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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 ‘should have new constitution’ – Obasanjo

Nigeria's former president Olusegun Obasanjo has urged Togo's leader Faure Gnassingbe to introduce limits on presidential terms, after huge anti-government protests this week.

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.

UN urges Togo to respond to protesters’ ‘expectations’

The United Nations urged Togo to respond to people's "legitimate expectations" as police clashed with protesters demanding an end to the 50-year ruling family dynasty for a third day on Friday.

Protests: Obasanjo urges Togo’s President Gnassingbe to step down

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has urged the President of Togo, Faure Gnassingbe, to step down following the continued protest against his 12-year rule in the West African country.

Teargas ends Togo’s second day of anti-Gnassingbe dynasty protest

Togolese security services fired teargas late Thursday night to disperse thousands of protesters in the streets of the capital Lome who were determined to stay all night to demand the departure of President Faure Gnassingbe.

Togo blocks internet as protests continue

Togolese authorities have blocked internet access as opponents of President Faure Gnassingbe marched for a second day against his family's 50-year rule.

Mobile internet off in Togo before opposition protests

Mobile internet services were off in Togo on Thursday, where new opposition protests were planned after huge anti-government demonstrations across the country.

Togo protesters demand constitutional reform

Hundreds of thousands of opposition supporters have reportedly taken to the streets across Togo to call for constitutional reform, despite an apparent government concession to their demands.

Togo shuts down internet amid protests

Internet access in Togo has been severely restricted as opposition supporters gather to protest against the rule of President Faure Gnassingbé.

Two killed in Togo protests against ruling dynasty

Two protesters were killed and 13 others wounded in Togo on Saturday when security forces opened fire to break up demonstrations against the ruling Gnassingbe family dynasty, the security ministry said.

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