Source: WHO Regional Office for Africa |

Togo Eliminates Trachoma as a Public Health Problem

The West African nation becomes the fourth country on the continent to be validated by World health Organization (WHO) as having reached the elimination milestone after Morocco in 2016, Ghana in 2018 and The Gambia in 2021

Togo has eliminated trachoma, an eye disease that can cause permanent blindness, as a public health problem. The West African nation becomes the fourth country on the continent to be validated by World health Organization (WHO) as having reached the elimination milestone after Morocco in 2016, Ghana in 2018 and…

Source: Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) |

As part of the “West African Police Information System (WAPIS)” ECOWAS inaugurates the Information Center of Togo Police (CIPT)

The CIPT is the national center for the collection and recording of police data, which will be responsible in Togo for the management of the West African Police Information System (WAPIS)

The government of Togo, represented by its Minister of Security and Civil Protection, General Damehane YARK, proceeded this Friday, April 29, 2022, to the inauguration of the Information Center of Togo Police (CIPT), at the headquarters of the Ministry of Interior and Civil Protection, as part of the “West African…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Islamic Republic of Iran |

Message of congratulation of the Iranian foreign minister on the independence anniversary of the Republic of Togo

We will witness the growth and development of bilateral relations, with the will of the officials of the two governments, while tapping into their existing potential

The foreign minister of the Islamic Republic of Iran, in a message to Togolese Minister of Foreign Affairs, Cooperation, African Integration and Togolese Expatriates of the Republic of Togo Robert Dussey, has extended warm congratulations to him, and the Togolese government and people, on the 62nd anniversary of the country’s…

Source: U.S. Department of State |

Togo’s National Day

The United States and Togo enjoy a productive and growing relationship as we work together to advance health, security, economic growth, and mutual democratic values

On behalf of the United States of America, I wish the Togolese people a happy National Day. The United States and Togo enjoy a productive and growing relationship as we work together to advance health, security, economic growth, and mutual democratic values. Over the past year, the United States provided…

Source: Kingdom of Morocco - Ministry of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccan Expatriates |

Morocco: HM the King Congratulates Togolese President on National Day

The Sovereign expresses His best wishes of good health and happiness for Essozimna Gnassingbé and wishes the Togolese people prosperity

His Majesty King Mohammed VI sent a congratulatory message to President of the Togolese Republic, Mr. Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé, on the occasion of his country's National Day. In this message, the Sovereign expresses His best wishes of good health and happiness for Essozimna Gnassingbé and wishes the Togolese people prosperity.…

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African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI) Raises Awareness on Political and Trade Credit Risks Insurance in Togo

Togo has benefited from ATI’s insurance capacity to the tune of USD305M in the finance and transport sectors

In a bid to raise awareness within the relevant government agencies and private sector about political (investment) and credit risk insurance in Togo, ATI (www.ATI-aca.org) held a series of awareness activities in Lomé, in partnership with Togo’s Ministry of Economy and Finance, the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the KfW Development…

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Helios Investment Partners and Sojitz Corporation start collaborations in West African gas downstream businesses

Helios and Sojitz expect to accelerate further growth of Axxela’s business by leveraging Sojitz's expertise in developing gas and power infrastructure projects

Helios Investment Partners (“Helios”), the Africa-focused private investment firm, acting on behalf of funds it advises, and Sojitz Corporation (“Sojitz”), one of the leading conglomerate investment and trading houses listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, announce the completion of the sale by Helios of a 25% interest in the holding…

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Liquid lands Capacity of Subsea Cable Equiano in Nigeria and South Africa

The new Equiano subsea cable will link Africa to Europe via the West Coast of Africa when it is ready for service later in 2022

Liquid Intelligent Technologies (www.Liquid.Tech), a business of Cassava Technologies, a pan-African technology group, has announced it has acquired a fibre pair on the Equiano subsea cable, allowing Liquid to transport traffic up to 12 Terabits, bringing a much-needed increase in international connectivity in Western and Southern Africa. With older sub-sea…

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New Director-General of the International Labour Organization elected

The ILO Governing Body has elected Gilbert F. Houngbo as the Organization’s 11th Director-General, who will take office in October 2022

The International Labour Organization’s (ILO) next Director-General will be Gilbert F. Houngbo from Togo. Houngbo is currently President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). He was elected by the ILO’s Governing Body, comprising representatives of governments, workers and employers, during their meeting in Geneva. He will be the…

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Ghana’s Energy Minister to Present Policy Reforms and Investment Opportunities Required to Boost Africa’s Hydrocarbon Sector at African Energy Week 2022

Hon. Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh, Minister of Energy for the Republic of Ghana, has confirmed his participation at African Energy Week 2022 where he will showcase investment opportunities within the country’s energy sector

The African Energy Chamber (AEC) (www.EnergyChamber.org) is honored to announce the attendance and participation of Hon. Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh, Minister of Energy for the Republic of Ghana, at the continent’s premier energy event, African Energy Week (AEW) 2022 which will take place on October 18-21, 2022, in Cape Town,…