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Togolese President and Chairman of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government, Faure Gnassingbe, has lauded Nigeria's the role in the Integration of West African States. He was speaking at the extraordinary session of ECOWAS held in Lome. State House Correspondent, Mariah ...
Incumbent Faure Gnassingbe has been in charge since 2005. He “inherited” a seat his father Gnassingbe Eyadema had occupied for 38 years till his death. He is in his third 5-year term which started in 2015 and is due to expire in 2020 when elections are next held. Aside the main push for him to resign ...

He has complained that the Ghana Police Service's frequent interruptions in their lawful protests only gives the impression that the government of Ghana is in support of Faure Gnassingbe's ill-governance. This is despite the government's consistent assurances of its neutrality. Mr. Mornah vowed that the ...
Leader of the Ghana-Togo Solidarity Movement, Bernard Mornah, has said the Ghana Police Service's frequent interruptions in their lawful protests only gives the impression that the government of Ghana is in support of Togo's President, Faure Gnassingbe's ill-governance. In December 2017, Mr. Mornah ...
Togolese nationals in the United States have planned a protest in front of the United Nations building in New York City to demand the resignation of their president Faure Gnassingbe. The protest scheduled for Saturday is an extension of the series of marches held back home in Togo since last year calling ...
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 ...

The Coalition of opposition political parties in Togo says it has suspended all forms of protests and demonstrations aimed at forcing President Faure Gnassingbe to step down. This was contained in a communique issued after a meeting between Ghanaian President, Nana Akufo-Addo and the Coalition, ...
It was Eyadema who removed the three term limit for president from the constitution, leading to the Gnassingbes becoming the longest reigning dynasty in Africa. Although Faure Gnassingbe's resignation has now become the opposition's main focus, Abatan says there is no chance this will actually happen.
Lome - Togo's opposition coalition on Tuesday said it would resume its protests against President Faure Gnassingbe and his government, despite both sides having agreed to a suspension during talks. The grouping of 14 parties' spokesperson, Eric Dupuy, told AFP: "We have decided to start our protests ...
Rights groups on Thursday raised the alarm over Togo's “campaign of intimidation” against activists responsible for encouraging people to join a months-long protest against the rule of embattled President Faure Gnassingbe. “The Togolese authorities must stop harassing pro-democracy activists and ...
After months of ongoing protests, people in Togo and the international community have set their hopes on the upcoming talks between President Faure Gnassingbe's government and opposition parties. "The hope of everyone involved is that the dialogue will have the parties resolve the ongoing crisis," ...
Togo's President Faure Gnassingbe has faced an almost weekly round of anti-government protests since late August last year, calling for political change and for his resignation. A coalition of 14 opposition parties wants the introduction of a two-term limit for presidents, in line with the majority of countries in ...
Togo's President Faure Gnassingbe has faced an almost weekly round of anti-government protests since late August last year, calling for political change and for his resignation. A coalition of 14 opposition parties wants the introduction of a two-term limit for presidents, in line with the majority of countries in ...
A faction of 15 lawmakers in the African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde (PAIGC) has broken away in support of Vaz while the majority backed Pereira. The sanctions, including a travel ban and a freeze of bank accounts, were signed on Sunday by Togo's President Faure Gnassingbe ...
... Faure Gnassingbe, who continued from where his father stopped amidst rising political tension, the story has not been pleasant. “Likewise, the sit-tight postures of President Omar Hassan Al-Bashir's 28 years old regime in Sudan, President Idriss Deby's 27-year rule in Chad, President Isaias Afwerki's 24 ...
The swearing-in ceremony, which was witnessed by a packed stadium, saw West African Presidents such as, President Allasane Ouattara of Cote d'Ivoire; Togolese President, Faure Gnassingbe; President of Niger, Mahamadou Issoufou; Senegalese President Macky Sall; Guinean President, Alpha Conde; ...
As tens of thousands of women in the U.S. marched in dozens of states to denounce the unpopular and extreme decisions of Donald Trump, thousands of women in the West African country of Togo marched same day demanding the resignation of their president Faure Gnassingbe. The Togolese women ...

