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After Rwanda, now Togo looks to join the Commonwealth

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After Rwanda, now Togo looks to join the Commonwealth

- Lome, Togo | AFP | Diplomatic talks and visits by experts are gathering pace in Togo as the former French colony looks to follow another Francophone nation and join the Commonwealth. Rwanda joined the 52-member bloc in 2009, 14 years after Portuguese-speaking Mozambique became the first member never to have had a past link to Britain. Togo, which is home to some seven million people, first began the process of applying for Commonwealth membership in 2014
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LE TOGO FRAPPE À LA PORTE DU COMMONWEALTH

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LE TOGO FRAPPE À LA PORTE DU COMMONWEALTH

- Tractations diplomatiques et missions d’experts s’enchaînent au Togo, l’ancienne colonie française ayant entamé les démarches pour rejoindre l’espace anglophone du Commonwealth, sur les pas du Rwanda. Kigali avait adhéré à l’organisation de 52 pays en 2009, 14 ans après le Mozambique lusophone, première nation à devenir membre du Commonwealth sans avoir jamais été un protectorat ni une colonie britannique. Le petit pays de l’Afrique de l’ouest, qui compte environ 7 millions d’habitants, s’est lancé depuis 2014 dans le processus d’adhésion
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Togo purges its violent past with voodoo ceremonies

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Togo purges its violent past with voodoo ceremonies

- Lome, Togo | AFP | The voodoo follower stood bare-chested with beads around his neck in the centre of the public square in Bè, a working class district of Togo’s capital, Lome. A dozen priests surrounded him as he made incantations, threw soil and water, and gave an offering to the gods. In the silence, a ram and a cockerel were burnt alive
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Togo purges its violent past with voodoo ceremonies

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Togo purges its violent past with voodoo ceremonies

- The voodoo follower stood bare-chested with beads around his neck in the centre of the public square in Bè, a working class district of Togo's capital, Lome. A dozen priests surrounded him as he made incantations, threw soil and water, and gave an offering to the gods. In the silence, a ram and a cockerel were burnt alive. "It's over, human blood must not flow again on the land of our ancestors after the purification ceremony for the country," the follower said
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Togo reports H5N1 bird flu in southern part of the country: OIE

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Togo reports H5N1 bird flu in southern part of the country: OIE

- PARIS: Togo reported an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N1 bird flu at a poultry farm in the southern part of the country, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Monday, citing a report from the Togolese farm ministry. The virus was detected on farm of 35,000 laying hens, located in the Maritime Region, the ministry said in the statement
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The 'Bread King' of Togo rises up

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The 'Bread King' of Togo rises up

- Lome (AFP) - Clad in the apron of his trade, Bonaventure Boma chides employees while they take steaming baguettes out of the hot ovens that have helped make him "the king of bread" in Togo. From a modest background, Boma has spent 30 years kneading dough and now has two large modern bakeries in Lome, capital of the west African country
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Five Kenyan Startups Qualify for Ecobank’s Fintech Challenge Competition That Will Be Held in Togo

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Five Kenyan Startups Qualify for Ecobank’s Fintech Challenge Competition That Will Be Held in Togo

- Ecobank, an independent Pan-African banking organization that has its business in 36 African nations (primarily in the West and Central African regions) has revealed 20 finalists who will participate in its fintech contest. Introduced at the beginning of the year, the competition is geared toward picking the best three startups in an Innovation Fair & Awards display that will be held at the organization’s primary offices in Lomé, Togo
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Le Togo hausse le prix des produits pétroliers à la pompe

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Le Togo hausse le prix des produits pétroliers à la pompe

- « Trop, c’est trop! Nous avons donné deux semaines au gouvernement pour qu’il revienne aux anciens prix des produits pétroliers à la pompe », vocifère Emmanuel Sogadji, président de la Ligue des consommateurs du Togo (LCT), asphyxiés par deux hausses des prix en un mois. Le 27 février, le gouvernement togolais a augmenté d’environ 10% les prix du carburant, la deuxième hausse en l’espace d’un mois, faisant passer le litre de super de 476 à 524 francs CFA (de 0,72 à 0,8 euros), celui de gazole de 478 à 526 francs CFA et celui du pétrole lampant de 425 à 468 francs CFA
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Life-saving Togo striker wins over Czech fans

