Did the Ministry Spend D800, 000 On Just 10 Air Tickets to Togo?
[The Point] Investigation has revealed the Ministry of Youth Sports 'spending over D800, 000' to secure just 10 air tickets from Satguru Travel Agency.
Hundreds of Togolese Flee to Ghana
[CAJ News] MORE than 500 civilians from Togo have sought refuge in Ghana in the wake of the political unrest in their country.
Foreign Affairs Minister Denies Calling for Togolese President's Resignation
[Foroyaa] The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad (MoFA), has on Monday refuted reports on Reuters News Agency which quoted the Foreign Minister Ousainou Darboe, calling for the resignation of Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe, amid political crisis in Togo.
Another Deadly Crackdown in Togo - Four More People Dead
[MFWA] There has been another deadly crackdown on opposition demonstrations in Togo, with official sources reporting four deaths.
At Least Four Dead in Anti-Government Protests
[VOA] At least four people have been killed across the small West African nation of Togo in clashes between security forces and protesters demanding an end to the rule of President Faure Gnassingbe.
Four Killed During Protests Against GnassingbĂ©
[allAfrica] Four people were killed on Wednesday, October 18, in LomĂ© and SokodĂ©, the two largest cities in Togo. For the past two months, the opposition has organized marches against President Faure GnassingbĂ©'s regime. Despite the banning of demonstrating during the week, 14 opposition parties decided to march in the capital. In some neighborhoods, barricades had been set up by groups of young people who were then teargassed.
Unrest a Test for West African Leaders
[IRIN] Political violence in Togo claimed more victims this week. On Wednesday at least four people were shot dead in clashes between security forces and protestors in the West African country's two biggest cities. On Tuesday, two soldiers and a teenager died. The deaths came amid unrest following the arrest of an imam with close ties to the opposition, and against a backdrop of months of anti-government protests.
Protests Against President Gnassingbe's Continued Rule Turn Deadly
[Deutsche Welle] The deaths came amid anti-government protests against planned constitutional reforms that would allow President Faure Gnassingbe to remain in office until 2030. His family has ruled the West African nation since 1968.
Opposition Wants to End President Gnassingbe's Dynasty
[Deutsche Welle] Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe has offered concessions on reforms. But his critics are no longer fighting to hold a referendum on presidential term limits. Instead, they seek a complete change of power.