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(Togo First) - In line with the fight against money laundering and terrorism funding, Togolese deputies adopted on April 24, a bill that among others, forces users to get approval from customs to move out or into the country a sum of more than CFA15 million cash, by road, air or sea. This would ...
Government must resolve maritime border demarcation with Togo - NPA boss. « Prev · Next » · Show Video ... Chief Executive Officer of the National Petroleum Authority (NPA), Alhassan Tampuli has warned of a looming maritime dispute between Ghana and her neighbouring country to the east, Togo.

The probe involves two separate cases, one in Guinea and the other in Togo. Groupe Bollore confirmed on Tuesday its African business interests were under investigation over the billing for work carried out in Guinea and Togo between 2009 and 2010 by its communications business Havas Worldwide. corruption
Nigeria's dependence on imported cement appears to be a thing of the past as Dangote Cement Plc exported a total of 211 kilotons of cement to Ghana, Togo and Niger Republic for the first quarter. The company's volume in the Nigerian market also increased by 5.3 per cent to nearly four million tonnes for ... corruption
Police in Togo have dispersed an opposition protest in the capital Lome. Reports indicate that teargas was fired to disperse protesters in Lome and in other towns across the country. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. The 14-member opposition coalition calling for the resignation of the president ... corruption
"I am pleased to announce the MCC Board of Directors' approval of the Togo Threshold Program," said MCC Acting CEO Jonathan Nash. "This innovative program places Togo's citizens and the private sector at the heart of Togo's growth strategy, expanding access to the internet and communications ... corruption

Togo D. West Jr., who as secretary of the Army in the 1990s oversaw its wrenching post-Gulf War conversion to a truncated peacetime fighting force that granted women more combat roles and vowed to shield them from sexual abuse, died Thursday, March 8, 2018 on a cruise ship in the Caribbean. He was ... corruption
The attackers captured 711 of the navy for 12 hours and drove them to the waters off Togo, east of Ghana. They left the ship in front of Togo and left with their prisoners. The Navy 711 was brought back by the Ghanaian Navy and taken to the port of Tema on Wednesday. The hijackers left about 40 other ... corruption
(Togo First) - Togo's government, via its ministry of infrastructure and transports, will rehabilitate about 46km of roads across three of its economic regions. Those are Kara, Plateaux and Savanes. The works will be financed by the Autonomous Company for Road Maintenance Funding. This is a fund whose ... corruption
(Togo First) - In Togo, tax earnings stood at CFA563.2 billion at the end of the 2017 fiscal year, according to a report on the performance of the public finances' reform plan. This is CFA5.3 billion less than in 2016 (568.5 billion) and more than 50 billion less than projections for 2017. Indeed, Togolese ... corruption
(Togo First) - In Togo, A FabLab was recently created in the Savanna region last weekend, French radio RFI reports. This is a public facility where computer-controlled equipment and machinery are provided and used to develop projects. “The construction of this high-tech facility in the northern part of Togo ... corruption
In December 2017, Mr. Bernard Mornah, Chairman of Ghana's People's National Convention, PNC, and some members of the group were arrested for a supposed illegal protest against the continuous rule of Gnassingbe and his disrespect for Togo's constitutional term limit. He has complained that the ... corruption
Lome - 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. After an hour of debate between the two sides, Akufo-Addo decided to move to bilateral talks, meeting first with the ruling party and then ... corruption
He said the Togo crisis had graduated from bad to worse and urgent steps needed to be taken to avert any calamity by the 'brutalities of the ... in Accra yesterday, Mr Mornah said the Ghana-Togo Solidarity Movement (GTSM) was aimed at bringing attention to the sordid political situation in Togo. corruption
Let's recall that last week, Togo's minister of economy and finance announced that a regional bond issued between end-2017 and the beginning of 2018, and arranged by Dakar-based firm CGF Bourse was successful. This operation helped the Treasury raise CFA61.8 billion, while it initially aimed for ... corruption
Togo West was the “go-to” guy for tough assignments. In 1982, he was one of three lawyers tapped by Secretary of State George Shultz to evaluate the government of El Salvador's response to the 1980 murders there of four American churchwomen. In 2007, Defense Secretary Robert Gates called on West ... corruption
Atinkaonline has gathered that the two armed robbers who shot and killed a police officer at Abeka Lapaz in July 2017, have been captured by the police. The suspects are said to have snatched an unregistered Hyundai Sonata and fled immediately after shooting the two officers, killing one in the process ... corruption