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Life-saving Togo striker wins over Czech fans

- Racially abused by their fans, Togolese striker Francis Kone has taken on hero status after saving a rival goalkeeper’s life in a Czech top-flight game last weekend. Half an hour into Saturday’s tie pitting Bohemians 1905 Prague against Kone’s FC Slovacko, Bohemians keeper Martin Berkovec sprinted towards the edge of the box to head out a long pass. He crashed into his teammate, defender Daniel Krch, who was also running
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Soccer player credited with saving opponent’s life after collision on the pitch

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Soccer player credited with saving opponent’s life after collision on the pitch

- PRAGUE, Czech Republic – A player from West Africa is being hailed as a hero for saving the life of an opponent during a soccer game. This weekend, Togo faced Bohemia during a league game in the Czech Republic. The match was a back-and-forth battle for both squads when Bohemian goalkeeper Martin Berkovec collided with teammate Daniel Krch near the half-hour mark. Berkovec was immediately knocked unconscious and Togo’s Francis
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DR Congo top Group C with 3-1 win over Togo - Football

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DR Congo top Group C with 3-1 win over Togo - Football

- PORT GENTIL, Gabon (Reuters) - Junior Kabananga kept up his goal-scoring form at the African Nations Cup to help send the Democratic Republic of Congo into the quarter-finals as they beat Togo 3-1 on Tuesday and finished top of Group C. The tall striker, whose participation was confirmed only at the last minute, is now the leading scorer at the tournament after he netted the opening goal in the 29th
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Places: Togo |  D. R. Congo |  Malaysia | 

Gossip & Rumours: Togo goalkeeper Agassa flees Africa Cup of Nations after thugs attack his home

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Gossip & Rumours: Togo goalkeeper Agassa flees Africa Cup of Nations after thugs attack his home

- [PHOTO: COURTESY] Togo goalkeeper Kossi Agassa will likely miss the last group game of the Africa Cup of Nations after his home was attacked by thugs, according to the Sun. Togolese fans were furious with the goalkeeper after his lackluster performance in the 3-1 loss to Morocco. Agassa's home in the capital Lomé is currently under police surveillance and the 38-year-old is expected to fly home to be with family.
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Tags: Association football |  Tournaments |  Africa |  AFCON | 
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Coppa d'Africa, il portiere del Togo sbaglia e i tifosi gli devastano la casa

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Coppa d'Africa, il portiere del Togo sbaglia e i tifosi gli devastano la casa

- Sembra di tornare in un attimo solo indietro di quasi 23 anni. Di rivedere il dramma che si consuma nel 1994, quando Andrés Escobar, considerato responsabile dell'eliminazione della Colombia dal Mondiale viene giustiziato a Medellin. Questa volta il giro di scommesse non c'entra e l'epilogo non è tragico, ma il portiere Kossi Agassa sta vivendo sulla sua pelle il dazio di un "errore" nel corso di una partita. In patria,
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Morocco battle back to beat Togo

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Morocco battle back to beat Togo

- PIC: Togo's goalkeeper concedes a goal against Morocco. (AFP)Herve Renard's Morocco came roaring back from behind to beat Togo 3-1 in Oyem on Friday and breathe life into their Africa Cup of Nations bid. In front of a sparse crowd, Mathieu Dossevi had given Togo an early lead in northern Gabon, but goals from Aziz Bouhaddouz and Romain Saiss had the Atlas Lions in front before the midway point in
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Champions Ivory Coast disappoint in Togo draw

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Champions Ivory Coast disappoint in Togo draw

