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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.

Soldiers walking in the street

Ghana, Togo and Benin on alert against jihadist threat

21 March 2019, 3:36 PM

An alarming rise in jihadist attacks in Burkina Faso is posing a mounting threat to security in three of its coastal neighbours, according to security sources and analysts.

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.

Stakeholder denies that Togo’s Ecobank faces Nigerian investigation

11 January 2019, 6:31 PM

Ecobank is not under investigation in Nigeria, the chief operating officer of South Africa’s Nedbank, which owns 21 percent of the Togo-based lender, said on Friday.

Togo calm as polling stations open

20 December 2018, 3:36 PM

Security in Togo was tight Thursday as voters turned out for legislative elections overshadowed by bloody pre-ballot clashes and an opposition boycott.



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