Thousands of women took to the streets of Togo's capital Lome on Saturday to protest against the power of President Faure Gnassingbe. Since September, a coalition of 14 political parties has held almost weekly marches, where thousands have called for Gnassingbe to step down to end the more than ...
Thousands of women took to the streets of Togo's capital Lome on Saturday to protest against the power of President Faure Gnassingbe. Since September, a coalition of 14 political parties has held almost weekly marches, where thousands have called for Gnassingbe to step down to end the more than ...
LOME, Togo - Thousands of people took to the streets in Togo on Saturday in the first anti-government protests of the year, as supporters of President Faure Gnassingbe staged counter-demonstrations. A coalition of 14 political parties has staged almost weekly demonstrations since August last year, calling ...
Inner City Press on the morning of August 30 asked Dujarric and his two top deputies: "In Togo, 15 supporters of the opposition Pan African National party (PAN), who were arrested during a protest against President Faure Gnassingbe 10 days ago, appeared in court yesterday and were given sentences ranging from five to ...
Lome - Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe broke his silence after months of protests against his rule, calling on the opposition to "dialogue" in his New Year address given late on Wednesday. "Dialogue must remain the preferred way of resolving disagreements between political actors," Gnassingbe ...
President of Togo, Faure Gnassingbe, has reiterated his call for the opposition to accept dialogue as the government presses for an end to a running political crisis. In his New Year addressed delivered to the nation on Wednesday evening, he called for opponents to join talks aimed at settling their ...
Anti-government marches were been held across the country since August 2017, demanding the exit of President Faure Gnassingbe, who has ruled for more than 15 years. Gnassingbe took power in 2005 after the death of his father General Gnassingbe Eyadema, who had been at the helm for 38 years.
Liberia's President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf walks towards Togolese President Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe during the 52nd ECOWAS Summit in Abuja, Nigeria in December 2017. Credit: Afolabi Sotunde/Reuters. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who shared the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize as a champion of ...
Tens of thousands of demonstrators thronged the streets of the Togolese capital on Saturday, the latest in a series of mass protests against the rule of President Faure Gnassingbe. Anti-government marches have been held across the country nearly every week since August, attracting hundreds of ...
Lome - Protesters again took to the streets of Togo's capital Lome on Saturday to demonstrate against the rule of President Faure Gnassingbe, who was in Nigeria chairing a summit of West African leaders. Anti-government marches have been held across the country nearly every week since August, ...
... a nurse, said he was “certain that the leaders currently at the Abuja summit will give us support. They know that our fight is just. It is time to liberate this country”. “I do not expect anything from the ECOWAS heads of state. They will not be able to tell the truth to Faure (Gnassingbe). The fight continues,” said ...
FILE:Togo's President Faure Gnassingbe who currently holds the rotating presidency of the Economic Community of West African States, has led Togo ... to pressure the country's government to accept the reality of political change, as its supporters again protested against President Faure Gnassingbe.
Lome - Togo's main opposition coalition, which has led protests against President Faure Gnassingbe for more than three months, on Tuesday boycotted government consultations for talks on ending the political impasse. The international community has called for talks between the two sides to end the ...
Thousands of protesters took to the streets in Togo's capital Lome on Saturday, against President Faure Gnassingbe and his government. Togo protests Photo from video. The protest came the day after mediators from Ghana and Guinea said that Togo will enter talks on controversial constitutional reform ...
A rolling series of demonstrations against President Faure Gnassingbe has been unfolding for several months, and the country has been rocked by striking teachers and health workers. West African leaders in November called for both sides in Togo to enter talks mediated by President Nana Akufo-Addo, ...
Protesters in Lome, Togo, on September 20, 2017. A coalition of 14 political parties has staged almost weekly demonstrations since August last year, calling for President Faure Gnassingbe to step down. PHOTO | MATTEO KOFFI FRASCHINI | AFP ...
Lome - Thousands of women took to the streets of Togo's capital Lome on Saturday to protest against the power of President Faure Gnassingbe. Since September, a coalition of 14 political parties has held almost weekly marches, where thousands have called for Gnassingbe to step down to end the more ...
Authorities in Togo have released two religious leaders detained for their critical views on the regime of President Faure Gnassingbe. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. One of the two Imams, Alpha Alhassane, a revered spiritual leader in the second largest city of Sokode is also a known adviser of ...
... and serenity. The opposition is planning fresh demonstrations on 13, 14 and 16 December in Lome and several cities. The ruling party promised to trigger a constitutional amendment through a referendum. The changes would allow President Faure Gnassingbe to run for office again in 2020 and in 2025.
Thousands of protesters has taken to the streets of Lome, the capital of Togo to call for President Faure Gnassingbe to step down from office. President Faure Gnassingbe has been in power for 15 years after he took over from his late father Gnassingbe Eyadema who had ruled for 38 years. Protesters calls ...
Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe pledged in November to talk with opposition groups but has kept silent on the matter since then /AFP. Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Lome on Saturday for the third time this week to demand the exit of President Faure Gnassingbe, with little sign of ...
''There will be regional consequences for instability in Togo and this will surely come at a cost to development,” Buhari said during a meeting between the two. The opposition in Togo are calling for the incumbent Faure Gnassingbe to step down immediately. They say they want an end to the family dynasty ...
Lome - Togo's president, Faure Gnassingbe, said he remains convinced of national unity after a weekend visit to the country's second city that ...
Lome - Togo opposition leaders on Tuesday said President Faure Gnassingbe "declared war on the Togolese people" by accusing them of orchestrating violence in massive anti-government protests across the West African country. At least 16 people have been killed and more than 200 injured since late ...
Veteran opposition leader Jean-Pierre Fabre said they, too, were in favour of dialogue "but to discuss the conditions for Faure Gnassingbe's ...
An Accra Circuit Court has granted bail to some 26 Togolese nationals arrested for staging an unlawful demonstration against President Faure ...
Togo's President Faure Gnassingbe has spoken publicly for the first time since a wave of demonstrations calling for the end of the 'Gnassingbe ...
President Muhammadu Buhari; President of Togo Mr. Faure Gnassingbe During the Meeting of the Presidential Task Force on Ecowas single ...
... said he and his counterparts from Nigeria, Niger and Ghana had met Togo's President Faure Gnassingbe to discuss the issue on Tuesday.
Togo's President Faure Gnassingbe should resign immediately and the African Union and West African regional bloc ECOWAS should ...
The deaths came amid anti-government protests against planned constitutional reforms that would allow President Faure Gnassingbe to ...
... Parti National Panafricain (PNP) leader, Tikpi Salifou Atchadam, has called for the immediate resignation of President Faure Gnassingbe, the ...
... marches, hours after the opposition announced plans for a rally next week in a campaign aimed at forcing out President Faure Gnassingbe.


 

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