- Oyem, Gabon | AFP | Ivory Coast made a disappointing start to their Africa Cup of Nations title defence Monday when held 0-0 by lowest Group C seeds Togo in Gabonese town Oyem. Paris Saint-Germain defender Serge Aurier came close to breaking the deadlock with two minutes remaining, heading a cross narrowly wide. The result maintained a trend of stalemates in the 2017 tournament, which kicked off two days ago,
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No club, no problem as Togo pick Adebayor

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No club, no problem as Togo pick Adebayor

- Veteran striker Emmanuel Adebayor (pictured) was named in Togo's 23-man squad for the Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday despite being without a club since the end of last season. The 32-year-old former Arsenal, Manchester City and Tottenham star was released by Crystal Palace at the end of the 2015/2016 campaign after seeing out a six-month short-term deal. Togo coach Claude Leroy will take his squad to a training camp
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After Rwanda, now Togo looks to join the Commonwealth
After Rwanda, now Togo looks to join the Commonwealth Lome, Togo | AFP | Diplomatic talks and visits by experts are gathering pace in Togo as the former French colony looks to follow another Francophone nation and join the Commonwealth. Rwanda joined the 52-member bloc in 2009, 14 years after Portuguese-speaking Mozambique became the first member never to have had a past link to Britain. Togo, which is home to some seven million people, first began the process of applying for Commonwealth membership in 2014   Read More ...
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LE TOGO FRAPPE À LA PORTE DU COMMONWEALTH
LE TOGO FRAPPE À LA PORTE DU COMMONWEALTH Tractations diplomatiques et missions d’experts s’enchaînent au Togo, l’ancienne colonie française ayant entamé les démarches pour rejoindre l’espace anglophone du Commonwealth, sur les pas du Rwanda. Kigali avait adhéré à l’organisation de 52 pays en 2009, 14 ans après le Mozambique lusophone, première nation à devenir membre du Commonwealth sans avoir jamais été un protectorat ni une colonie britannique. Le petit pays de l’Afrique de l’ouest, qui compte environ 7 millions d’habitants, s’est lancé depuis 2014 dans le processus d’adhésion   Read More ...
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Togo international Djene joins Getafe on four-year deal
Togo international Djene joins Getafe on four-year deal Togo international Djene Dakonam Ortega has joined Spain's Getafe, signing a four-year deal with the La Liga side. Known as Djene, the 25-year-old defender joins from Belgium's Sint-Truidense. This is his second spell in Spanish football after playing for second-tier Alcorcon between 2014-16. In 2013, Djene played every minute as Togo reached the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations for the first time in their history   Read More ...
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Stains : le conseil consultatif de la jeunesse finance un puits pour le Togo
Stains : le conseil consultatif de la jeunesse finance un puits pour le Togo Le conseil consultatif de la jeunesse et sa trentaine de membres ont terminé leur collecte de dons afin de réaliser un puits dans le village de Ouro Tagbade au Togo pour alimenter la population en eau potable. Ce mardi 18 juillet à 18 h 30 en mairie de Stains, un chèque sera remis à l’association Or Bleu, partenaire de cette initiative   Read More ...
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Путин скроен из того же сукна, что и цари Романовы
Путин скроен из того же сукна, что и цари Романовы Такими вопросами задается — и пытается дать на них ответы — редактор и основатель американского консервативного журнала American Conservative Патрик Бьюкенен в колонке мнений, перевод которой публикует ИноСМИ.ru. Заголовок сегодняшней передовицы The Washington Post гласит: «Почему Россия — враждебная держава». Авторы пытаются объяснить, почему консервативный средний класс Америки должен поддержать русофобию, охватившую столицу США. «Владимир Путин придерживается ценностей, которые несовместимы с основополагающими американскими ценностями   Read More ...
