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  1. Hunger strike puts Togo opposition leader in hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | Iol.co.za

    ... 40 opposition activists who were arrested during protests demanding the resignation of Togo's President Faure Gnassingbe. Meanwhile, an umbrella organisation for many civil society groups in the tiny West African country announced a new ...

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  2. Togo opposition leader enters day 10 of hunger strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 29 | Daily Monitor

    ... government and the opposition after months of protests with people calling for the resignation of President Faure Gnassingbe. The opposition parties had obtained the release of about 40 people arrested in connection with protests and 10 others were ...

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  3. .com | Hunger strike in Togo over opposition arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 25 | News24

    ... even tried to rough me up." Some 44 people who were arrested during opposition protests against President Faure Gnassingbe and his government remain in prison, according to the coalition. The oppositions wants the re-introduction of a two-term limit ...

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  4. Hunger strike in Togo over opposition arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 24 | The Peninsula

    ... even tried to rough me up." Some 44 people who were arrested during opposition protests against President Faure Gnassingbe and his government remain in prison, according to the coalition. The oppositions wants the re-introduction of a two-term limit ...

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  5. Xi Jinping pledged $60 billion for Africa. Where will the money go?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | The Washington Post

    Chinese President Xi Jinping, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa , Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi , Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta , Togan President Faure Gnassingbe , Malawian President Arthur Peter Mutharika , Sierra Leonean President Julius Maada Bio and Liberian President George Weah attend a group photo session during the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation in Beijing on Sept. 3 For the 53 African nations attending the annual Forum on China-Africa Cooperation in Beijing, the welcome news was President Xi Jinping's $60 billion pledge for new projects.

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  6. Africa-China's debt diplomacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2018 | Vanguard

    ... Cyril Ramaphosa (front L), Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (middle row 2nd L), Togo's President Faure Gnassingbe (middle row L) and other African leaders after a group photo session during the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation in Beijing on ...

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  7. Senior Chinese official meets Togolese presidentRead the original story

    Sep 5, 2018 | Xinhuanet

    Senior Communist Party of China official Wang Huning on Wednesday met with Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe after the 2018 Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation on Sept. 3-4. Wang, a Standing Committee member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and a member of the Secretariat of the CPC Central Committee, said China stands ready to work with Togo to implement the outcomes of the summit, align the Belt and Road Initiative with Togo's vision to become an emerging country in 2030, and expand pragmatic cooperation to benefit the peoples of the two countries.

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  8. A year after big protests, Faure Gnassingbe hangs on in TogoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | The Economist

    TWO weeks ago sword-wielding soldiers flanked the red carpet as the leaders of the Economic Community of West African States filed into a fancy hotel in LomA , the capital of Togo, for a two-day summit. Gendarmes closed off a chunk of the city.

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  9. Buhari is new chair of ECOWASRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2018 | Ghanamma.com

    He takes over the yearly rotational role from Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe, who faced a tough task in his 12-month tenure. Togolese opposition parties protested his continued stay in power over the entire period.

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  10. West Africa:Buhari Elected ECOWAS ChairmanRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2018 | AllAfrica.com

    ... to greater heights." President Buhari also commended his immediate predecessor and President of Togo, Faure Gnassingbe, for successfully hosting two important meetings of the Joint Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) and ECOWAS as ...

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  11. Buhari leaves for ECOWAS/ECCAS Summit in Togo on SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2018 | Vanguard

    ... when he received the current Chair of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government, President Faure Gnassingbe of Togo on June 29, 2018 in Katsina. While in Lome, the Nigerian delegation will also participate in a meeting on a Single ...

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  12. Buhari welcomes security summit between ECOWAS and ECCASRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 | Vanguard

    President Muhammadu Buhari has described as a welcome development the proposal for a security summit between members of Economic Community of West African States and countries in Economic Community of Central African States . The President's Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, in a statement, said the President made his position known when he received ECOWAS Chairman and President of Togo, Faure Gnassingbe, in Katsina, on Friday.

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  13. Photos: President Buhari, Gnassingbe of Togo in KatsinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 | Vanguard

    President Buhari with President of Togo H.E. Mr Faure Gnassingbe, as he receives in audience President of Togo in Katsina State on 29th June 2018 President Buhari with President of Togo H.E. Mr Faure Gnassingbe, Governor of Katsina Aminu Bello Masari and his deputy Alhaji Mannir Yakubu as he receives in audience President of Togo in Katsina State on 29th June 2018

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  14. Buhari in Katsina, to hold talks with Togolese President, Faure EyademaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 | Vanguard

    ... Force at the airport. NAN reports that Buhari is billed to hold talks with the visiting Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe Eyadema while in the state. He will also pay sympathy visit at the palace of Emir of Katsina Alhaji Abdulmumuni Usman where ...

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  15. President Buhari meets Togolese President Eyadema in KatsinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 | Vanguard

    President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting behind closed doors with visiting Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe Eyadema at the Presidential, Lodge Katsina. The two presidents will discuss bilateral issues as well as sub-regional matters especially the ongoing political conflict between Eyadema's government and the opposition in his country.

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  16. .com | Togo launches new energy scheme with focus on renewablesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2018 | News24

    ... The official launch of the programme took place on Wednesday morning at a meeting between Togo's President Faure Gnassingbe and the vice-president of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Amadou Hott. Along with extending the existing power grid to ...

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  17. .com | Togo government, opposition resume talks after three-month hiatusRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2018 | News24

    ... colony wants a return to the 1992 constitution which included a two-term limit for presidents. President Faure Gnassingbe took over power in 2005 after the death of his father, Gnassingbe Eyadema, who ruled the small West African state with an iron ...

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  18. Togo opposition calls for stay-at-home protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2018 | Al Jazeera

    ... crisis started in August, when large numbers of people rallied against the administration of President Faure Gnassingbe. Apart from the reintroduction of presidential term limits, calls for institutional reforms included reinstating a two-round ...

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  19. Sassou Nguesso's Son May Vie to Succeed Him as Congo LeaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2018 | Bloomberg

    ... work. Family successions have taken place in other countries on the continent in the past decade. Faure Gnassingbe succeeded his father as president of Togo in 2015, Gabonese President Ali Bongo replaced his father in 2008, and Joseph Kabila has ...

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  20. 'It's just barbarity': Togo's political prisoners describe torture in police custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2018 | Los Angeles Times

    ... first in a series of massive nationwide protests calling for term limits aimed at ending the presidency of Faure Gnassingbe, whose family has ruled Togo for more than 50 years. His government has been fighting back, using the military and police to ...

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