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Togo opposition suspends protests at Ghana’s request

Opposition groups in Togo said Friday they were suspending upcoming protests against President Faure Gnassingbe at the request of Ghana, which is mediating in the crisis.

Togo opposition announces resumption of protest demos

Togo's opposition coalition on Tuesday said it would resume its protests against President Faure Gnassingbe and his government, despite both sides having agreed to a suspension during talks.

Togo releases 42 detained protesters, drops 2013 case against opposition leader

The Togolese government has further appeased the opposition by releasing 42 protesters detained since September and dropped a 2013 arson case against opposition leader Jean Pierre Fabre.

Togo lifts ban on weekday marches

Togo's government has scrapped a ban on weekday marches after a series of anti-government protests defied the order, the country's security minister and the opposition said on Saturday.

Tension in Togo over banned opposition marches

Several cities in Togo were tense on Wednesday following clashes between opposition supporters, soldiers and police as demonstrators prepared to hold another anti-government protest the authorities have branded illegal.

Four dead in northern Togo after imam’s arrest

Two teenagers were among four people killed in violence in Togo’s second city after an imam close to the main opposition was arrested, the government and a rights group said Tuesday.

Togo’s opposition keeps call for protest despite ban

Togo's opposition on Wednesday refused to cancel two protests planned for next week, despite a government ban on political marches on weekdays.

Thousands join fresh protests in Togo amid ‘crackdown’

Thousands of protesters in Togo on Thursday joined demonstrations around the country for a second day against the rule of President Faure Gnassingbe, the scion of Africa's oldest political dynasty.

Togo readies for fresh protests amid charges of repression

Opposition parties in Togo readied for a second day of demonstrations on Thursday over the rule of President Faure Gnassingbe, the scion of Africa's oldest political dynasty, amid accusations of harsh repression by the security forces.

Togo’s opposition boycotts constitutional reform vote

Togo's opposition stayed away from parliament on Tuesday, blocking the passage of the government's bill for political reform and forcing a referendum.

Togo opposition unconvinced by reform bill proposal

Togo opposition leaders on Sunday said they were not hopeful of political change, as parliament prepared to discuss potential constitutional reform after days of huge anti-government protests.

Togo opposition unconvinced by reform bill proposal

Togo opposition leaders on Sunday said they were not hopeful of political change, as parliament prepared to discuss potential constitutional reform after days of huge anti-government protests.

At least 80 arrested after Togo’s latest anti-government protests

At least 80 opposition protesters have been arrested after two days of demonstration demanding the departure of President Faure Gnassingbe.

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