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«Репрессии против Усатого – пример того, что может ждать приднестровцев»…
«Репрессии против Усатого – пример того, что может ждать приднестровцев»… В российском парламенте принято жёсткое заявление по молдавско-приднестровским отношениям, а лидер НП предупреждает о готовящихся арестах в Бельцах Сегодня в 01:11, просмотров: 184 На днях в Государственной думе РФ прошли слушания «Негативные тенденции в развитии ситуации вокруг Приднестровья в связи с действиями Правительства Республики Молдова и властей Украины». Особое место в выступлениях российских парламентариев было отведено фигуре олигарха Влада Плахотнюка и ситуации, складывающейся в Молдове вокруг оппозиционной «Нашей Партии»   Read More ...
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Юрий Стоянов: «Как ветер подует на голову, того и сыграю»
Юрий Стоянов: «Как ветер подует на голову, того и сыграю» Последний из «Городка» Сегодня в 18:15, просмотров: 654 Пять лет назад он остался один. Был един с Ильей Олейниковым, и вот часть его души ушла, важнейшая часть. Одному очень трудно, почти невозможно. Но Юрий Стоянов старается… То, что вы сейчас прочтете, это исповедь — искренняя, трагичная и полная надежды. Человек раскрывает перед вами душу, оцените это. Человеку сегодня исполняется 60 лет   Read More ...
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Путин и Трамп договорились до того, что вызвали стресс Меркель
Путин и Трамп договорились до того, что вызвали стресс Меркель Президенты согласовали четыре «явных» вопроса, но многое осталось тайной. Сегодня в 22:16, просмотров: 6887 Переговоры Владимира Путина и Дональда Трампа продолжались вдвое больше запланированного времени - 2 часа 15 минут. В итоге оба президента опоздали на концерт в Эльбской филармонии, устроенный Ангелой Меркель по случаю G20, но остальные лидеры отнеслись к этому с пониманием - слишком долго весь мир ждал этой встречи   Read More ...
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Togo purges its violent past with voodoo ceremonies
Togo purges its violent past with voodoo ceremonies Lome, Togo | AFP | The voodoo follower stood bare-chested with beads around his neck in the centre of the public square in Bè, a working class district of Togo’s capital, Lome. A dozen priests surrounded him as he made incantations, threw soil and water, and gave an offering to the gods. In the silence, a ram and a cockerel were burnt alive   Read More ...
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Togo purges its violent past with voodoo ceremonies
Togo purges its violent past with voodoo ceremonies Lome- The voodoo follower stood bare-chested with beads around his neck in the centre of the public square in B, a working class district of Togo's capital, Lome. A dozen priests surrounded him as he made incantations, threw soil and water, and gave an offering to the gods. In the silence, a ram and a cockerel were burnt alive. "It's over, human blood must not flow again on the land of our ancestors after the purification ceremony for the country," the follower said   Read More ...
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Togo purges its violent past with voodoo ceremonies
Togo purges its violent past with voodoo ceremonies The voodoo follower stood bare-chested with beads around his neck in the centre of the public square in Bè, a working class district of Togo's capital, Lome. A dozen priests surrounded him as he made incantations, threw soil and water, and gave an offering to the gods. In the silence, a ram and a cockerel were burnt alive. "It's over, human blood must not flow again on the land of our ancestors after the purification ceremony for the country," the follower said   Read More ...
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Слепили из того, что было: самые неожиданные способы ремонта дорог
Слепили из того, что было: самые неожиданные способы ремонта дорог С декабря прошлого года в ОНФ оценивали состояние дорог, общались с чиновниками разных городов, выявляли глубину ям... ну и заодно собрали коллекцию самых необычных способов ремонта. И местные власти, и сами жители в ход пускают все, что есть под рукой: мебель, детали интерьера, постельные принадлежности и даже… отходы жизнедеятельности. В Новочебоксарске Чувашской Республики началось внедрение в дорожный ремонт биотехнологий. На ул   Read More ...
