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2015-04-17 Ecowas to Deploy 100 Election Observers Ahead of Poll
[Togonews] The Ecowas Commission is to deploy 100-member Election Observation Mission headed by former Liberian Interim President, Prof. Amos Sawyer to monitor Togo's 25th April 2015 Presidential elections.

2015-04-16 Does Limiting a President's Term Help a Nation?
[OSIWA] Over the past ten years or more, heads of states across many of Africa's new democracies have attempted to modify their country's constitutions to prolong their mandates.

2015-04-17 The Togo Election - Wind of Change Too Weak?
[Ghanaian Chronicle] Political campaigns began picking up in Lome ahead of this year's presidential polls in the tiny West African state of Togo scheduled for April 25.

2015-04-16 ECOWAS Appoints Team to Monitor Togo Election
[CAJ News] FORMER Liberian interim President, Prof. Amos Sawyer, will head 100-member Election Observation Mission of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to monitor Togo's upcoming Presidential elections.

2015-04-15 Opposition Targets Gnassingbe Family
[IPS] New York -Togolese opposition leaders are issuing calls for change - the mantra of President Barack Obama - as they seek the end of the 50-year dynasty of the Gnassingbe family in Togolese politics.

2015-04-14 Togo - Peace, Concord Remain Primordial
[Cameroon Tribune] Preparations are accelerating ahead of Togo's presidential election of April 25, 2015.

2015-04-10 Togo - Political Parties Gets 13 Days to Campaign for April 25 Poll
[AEP] The electoral campaign for the presidential election will open April 10 at midnight and ends at midnight on April 23, according to a presidential decree issued Thursday.

2015-04-10 Chinese Firm Offers Scholarships to Students of Lome University
[Focac] Lome -China Merchants Group Ltd has offered scholarships totalling to 200,000 U.S. dollars to the best performing students at Lome University.

2015-04-09 Money Laundering - Giaba's Capacity Building Drive for Magistrates and Investigators
[Togonews] The Intergovernmental Action Group against Money Laundering in West Africa (GIABA) is holding a Regional Capacity Building Workshop for Magistrates, Prosecutors and investigators from ECOWAS Member States in Lomé, Togo, from 23rd to 26th March 2015.

2015-04-07 Paving the Road to Africa's Future
[Africa In Fact] Investment in infrastructure generates short- and long-term payoffs.

2015-04-06 Nigeria Wins Togo 2015 ITF/Cat Tourney
[Guardian] Teenage sensation, Oyinlomo Quadre, was the star of the show as Nigeria once again dominated the International Tennis Federation (ITF)/Confederation of African Tennis (CAT) Under-16 Championship, which ended in Lome, Togo, at the weekend.

2015-04-06 Team Nigeria Wins ITF/CAT U-16 Tennis in Togo
[This Day] Nigeria once again proved her superiority in West & Central African tennis by winning seven gold and 1 bronze medals to emerge the overall champions of the ITF/CAT U-16 Championship concluded at the weekend in Togo. Oyinlomo Quadri was the star player of the double-phased tournament as she upsets three higher rated opponents en-route her winning the U-14 girls' singles.

2015-04-02 Consolidation Work of the Electoral Register Completed
[AEP] The experts appointed by the International Organization of the Francophonie (OIF), at the request of the government, were to complete Monday consolidation work of the electoral register with the members of the Electoral Commission (INEC) and representatives of the five presidential candidates .

2015-04-01 China Merchants Group Launches Scholarship Program in Togolese University
[Focac] Lome -The charity foundation of China Merchants Group (CMG) inaugurated a scholarship program in Togo's University of Lome Monday, and will provide 200,000 U.S. dollars to the university to assist excellent students.

2015-03-27 Mahama Strikes Deal
[Ghanaian Chronicle] Chairman of ECOWAS, President John Dramani Mahama is calling for the compilation of a new voters register for Togo, after opposition political parties raised issues concerning the current roll, which they claim is "unfit" for use in the April 15, 2015 presidential election .

2015-03-25 Togo - Ecowas Proposes Presidential Poll Delay
[AEP] The Head of State of Ghana, John Dramani Mahama, President of the Economic Commission of West African States (ECOWAS) visited a few hours Tuesday in Lome through an assessment mission the electoral process.

2015-03-25 EU Supports Presidential Elections With Experts
[AEP] The European Union (EU) on, Monday presented 2 electoral experts to help Togo in the electoral process for the April 15 presidential elections. The EU Leader of Delegation in Togo, Nicolas Berlanga Martinez, made this known when he met the Prime Miniter of Togo, Arthème Séléagodji Ahoomey-Zunu.

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