Lome

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 Gabon
Sep 8th, 2012
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A late equaliser from Emmanuel Adebayor – on his return to the Togo team – gives them the upper hand after a dramatic finale in Libreville. Meeting for only the second time in a competitive fixture, the 2012 co-hosts Gabon proved stubborn opponents and did well to initially keep the Sparr...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 27th, 2012
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Togo’s security minister said yesterday authorities have released 119 people who were detained during this week’s rallies organised by an opposition coalition that led to clashes between police and demonstrators. At the same time eight people were held in custody, the minister, colonel Da...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 27th, 2012
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Women from the “Let’s Save Togo” coalition have called on all females in the country to refrain from sex for a week to force Togolese men into supporting the group during their demonstrations against the government. For weeks, Togo has seen clashes between security forces and protesters who are...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 15th, 2012
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Lome – Togo’s political opposition says dozens of people have been wounded and arrested in three days of protests in the West African nation. Zeus Atta Mensah Ajavon, leader of the opposition coalition, said on Thursday that at least 56 people have been seriously hurt this week. The gover...
By benim
In News
Nov 28th, 2011
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Lome – Togo’s government says at least six top flight soccer players have been killed and another 28 people are critically injured after a bus carrying them plunged into a ravine and caught fire. In a statement read on national television, the government said Togo President Faure Gnassing...