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Togo reports H5N1 bird flu in southern part of the country - OIE
Togo reported an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N1 bird flu at a poultry farm in the southern part of the country, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Monday, citing a report from the Togolese farm ministry. The virus was detected on farm of 35,000 laying hens, located in the Maritime Region, the ministry said in the statement   Read More ...
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Togo reports H5N1 bird flu in southern part of the country: OIE
Togo reports H5N1 bird flu in southern part of the country: OIE PARIS: Togo reported an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N1 bird flu at a poultry farm in the southern part of the country, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Monday, citing a report from the Togolese farm ministry. The virus was detected on farm of 35,000 laying hens, located in the Maritime Region, the ministry said in the statement   Read More ...
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Нефть дорожает вместо того, чтобы дешеветь
В понедельник утром нефть выросла в цене, это уже восьмое подряд подорожание. "Интерфакс" объясняет продолжение роста цен опубликованными в минувшую пятницу данными, соглсно которым в США количество активно эксплуатируемых буровых установок сократилось с 758 до 756, то есть на две единицы. Провозглашенное Трампом намерение наращивать добычу нефти и газа с целью "энергетического доминирования" пока не произвело на рынок того впечатления, в результате которого цены пошли бы вниз   Read More ...
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В Алматы автобус врезался в троллейбус из-за того, что водитель давал сдачу пассажиру
В Алматы автобус врезался в троллейбус из-за того, что водитель давал сдачу пассажиру Директор автопарка "Мадина" Бекен Тыныштыкбай рассказал о причине аварии с участием его автобуса и троллейбуса в центре Алматы, в которой пострадали восемь человек, передает корреспондент . Столкновение произошло 23 июня по проспекту Абая. "Я провел расследование. В 10.30 утра, днем, сухая погода, я спрашиваю у водителя: "Как ты мог во впереди стоящий троллейбус врезаться?" Он говорит, получилось так, что я сдачу выдавал пассажиру   Read More ...
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17-летний подросток погиб после того, как его на спор похоронили заживо
17-летний подросток погиб после того, как его на спор похоронили заживо Подросток-каскадер по имени Сумит умер после того, как его на спор похоронили заживо, заплатив мальчику £130. Погибший должен был пробыть под землей целые сутки, но из-за того, что было выбрано неудачное место захоронения, он задохнулся, сообщает life.ru. Дело в том, что яма была выкопана на месте биогазового завода в индийском городе Курад, где в земле находилось высокое содержание навоза. Местные жители рассказывают, что когда 17-летнего мальчика вытащили из-под земли, он был без сознания, но все еще жив, однако организаторы продолжали шоу   Read More ...
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The 'Bread King' of Togo rises up
The 'Bread King' of Togo rises up Lome (AFP) - Clad in the apron of his trade, Bonaventure Boma chides employees while they take steaming baguettes out of the hot ovens that have helped make him "the king of bread" in Togo. From a modest background, Boma has spent 30 years kneading dough and now has two large modern bakeries in Lome, capital of the west African country   Read More ...
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Nigeria warm up for Bafana Bafana Afcon qualifier with 3-0 romp over Togo
Nigeria warm up for Bafana Bafana Afcon qualifier with 3-0 romp over Togo All the goals came before the half-hour mark in the match at the Municipal Stadium in Saint Leu La Foret. Leicester City striker Musa took his goal tally to 13 for the Super Eagles after three minutes, having been set up by Alex Iwobi who provided the same service in the 17th. Manchester City forward Iheanacho then had an easy tap-in to make it 3-0 in the 28th   Read More ...
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Musa ledak dua gol benam Togo
