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Faure Gnassingbe

Togo changes law to let president stand for two more terms

9 May 2019, 3:07 PM

Togo’s parliament has voted a constitutional change allowing President Faure Gnassingbe, whose family has ruled the small West African country since 1967, to run two more times and potentially remain in power until 2030.

Togo elects first female head of National Assembly

24 January 2019, 12:26 PM

Togo has elected its first female head of the National Assembly, following parliamentary elections that saw the ruling party maintain its majority.

Togo bans opposition protests

6 December 2018, 1:37 PM

Togo’s government has banned a series of planned opposition protests on security grounds, saying the marches posed a security risk.

Togo opposition leader in Ghana after hunger strike

10 October 2018, 9:02 PM

A Togolese opposition leader who had been on hunger strike was evacuated to a hospital in Ghana after his health deteriorated, his relatives said Wednesday.

Togo’s judges call for parliamentary elections before year-end

13 June 2018, 8:24 PM

Togo’s constitutional court on Wednesday called on the government to organise parliamentary elections before the end of the year.



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