AFRICA: Libyan naval forces seize Togo-flagged bunker tanker. The vessel's Greek crew are reported to have been arrested on suspicion that they were intending to smuggle oil out of the North African country. A spokesman for the Libyan naval forces, Ayoub Qassem, told the Reuters news agency that: 'The naval forces ... corruption
The Christoph Gaertner auction firm in Germany will conduct three auction sessions April 7 to offer international rarities, specialized Oldenburg (the grand duchy now part of northwestern Germany), and specialized Togo under British and French occupation. The auction will take place at Schlosshotel ... corruption
In this year's edition, while Finland has overtaken Norway as the world's happiest nation, Togo is the one to have recorded the greatest progression globally, soaring 17 ranks compared to the previous edition. Indeed, the nation which was last (156th) in the ranking last year, has jumped to the 139th ... corruption
Togo West Jr., who as secretary of the Army in the 1990s oversaw its wrenching post-Gulf War conversion to a truncated peacetime fighting force that granted women more combat roles and vowed to shield them from sexual abuse, died on Thursday on a cruise ship in the Caribbean. He was 75. The cause ... corruption
Windhoek-Minister of Foreign Affairs, Cooperation and African Integration of the Republic of Togo, Prof. Robert Dussey, will pay an official visit to Namibia, commencing from today until Sunday, at the invitation of Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah, the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation. According ... corruption
Togo Dennis West Jr. was the only child of Evelyn Carter West and Togo Dennis West Sr. He was born June 21, 1942 and died suddenly of a heart attack on March 8, 2018. He was born and raised in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, by his parents, who were teachers in the public school system. corruption
(Togo First) - Indian firm Ping Pong Global which supplies furniture and construction material to hotels, restaurants, school and universities, among others, will build in Togo a high-class hospital. Signing ceremony for the project's memorandum of understanding was presided by Togolese minister of mines ... corruption
DANBURY, Conn., March 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FuelCell Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq:FCEL) today announced with great sadness that Secretary Togo D. West Jr., a valued and respected member of the Company's Board of Directors, passed away on the evening of March 8, 2018. "We are deeply ... corruption
Togo D. West, a two-time honoree of USBE magazine's “HBCU Distinguished Alumni” hall of fame for his outstanding achievements in public service, has died. West, who served as president and CEO of the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies from 2004 to 2006, passed away on Thursday, ... corruption
As a child, Legar spent most of his holidays in Togo visiting relatives. “Africa is a completely different world from Israel,” he recounts. “I loved going to Togo because there was so much sand to play with, now I realize that there was so much sand because the roads are not paved. In Africa, technology is not ... corruption
Winston-Salem native Togo D. West Jr., a government lawyer and high-ranking Clinton administration official who oversaw Army investigations into sexual harassment, served two rocky years as secretary of veterans affairs, and later directed investigations into the mistreatment of veterans at Walter Reed ... corruption
Togo West testifies on Capitol Hill in January 2010 as part of the Pentagon investigation into the mass shooting at Fort Hood a year earlier West died on March 8. ... WASHINGTON — Togo West Jr., who served as both Army Secretary and Veterans Affairs Secretary under former President Bill Clinton, died ... corruption
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has underscored the need for the feuding parties in the Togo political impasse to keep the door of dialogue open, saying: “It is extremely important.” Addressing a delegation from the government and opposition parties at the Flagstaff House last Wednesday, the ... corruption
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. “The facilitator, Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo, received a delegation from the (opposition) coalition on Wednesday in Accra ... corruption
(Togo First) - During a council of ministers held on March 7, a decree was signed to make ECOWAS insurance brown cards immediate and compulsory for every person with a motor liability insurance. This is to better protect drivers within the community. Indeed, in case of accidents, Togolese nationals will ... corruption
The UNFCCC NAP Central received NAPs from Colombia on 27 February 2018 and from Togo on 17 January 2018. The LEG, in collaboration with the Adaptation Committee, convened an expert meeting to assess progress made in the process to formulate and implement NAPs. The NAP Global Network ... corruption
(Togo First) - In 2017, overall, 200 young entrepreneurs were trained on management and 300 projects were funded by the Support Fund for Youth's Economic Insertion (FAIEJ). Reporting this figure, local website Republic of Togo added that the fund spent CFA500 million to this end, creating by the way ... corruption