Musa ledak dua gol benam Togo PARIS: Penyerang di bawah prestasi terbaik, Ahmed Musa meledak dua gol untuk membantu Nigeria membenam Togo 3-0 dalam aksi persahabatan antarabangsa, di sini, awal pagi tadi. Super Eagles menjaringkan semua gol pada babak pertama yang menyaksikan kombinasi Musa, Kelechi Iheanacho dan Alex Iwobi menyerlah dalam aksi yang berlangsung di Stade Municipal. Musa yang juga penyerang Leicester City nyata mengharungi musim mengecewakan di England apabila hanya menyumbat dua gol sepanjang 18 penampilan musim ini   Read More ...
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Full Time: Nig 3- 0 Togo
Full Time: Nig 3,-0 Togo (Friendly match) Ahmed Musa scored two goals and Kelechi Iheanacho scored one. Details to follow soon.   Read More ...
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Watch Nigeria Vs. Togo Football Live Online: Start Time, Streaming Video For International Friendly Match
Watch Nigeria Vs. Togo Football Live Online: Start Time, Streaming Video For International Friendly Match Fans can watch the Nigeria vs. Togo football match live online and see which team can come out on top in the international friendly match that serves as a preview for the Africa Cup of Nations. The teams will meet Thursday in Paris at 7 p.m. local time (6 p.m. GMT/1 p.m. ET) with nothing more than pride on the line   Read More ...
Places: Nigeria |  Togo |  United States | 
Le technicien espagnol Alcarez dévoile les 25 « Fennecs » contre la Guinée et le Togo
Le technicien espagnol Alcarez dévoile les 25 « Fennecs » contre la Guinée et le Togo Le nouveau sélectionneur des Fennecs, Lucaz Alcarez, a publié la liste des 23 joueurs retenus pour les deux prochains matches officiels contre la Guinée le 6 juin en amical et le Togo, le 11 juin, au compte de la première journée des éliminatoires de la CAN 2019. En avril, la fédération algérienne de football a nommé l’espagnol, Lucas Alvarez à la tête des Fennecs (crédit photo), en remplacement du Belge Georges Leekens démissionnaire au lendemain du fiasco des « Verts », éliminé au premier tour de la CAN 2017   Read More ...
Places: Guinea |  Togo | 
Nigeria use Togo to sharpen claws for Bafana Bafana
Nigeria use Togo to sharpen claws for Bafana Bafana The game will be the second inside a week for the Super Eagles‚ who began their preparations in France with a 1-1 draw against the regional Corsican XI in Ajaccio last Friday. They fielded a weakened side for the first game but have since been strengthened by the arrival of more of their squad members as various leagues in Europe have come to a conclusion   Read More ...
Categories: Sports | 
Places: Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  W Africa |  Nigeria |  Togo |  S Africa |  South Africa | 
Five Kenyan Startups Qualify for Ecobank’s Fintech Challenge Competition That Will Be Held in Togo
Five Kenyan Startups Qualify for Ecobank’s Fintech Challenge Competition That Will Be Held in Togo Ecobank, an independent Pan-African banking organization that has its business in 36 African nations (primarily in the West and Central African regions) has revealed 20 finalists who will participate in its fintech contest. Introduced at the beginning of the year, the competition is geared toward picking the best three startups in an Innovation Fair & Awards display that will be held at the organization’s primary offices in Lomé, Togo   Read More ...
Places: Kenya |  Togo | 
Togo-flagged ship collides with Russian vessel, 78 evacuated -Turkish official
Shares Thu, 27 Apr 2017-05:26pm , Reuters A Togo-flagged ship collided with a Russian intelligence vessel near Turkey's Black Sea Coast on Thursday, and some 78 crew members had been evacuated from the Russian ship, a Turkish coastal safety official told Reuters. Broadcaster NTV said earlier the Russian vessel collided with a ship carrying livestock. The Turkish official did not give any details on the Togo-flagged ship, or the condition of its crew   Read More ...
Categories: Society & Culture | 
Places: Togo |  India |  Turkey |  Russia | 
Togo-flagged ship collides with Russian vessel, 78 evacuated: Turkish official
