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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.
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.
A former prime minister of Togo, Edem Kodjo, is dead.

African Union reacts as former Togolese premier passes on in Paris

Kodjo served as prime minister from 1994 to 1996 and from 2005 to 2006, during the administration of former president, Gnassingbe Eyadema.
A former prime minister of Togo, Edem Kodjo, has passed on.

Former Togolese premier Edem Kodjo passes on

In Mr Eyadema’s government, he served as minister of finance from 1973 to 1976 and as minister of foreign affairs from 1976 to 1978. At the Organization of African Unity (OAU) Summit in Khartoum in 1978, Mr Kodjo was elected as the Secretary-General.
Faure Gnassingbe

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".
Faure Gnassingbe

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.
Faure Gnassingbe

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.

Faure Gnassingbe’s party wins majority in Togolese parliament

Togo President Faure Gnassingbe’s party won most seats in parliamentary elections, according to provisional results on Monday, in polls overshadowed by pre-ballot clashes and an opposition boycott.

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.
Head of Togo's Democrats party, Nicodeme Ayao Habia, who has been on hunger strike for nine days, sits at the entrance of the Ghanaian High Commission in the capital Lome, on September 27, 2018. - The former lawmaker is on hunger strike to call for the release of opposition supporters who were arrested during anti-government demonstrations. (Photo by Matteo FRASCHINI KOFFI / AFP) (Photo credit should read MATTEO FRASCHINI KOFFI/AFP/Getty Images)

Togo opposition leader enters day 10 of hunger strike

“Physically I’m very weak but spiritually and mentally I am strong,” says Nicodeme Ayao Habia, president of an opposition party in Togo on Friday — day 10 of his hunger strike.
Nicodeme Ayao Habia

Hunger strike in Togo over opposition arrests

A former lawmaker in Togo was on Monday on hunger strike to call for the release of opposition supporters who were arrested during anti-government demonstrations.
Faure Gnassingbe

Togo government, opposition resume talks after three-month hiatus

Talks between Togo's government and the country's political opposition resumed on Wednesday after a three-month suspension, the presidency said on Wednesday.

Talks resume between Togo government and opposition

Talks between Togo's ruling party and the opposition resumed on Friday after a month-long pause, with Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo acting as a mediator.

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.

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