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Victoire Tomegah Dogbe, 60, replaces Komi Selom Klassou, who resigned on Friday.

Togo appoints first woman prime minister

Togo’s President Faure Gnassingbe on Monday named the first ever female prime minister to head the government in the West African nation.
Togo’s prime minister and his government have resigned, the West African nation’s presidency said late Friday.

Togo premier Komi Klassou resigns

Togo’s prime minister and his government have resigned, the West African nation’s presidency said late Friday.
China on Tuesday accused Donald Trump of spreading a “political virus” at the United Nations after the US leader delivered a harsh attack on Beijing over the Covid-19 pandemic.

Donald Trump lashes China as UN warns against ‘Cold War’

US President Donald Trump angrily cast blame on China over the coronavirus pandemic in an address on Tuesday before the United Nations, whose chief warned against a new “Cold War” between the two powers.
The President of Ghana, Prof. Nana Akufo-Addo, has emerged as the new Chairman of the Economic Community of West African States.

Ghana president emerges new ECOWAS chairman

The President of Ghana, Prof. Nana Akufo-Addo, has emerged as the new Chairman of the Economic Community of West African States.
Togo’s President Faure Gnassingbe was inaugurated on Sunday at a ceremony that was minimized to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.

Faure Gnassingbe sworn-in for fourth time as Togo president

Togo’s President Faure Gnassingbe was inaugurated on Sunday at a ceremony that was minimized to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.
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Togo opposition cries foul as court confirms president’s election triumph

Togo's constitutional court on Tuesday rejected opposition claims of electoral fraud and declared Faure Gnassingbe the winner with more than 70% of the February vote and president for a fourth term.
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Two sides claim victory in Togo vote as challenger cries foul

Two sides have claimed victory in Togo's presidential election as the main challenger to incumbent Faure Gnassingbe cried foul, citing "revelations of fraud".
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Togo’s Faure Gnassingbe wins fourth term, as rival claims fraud

Togo President Faure Gnassingbe has won a fourth term in power, the national electoral commission declared on Monday, as his main rival accused authorities of fraud.

Togo election: President’s camp claims victory, challenger disagrees

Supporters of Togo President Faure Gnassingbe claimed Sunday that he had won re-election after his main challenger said he could stage an upset despite “revelations of fraud”.
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Togo President Faure Gnassingbe looks set to claim a fourth term

Togo's president, Faure Gnassingbe, looks set to claim a fourth term at the polls on Saturday and extend his family's half-century domination of the West African nation.
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Togo bars observer group from monitoring election

Togo's election authorities on Wednesday barred a main independent observer group from monitoring an upcoming poll expected to see President Faure Gnassingbe extend his family's decades-long rule.
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Tension in Togo as opposition tries to end Gnassingbes 53-year-rule

Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe is all but certain to win a fourth term at the ballot on Saturday and has changed the constitution to allow himself potentially to stay in charge until 2030.
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Six candidates to run against Togo president in February vote

Six candidates will run against Togo’s President Faure Gnassingbe in a presidential election next month, the Constitutional Court said Friday.
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Togo elects first female head of National Assembly

Togo has elected its first female head of the National Assembly, following parliamentary elections that saw the ruling party maintain its majority.
President Buhari participates at the 54th Ordinary Session of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the ECOWAS in Abuja on 22nd Dec 2018-5

ECOWAS calls for free, fair elections in Nigeria, Senegal

The ECOWAS Heads of State and Government have charged Nigeria and Senegal to leave no stone unturned in ensuring the conduct of elections are peaceful, free and transparent.

Togo opposition accuses government of ‘brutal’ crackdown after two killed in protests

Togo’s opposition accuses government of deploying police and soldiers in brutal crackdown in which two protesters were killed during a rally against upcoming elections

Opposition supporters clash with security forces in Togo

Opposition supporters on Saturday clashed with security forces in Togo's capital, Lome, and teargas was fired in the north, after the government banned protests about upcoming elections.
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Togo main opposition coalition boycotts elections

The main opposition coalition in Togo said on Monday it will boycott December 20 general elections and call for further protests over what it alleged was a "fraudulent" poll.

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