Togo-flagged ship collides with Russian vessel, 78 evacuated: Turkish official ISTANBUL A Togo-flagged ship collided with a Russian intelligence vessel near Turkey's Black Sea Coast on Thursday, and some 78 crew members had been evacuated from the Russian ship, a Turkish coastal safety official told Reuters. Broadcaster NTV said earlier the Russian vessel collided with a ship carrying livestock. The Turkish official did not give any details on the Togo-flagged ship, or the condition of its crew   Read More ...
Categories: Society & Culture | 
Places: Togo |  United States |  Turkey |  Russia | 
The return of a child slave
The return of a child slave Togo and Benin - On the West Coast of Africa, thousands of children are sold by their families, often for as little as $30. In exchange, they are offered the vague promise of a better life for their child. But what actually awaits is a life of slavery. The children endure physical and psychological abuse as they work from dawn until dusk far from their homes   Read More ...
Categories: Family & Parenting |  Society & Culture | 
Tags: Children |  Social Issues |  Slavery |  Slaves | 
Places: Benin |  Togo |  Qatar | 
Le Togo hausse le prix des produits pétroliers à la pompe
Le Togo hausse le prix des produits pétroliers à la pompe « Trop, c’est trop! Nous avons donné deux semaines au gouvernement pour qu’il revienne aux anciens prix des produits pétroliers à la pompe », vocifère Emmanuel Sogadji, président de la Ligue des consommateurs du Togo (LCT), asphyxiés par deux hausses des prix en un mois. Le 27 février, le gouvernement togolais a augmenté d’environ 10% les prix du carburant, la deuxième hausse en l’espace d’un mois, faisant passer le litre de super de 476 à 524 francs CFA (de 0,72 à 0,8 euros), celui de gazole de 478 à 526 francs CFA et celui du pétrole lampant de 425 à 468 francs CFA   Read More ...
Places: Guinea |  Togo | 
Togo: la hausse des prix à la pompe plombe le budget des ménages
Togo: la hausse des prix à la pompe plombe le budget des ménages Lomé - "Trop, c'est trop! Nous avons donné deux semaines au gouvernement pour qu'il revienne aux anciens prix des produits pétroliers à la pompe", vocifère Emmanuel Sogadji, président de la Ligue des consommateurs du Togo (LCT), asphyxiés par deux hausses des prix en un mois. Le 27 février, le gouvernement togolais a augmenté d'environ 10% les prix du carburant, la deuxième hausse en l'espace d'un mois, faisant passer le litre de super de 476 à 524 francs CFA (de 0,72 à 0,8 euros), celui de gazole de 478 à 526 francs CFA et celui du pétrole lampant de 425 à 468 francs CFA   Read More ...
Places: Togo |  France | 
Life-saving Togo striker Francis Kone wins over Czech fans
Life-saving Togo striker Francis Kone wins over Czech fans PRAGUE. Racially abused by their fans, Togolese striker Francis Kone has taken on hero status after saving a rival goalkeeper's life in a Czech top-flight game last weekend. Half an hour into Saturday's tie pitting Bohemians 1905 Prague against Kone's FC Slovacko, Bohemians keeper Martin Berkovec sprinted towards the edge of the box to head out a long pass. He crashed into his teammate, defender Daniel Krch, who was also   Read More ...
Categories: Sports | 
Places: Kenya |  Togo |  Czech Republic | 
Life-saving Togo striker wins over Czech fans
Life-saving Togo striker wins over Czech fans Racially abused by their fans, Togolese striker Francis Kone has taken on hero status after saving a rival goalkeeper’s life in a Czech top-flight game last weekend. Half an hour into Saturday’s tie pitting Bohemians 1905 Prague against Kone’s FC Slovacko, Bohemians keeper Martin Berkovec sprinted towards the edge of the box to head out a long pass. He crashed into his teammate, defender Daniel Krch, who was also running   Read More ...
Places: Togo |  Uganda |  Czech Republic | 
Soccer player credited with saving opponent’s life after collision on the pitch
Soccer player credited with saving opponent’s life after collision on the pitch PRAGUE, Czech Republic – A player from West Africa is being hailed as a hero for saving the life of an opponent during a soccer game. This weekend, Togo faced Bohemia during a league game in the Czech Republic. The match was a back-and-forth battle for both squads when Bohemian goalkeeper Martin Berkovec collided with teammate Daniel Krch near the half-hour mark. Berkovec was immediately knocked unconscious and Togo’s Francis   Read More ...
