Togo

By IndepthAfrica
In News
Jul 29th, 2013
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Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe’s ruling Union for the Republic won more than two-thirds of the seats in Parliament in last week’s vote. Preliminary results show the party won 62 of the 91 seats in the July 24 election, Angele Aguigah, president of the National Independent Electoral Commission, t...
By IndepthAfrica
In Politics
Jul 25th, 2013
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(AFP) – Polls opened on Thursday in parliamentary elections in Togo delayed by months of protests, with the opposition seeking to weaken the ruling family’s decades-long grip on power in the west African nation. Dozens of people were lining up outside a primary school in the capital Lome to cas...
By IndepthAfrica
In Analysis
Apr 4th, 2013
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By Andrew Mwenda How the West is seeking to usurp Africa’s struggle for freedom and democracy using a humanitarian language Since the end of the Cold War, a movement to save Africa from Africans has grown and gained momentum across the Western world. This movement is reflected in campaigns to end pov...
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In Article
Apr 4th, 2013
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by Katie Jessup Established in 2001, the International Criminal Court (ICC) is a permanent tribunal created to hold perpetrators of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes accountable for their actions. Located in The Hague, Netherlands, the ICC has led to the attempted prosecution of many h...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Mar 27th, 2013
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what does it hold? A lot of issues have been raised on the rise of the middle class in Africa and the change that these classes of people can actually cause towards the economic growth and transformation in Africa. Many analysts have raised concerns as to which class of people falls within the so cal...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 27th, 2013
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By Tapiwa Kapurura, zimeye.org This piece is meant to corroborate Professor George Ayittey’s recent contribution on the problems bedeviling Africa. My thesis excavates the point that Africa has everything to re-establish herself as a dignified and self-sustaining continent but has been run down by se...
By IndepthAfrica
In Alemayehu G. Mariam
Mar 25th, 2013
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By Alemayehu G. Mariam Flight of the Eagle and pursuit of the Dragon In June 2011, during her visit to Zambia U.S. Secretary of State Hilary Clinton pulled the alarm bell on a creeping “new colonialism” in Africa. While dismissing “China’s Model” of authoritarian state capitalism as a governance mode...
By IndepthAfrica
In Burkina Faso
Mar 24th, 2013
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Rebels seize Central African Republic capital, president flees [View the story "Rebels in Central African Republic ‘seize’ presidential palace" on Storify]...
By IndepthAfrica
In Benin
Mar 23rd, 2013
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(Reuters) – African kings Nigeria were rescued by a last-gasp equalizer on Saturday while other heavyweight contenders Cameroon, Ivory Coast and Tunisia won their games to remain on course for World Cup qualification. Samuel Eto’o scored twice to lead Cameroon to a 2-1 victory in Yaounde ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Botswana
Mar 23rd, 2013
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Welcome to our coverage of today’s football action. The focus for today is the World Cup qualifiers, especially South Africa’s match at 8:15pm CAT (SA, GMT+2). Updates Full Time: Nigeria 1-1 Kenya Congo 1 – 0 Gabon Cameroon 2 – 1 Togo Namibia 0 – 1 Malawi   [View the story "Sat...