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Togo coronavirus cases surpass 1,000

Togo’s tally of COVID-19 cases reached 1,001 on Wednesday with 13 new cases reported in the last day, according to the latest report from the Health and Public Hygiene Ministry.
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Emmanuel Adebayor: Jose Mourinho is the best coach in the history of football

Jose Mourinho is “the best coach in the history of football”, according to Emmanuel Adebayor, with the Portuguese having enjoyed success wherever he has been in a distinguished managerial career.
Super Eagles star Oghenekaro Etebo has finally opened his La Liga goal scoring account after finding the back of the net in Getafe’s 1-1 draw against Eibar on Saturday.

Super Eagles star celebrates first goal for Spanish club

Saturday’s outing was the ninth appearance in the Spanish top-flight for Etebo and he made it a memorable one when he broke the deadlock at the Estadio Coliseum Alfonso Perez on the half-hour mark to put the hosts ahead.
The Togolese Football Federation have paid tribute to ASC Kara striker Kossi Edem Koudagba following his death at the age of 24 on Thursday.

Togo pay tribute to Edem Koudagba after unexpected death

The Togolese Football Federation have paid tribute to ASC Kara striker Kossi Edem Koudagba following his death at the age of 24 on Thursday.

Cameroon military acknowledges soldiers arrested in Togo

Cameroon’s military says three of five men recently arrested by Togolese police and portrayed by Togolese media as notorious criminals who committed serious offenses against Togolese citizens are Cameroonian soldiers, while the other two are former convicts. The three military men stole weapons from the military headquarters in Yaoundé and went to Togo’s capital, Lomé, where they used the weapons to harass Togolese, according to Togolese police.

Immigration arrests 14 Togolese, 10 Nigerians at Ogun border

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Ogun Command, has arrested 14 Togolese and 10 Nigerians at Ajilete and Ilase border posts in the state.

Cultist ‘hacks’ six to death in Ogun communities

Pandemonium broke out in Ogere, Iperu, Ilisan and other communities in Ikenne Local Government Area of Ogun State when a suspected cultist and drug addict identified as Feyisola Dosumu went on the rampage and reportedly killed six persons in the communities.
Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has confirmed the State recorded one case of COVID-19 on Friday.

Six Togolese nationals test positive in Oyo

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has said six of the 10 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in the state in the past two days are Togolese nationals.
Newsmen gathered that the trio, Commando Kwasi, Eberivie Isiaq and Kemi Terivie, a mother of one, went to Cotonou, Republic of Benin in January.

Three Togolese arrested after illegally entering Nigeria

Chairman, Iseyin local government, Mufutau Abilawon, alongside representatives of Aseyin of Iseyin, Ikolaba of Iseyin, Ismahil Odubiyi and members of COVID-19 local committee visited the residence of the foreigners to ascertain their travel history and medical condition on Wednesday.
Another batch of 13 Nigerian returnees from Togo Republic have arrived at Seme Border Post in Lagos State in the early hours of Sunday, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Another 13 Nigerian returnees from Togo arrive Seme border

Another batch of 13 Nigerian returnees from Togo Republic have arrived at Seme Border Post in Lagos State in the early hours of Sunday.
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.
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Another 23 Nigerian returnees from Togo arrive Seme border

Another batch of 23 Nigerian returnees from Togo Republic arrived Seme Border Post in Lagos State in the early hours of Sunday.

Togo suspends two newspapers over French complaint

Authorities in Togo should lift the suspensions of the Liberté, L’Alternative, and Fraternité newspapers and ensure all media are free to cover politics and all other newsworthy topics, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.
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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".

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”.
Faure Gnassingbe

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

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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