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Places: Togo |  Americas |  North America |  United States |  Czech Republic |  South |  Southcentral US |  Oklahoma | 
Togo player’s life-saving act
Togo player’s life-saving act Martin Berkovec, playing as the goalkeeper for Bohemieans 1905, thanked Slovacko’s Francis Kone for saving his life following a collision during their 1.Liga match on Saturday. According to a report in the Mirror, Berkovec collided with his own defender Daniel Krch in the 30th minute and collapsed. Togo international Kone noticed that something was not right with the 28-year-old and saw the goalkeeper had ‘swallowed his tongue’. In an act   Read More ...
Categories: Sports | 
Places: Togo |  India | 
Togo police fire tear gas at protest for media rights
Togo police fire tear gas at protest for media rights Lome - Police fired tear gas at hundreds of people on Saturday as they marched through Togo's capital to protest the shutdown of two private media channels. Television station La Chaine du Futur and City FM radio were ordered to stop broadcasting three weeks ago after a decade on air for breaching licensing rules. According to the country's regulator, they had not fulfilled "the prerequisite permission formalities". After a call   Read More ...
Categories: Media & Information | 
Places: Africa |  Togo |  South Africa | 
Togo: un journaliste molesté par des gendarmes à Lomé
Togo: un journaliste molesté par des gendarmes à Lomé Lomé - Un journaliste togolais a été molesté par des gendarmes au cours d'un reportage dans la capitale de Lomé, suscitant de vives condamnations de la presse locale et l'ouverture d'une enquête, a-t-on appris jeudi de sources concordantes. Robert Kossi Avotor, journaliste au bi-hebdomadaire proche de l'opposition l'Alternative, enquêtait sur un litige foncier dans la banlieue nord de Lomé lorsqu'il a été "battu" par des gendarmes, a-t-il raconté à l'AFP.   Read More ...
Places: Togo |  France | 
Togo : la FIJ dénonce l’agression d’un journaliste
Togo : la FIJ dénonce l’agression d’un journaliste Des membres des forces de sécurité attendent le chef de l’Etat, à l’aéroport de Lomé. Crédits : EMILE KOUTON / AFP Journaliste pour le bi-hebdomadaire togolais L’Alternative, Robert Avotor enquêtait sur un litige foncier dans un quartier de la banlieue de Lomé, la capitale, le 7 février lorsqu’il croise une centaine de gendarmes. Ces derniers s’apprêtaient à démolir des habitations, sur décision de la Cour suprême. Ils ordonnent au reporter   Read More ...
Places: Togo |  France | 
Two broadcasters shut down in Togo
Two broadcasters shut down in Togo Lome - Two private media channels have been taken off air in Togo, officially for breaching licensing rules, the country's regulator said Tuesday in a move that sparked criticism from rights groups. Television station La Chaine du Futur and City FM radio were ordered to stop broadcasting as they had not fulfilled "the prerequisite permission formalities". The regulator maintained the companies had infringed regulations but Amnesty International in a statement   Read More ...
Categories: Media & Information | 
Tags: Broadcasting | 
Places: Africa |  Togo |  South Africa | 
CHAN 2018 qualifiers: Home-based Super Eagles to face either Togo or Benin
The draw for the qualifiers for the 2018 edition of the African Nations Championship (CHAN) billed for Kenya has been made, pitching Nigeria against either Togo or Republic of Benin. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the draw took place on Friday in Libreville, Gabon. Nigeria is in the competition’s West B Zone, and has drawn bye into the second and final round. The first round will see   Read More ...
Places: Benin |  Nigeria |  Togo |  Gabon | 
Five Kerala men freed from Togo jail
Five Kerala men freed from Togo jail NEW DELHI: Putting an end to a four year old humanitarian case, the West African nation of Togo on Wednesday released five Indians who were serving a prison term. The case of these Indians had come to light after an online campaign in 2013 demanded their release. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj broke the news on her Twitter handle and said, “We have secured the release of five Indians from   Read More ...
Places: Togo |  India |  North |  Delhi |  New Delhi |  South |  Kerala |