(Togo First) - During the recent ministers' council held on March 7, 2018, a bill for a new land and State property code was adopted. This is as previous laws were outdated causing a rise in the number of land-related conflicts. The new bill should thus help “handle the consequences of strong land pressures ... corruption
The Togolese political crisis takes its roots in the soil of political confusion that followed the death of President Gnassingbe Eyadema who had ruled the country from 1967. President Eyadema became President of Togo after the death of President Sylvanus Olympio in a military takeover. The problem ... corruption
Though at first, not much interest was shown for renewables in Togo, things have started changing positively and very quickly, since 2017, with the first solar plants of the country launched. One of the major projects related to renewables is CIZO which aims to provide more than two million Togolese with ... corruption
UK-based off-grid solar company BBOXX has secured a pioneering package of US$4 million in debt financing from Togo-based bank Union Togolaise de Banque (UTB) to expand its services across the African country. Touted as a first-of-its-kind finance deal with a local bank in Sub-Saharan Africa, the ... corruption
“For Togo, I think after fifty years of being under one family, the people have reasoned up and they'll not take any lopsided mediation that will favour the Eyadema Family. So what I'm proposing is power-sharing agreement for the next five years. Let Faure Gnassingbe take the opposition Leader as his Prime ... corruption
Togolese opposition have announced a cessation of protests in the country following the first-round of political mediation led by President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. Akufo-Addo and a team of facilitators on Monday met with the 14-member ... corruption
LOME - After six months of political crisis, a dialogue between Togo's government and the opposition opening on Monday is seen by many as the last chance to resolve a bitter dispute over the rule of embattled President Faure Gnassingbe. But the talks have raised a welter of emotions in this tiny west ... corruption
After making her debut at Sochi 2014, cross-country skier Mathilde-Amivi Petitjean is preparing to represent Togo once more at the Olympic Winter Games. The sprint specialist, who grew up in France and trains in Canada, will turn 24 at PyeongChang 2018, where she hopes to continue her journey to the ... corruption
Togo has been in political crisis since August 2017 when protests erupted across the country. In huge numbers, citizens demanded political reforms that include limiting presidential terms, reinstating a two-round election system, and allowing the Togolese diaspora a vote. Since then, protests have ... corruption
ABUJA - Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday warned about the dangers of political unrest as he met the new envoy from Togo, where there has been a wave of anti-government protests. Buhari did not specifically mention Togo as he received the newly appointed ambassador, Lene ... corruption
This year's World Happiness Report doesn't have too many surprises — Scandinavian countries occupy many of the smiliest slots. But there's a West African country that's getting rave reviews for its happiness. Togo, which ranked at the very bottom of the 2015 World Happiness Report, comes in this year as ... corruption
President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria has commended Ghana's President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, for leading efforts to broker peace in Togo following the recent political upheavals in that country. He, therefore, entreated the opposition parties in Togo to resolve their differences, so that the country would move ... corruption
“Permit me to put on record Ghana's untiring effort in brokering peace in Togo by bringing all the warring factions to the negotiating table. I am appealing to all the opposition parties in Togo to please come together to resolve their differences so that Togo will move forward. “It's the same thing I wish Nigeria ... corruption
A couple days before the tournament began, Togo was traveling from the Republic of the Congo through Cabinda, an Angolan exclave province, to get to their site for the tournament. All of a sudden, gunfire erupted, and the bus is consumed with bullets. Togo's national team was the inadvertent victims of a ... corruption
He was hopeful that a solution would soon be found to the crisis in Togo, so that peace, stability, the consolidation of democracy and the rule of law, would realise, as demanded by the Togolese people. President Akufo-Addo arrived in Washington DC on Saturday ahead of the Winter Meeting of the National Governors ... corruption
BBOXX has been awarded a contract to work with the Government of Togo to deploy 300,000 of its solar home systems in the country by 2022 – so far it has delivered around 500. The Africa Guarantee Fund, which assists with support for small and medium-sized enterprises in Africa, has agreed to provide ... corruption


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