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Rival protests in Togo as government blasts street ‘coup d’etat’

Thousands thronged the streets of Togo's seaside capital Wednesday after the ruling party asked supporters to march at the same time as planned opposition protests demanding the removal of President Faure Gnassingbe, the scion of Africa's oldest political dynasty.

Impeaching the “useless and costly” Senate for African power adventurers

Ruling African National Congress (ANC) Chief Whip, Doris Dlakude, said the real intention of the opposition was to carry out a coup d’état. She lamented that “(The opposition) are using the constitution so to collapse government, deter service delivery and sow the seeds of chaos in society so as to ultimately grab power”


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