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Emmanuel Adebayor angry at Togo manager for stripping him of captaincy

Emmanuel Adebayor angry at Togo manager for stripping him of captaincy

Emmanuel Adebayor had a smile back on his face on Wednesday as he posed alongside his personalised Rolls Royce Ghost – which costs at least £250,000 – with Nigerian musician Wizkid. Last week, Adebayor hit out at Togo manager Tom Saintfiet when he revoked the striker’s captaincy on the morning of their opening Africa Cup […]

Africa Cup of Nations Results:Nigeria,South Africa, Zambia

Africa Cup of Nations Results:Nigeria,South Africa, Zambia

Nigeria made a winning start, Zimbabwe created an upset, and South Africa and Zambia were held at home as Africa Cup of Nations matchday 1 qualifying continued Saturday. Cape Verde scored seven goals and Angola four against weak rivals in other games as the contest to find 15 teams for the 2017 finals in Gabon […]

Togo Appoints New PM

Togo Appoints New PM

Togo’s President Faure Gnassingbe has named Komi Selom Klassou as the country’s new prime minister. Klassou, the first vice president of the national assembly and former sports and primary education minister, succeeds Kwesi Seleagodji Ahoomey-Zunu, who resigned his post on May 22. Gnassingbe was sworn in for his third term as president on May 4 […]

Conflict-Affected States to Benefit From New IFC and Ecobank Facility

Conflict-Affected States to Benefit From New IFC and Ecobank Facility

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire — IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and Ecobank Transnational Incorporated, parent company of the Ecobank Group and leading pan-African full-service banking group, today announced the launch of a $110 million risk-sharing facility. It will increase access to finance for small and medium sized enterprises in fragile and conflict-affected states […]

Be Vigilant – Togolese President Lauds Liberia With Caution

Be Vigilant – Togolese President Lauds Liberia With Caution

On the day Liberia held its official program commemorating the end of the Ebola endemic as declared by the World Health organization (WHO), the President of the Republic of Togo, Essozimna Gnassingbe, has congratulated Liberia and its partners for the level of cordial working relationship that led to the achievement against the Ebola virus disease. […]

Burkina Faso, Ghana, Togo sign Pact

Burkina Faso, Ghana, Togo sign Pact

Ghana, Togo and Burkina Faso have signed an agreement to foster trans-border relations between them. A communiqué signed by the heads of delegations from the participating countries, after a three day workshop where they held the fifth trans-border tripartite meeting, encouraged member countries to give priority to issues discussed to realize the goals. Mr Daniel […]

Report: Ebola Survivors Can Transmit Virus Through Sex

Report: Ebola Survivors Can Transmit Virus Through Sex

U.S. health officials say Ebola survivors can spread the disease through unprotected sex many months after being declared free of the virus.In a report Friday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention detailed the case of a 44-year-old Liberian woman who is believed to have contracted Ebola through sexual intercourse with an Ebola survivor. The […]

Congo-Brazzaville bans Islamic face veil in public places

Congo-Brazzaville bans Islamic face veil in public places

he authorities in Congo-Brazzaville have banned people from wearing the full-face Islamic veil, including the niqab and the burka, in public places.They have also banned Muslims from other countries spending nights in mosques. They say the measures are designed to counter extremism.Thousands of people, mostly Muslims, have fled violence in the neighbouring Central African Republic […]

Togo Opposition Rejects Presidential Poll Win

Togo Opposition Rejects Presidential Poll Win

CAP declares its candidate winner despite electoral commission announcing Faure Gnassingbe had won with 59 percent. DAKAR — In Togo, the opposition is challenging the provisional results from Saturday’s presidential poll. Those results show President Faure Gnassingbe winning a third term. “CAP 2015 [Combat for Political Change] and its candidate Jean-Pierre Fabre categorically reject the […]

Ghana Togo boarder closing ahead of elections

Ghana Togo boarder closing ahead of elections

The Ghana border with Togo will be closed by midnight ahead of Saturday’s Presidential elections in the West African country. Ghanaian officials have already set up a joint border patrol team to secure the border and nearby communities. Incumbent President Faure Gnassingbe is facing stiff opposition from an economics graduate and former newspaper editor, Jean-Pierre […]

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