Togo

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In Ethiopia
Mar 28th, 2014
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by Cheta Nwanze Did you know that many countries in Africa pay a colonial tax to France up until this day? We are talking a minimum of 50 years since “independence” all round. But let’s be fair, the French have form in this kind of thing, so let’s go a little further back in time […]...
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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...
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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...
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In News
Apr 30th, 2013
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Abuja – Nigeria is currently going through “a trying moment”, President Goodluck Jonathan said on Monday while unveiling seven new police helicopters. “This is quite a trying moment for this country in terms of security,” Jonathan said during the unveiling of the helicopters as well as 17 armou...
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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 ...
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In Djibouti
Feb 8th, 2013
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The Ethiopian Federal Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission has formally announced that its Commissioner, Ali Suleiman, has been elected a member of the African Union Advisory Board on Corruption. According to the Commission’s statement, Commissioner Ali was elected at the 20th regular meeting ...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 4th, 2013
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Togo’s icon Emmanuel Adebayor criticises coach Didier Six finding him primarily responsible for team’s exit from Nations Cup Despite guiding Togo for their first Africa Cup of Nations’ quarter ever, coach Didier Six was severely criticised by striker Emmanuel Adebayor following to T...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 4th, 2013
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PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa – Ghana’s players may change their opinion about South Africa being their “second home” when they see the sandy, bumpy field they have to play on in the African Cup of Nations semifinals this week. Four-time African champion Ghana moves on from the...
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In Burkina Faso
Feb 3rd, 2013
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Burkina Faso reached the semi-finals of the African Nations Cup for the first since 1998 when a header in extra time from Jonathan Pitroipa gave them a 1-0 win over fellow outsiders Togo on Sunday. Pitroipa pulled away from his marker at a corner in the last seconds of the first period of extra time ...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 31st, 2013
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(Reuters) – Ivory Coast have emerged as clear favourites as the African Nations Cup enters its knockout stages but if past finals are anything to go by, the tournament remains ripe for more surprises. Following 12 days of intense action across South Africa, half of the 16-team field – inc...