Thursday 20 July 2017

All International wire news

E.g., 2017-07-20

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AFP - 7/7/17

The voodoo follower stood bare-chested with beads around his neck in the centre of the public square in Bè, a working class district of Togo's capital, Lome.

A...

AFP - 6/25/17

Togo's government on Friday announced a series of Christian, Islamic and voodoo "purification ceremonies" aimed at purging the country of its violent past and...

AFP - 6/19/17

Clad in the apron of his trade, Bonaventure Boma chides employees while they take steaming baguettes out of the hot ovens that have helped make him "the king of bread...

AFP - 3/13/17

Emmanuel Sogadji has a message for the government in Togo from people who are being squeezed by fuel price rises: "Enough is enough!"

The consumer group he...

AFP - 2/26/17

Police fired tear gas at hundreds of people Saturday as they marched through Togo's capital to protest the shutdown of two private media channels.

Television...

AFP - 10/16/16

African leaders on Saturday signed a deal to boost security off the continent's economically crucial coasts, hoping to shore up development by tackling maritime...

Xinhua - 10/6/16

Le chef de l'Etat togolais, Faure Gnassingbé a entamé mardi une visite d'Etat de trois jours en Ethiopie, et trois accords de coopération bilatérale ont été signés à...

AFP - 8/18/16

Wearing a brightly-coloured wrap-around dress, Sonia ambles through the crowds at a market in a popular neighbourhood of Lome, a string of tiny red beads dangling...

AFP - 7/9/16

Five United Nations peacekeepers who were killed in an ambush in central Mali were on Friday given full military honours at a ceremony in Togo.

The...

AFP - 6/20/16

Togo skipper Emmanuel Adebayor on Sunday mourned the "great loss to African football" of Stephen Keshi, the former Nigerian international and coach who died from a...

AFP - 6/12/16

With her tiara, silky hair and satin dress, Pascaline Boukari Kombate looks like any other beauty queen. But the blue sash she wears with pride tells a different...

Xinhuanet - 6/10/16

LOME, June 10 (Xinhua) -- Burkina Faso and Togo on Thursday signed a cooperation agreement in Lome to promote air safety and security.

The bilateral agreement...

West African leaders discussed setting up a force to combat extremists in the region and will send an observation mission to Gambia before elections, the regional...

Xinhuanet - 5/31/16

Chinese President Xi Jinping and visiting Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe agreed in their talks on Monday to promote bilateral ties to a new level through...

Xinhuanet - 5/28/16

Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe on Friday disclosed the vision of his country to become the "anchor point" in West Africa for the new Silk Road initiative...

Xinhuanet - 5/26/16

Over ten million male and female condoms will be distributed between now and the end of June in ten Togolese towns, including the capital Lome.

The...

AFP - 3/16/16

Crystal Palace striker Emmanuel Adebayor has turned down a recall to the Togo national team ahead of this month's Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers to focus on his...

It was supposed to be a U.S.-led naval training maneuver off the coast of West Africa when real-life drama intervened, with pirates taking over an oil tanker and...

Reuters (Eng) - 2/18/16

Oil firms have put major projects in West Africa on hold because of low prices - as they have across the globe - but when the market finally picks up, development is...

Reuters (Eng) - 1/21/16

Africa's small farmers, more than half of whom buy their seeds from local informal markets, need access to improved seeds that can yield more food and cope with...

AFP - 12/1/15

Augustin Dokla is arguably Togo's most famous person with HIV, having lived with the virus -- against the odds –- since 1999. Sixteen years later, he's still fighting...

Reuters (Eng) - 11/20/15

THE HAGUE— The International Criminal Court faced calls to change its approach in Africa or face losing some of its largest members as Kenya and South Africa joined...

Reuters (Eng) - 11/12/15

The European Union has offered African states a range of aid as well as easier visa access and lower costs for migrants sending cash home in return for help to curb...

AFP - 11/8/15

Clashes between police and protesters over the past two days have left five people dead in the west African nation of Togo, according to the latest government tally...

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