stock of its debt is Chinese, according to figures from a study published last June by Green Finance & Development Center.
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.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Togo, Prof. Robert Dussey has also spoken about the cases of racial discrimination reported at the Ukrainian borders while some African students residing in the country at war have difficulty finding shelter in neighboring countries of Ukraine.
The Togolese capital has been hosting the continental conference on women in the maritime sector since Monday. The event, which is in its 3rd edition, is co-organized by the Togolese Republic and the Association of Women in the Maritime Sector in Africa (WIMAFRICA).
The former Prime Minister of Togo and current head of IFAD, Gilbert Fossoun Houngbo was officially appointed Tuesday as the continent’s candidate for the post of next DG of the International Labor Office (ILO).