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  1. .com | Ghana president to mediate in TogoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | News24

    Ghana's President John Dramani Mahama, the current head of the ECOWAS West African bloc, arrived in Togo on Tuesday on a mediation mission after the opposition complained of irregularities in Saturday's presidential vote. Mahama was accompanied by Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara, who would also take part in the talks between political parties, the Togolese presidency said.

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  2. Court again adjourns case involving 10 piratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | GhanaWeb

    ... pirates are all unemployed from Nigeria. On January 17, 2015, the MT Mariam set sail from Lagos in Nigeria to Lome in Togo. The accused persons attacked the crew of MT Mariam and offloaded the cargo onto another vessel marked MT Invictus. The ...

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  3. .com | Togo president extends lead in vote - partial resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | News24

    Togo's incumbent President Faure Gnassingbe has extended a strong lead over his main rival in a weekend poll, according to the latest partial results issued on Tuesday. Gnassingbe looked poised to win a third term, with 69% of the vote against almost 18% for challenger Jean-Pierre Fabre, according to figures from the Independent National Electoral Commission .

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  4. Togo counts votes as president seeks third termRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A election official counts votes during the Togo elections at a polling station in Lome, Togo, Saturday, April 25, 2015. Togo's president, whose family has ruled this small West African nation for nearly 50 years, appealed for peace as he vied for re-election Saturday against four other candidates.

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  5. AgriMinco Announces a USD$250,000 Loan to Premier African MineralsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | Market Wire

    ... situation that is compounded currently by the difficulties ANO continues to experience with license renewals in Togo; a situation that may improve after the Presidential election that was held on Saturday." Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its ...

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  6. UPDATE 1-Early Togo election results give president lead; rival cries foulRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2015 | Reuters

    Togo's main opposition candidate complained on Monday of widespread irregularities in Saturday's presidential election and called for the announcement of results to be halted. Results issued earlier on Monday from six of 42 voting districts put President Faure Gnassingbe ahead with 64 percent of the vote and his nearest rival, Jean-Pierre Fabre, on 33 percent.

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  7. .com | Togo president ahead in vote: partial resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | News24

    Togo's incumbent President Faure Gnassingbe appeared set for a third term after a weekend election, with partial results issued on Monday giving him a strong lead. A victory in Saturday's vote - described by regional monitors as "free and transparent" overall - would extend his family's rule of almost 50 years over the tiny west African nation.

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  8. Togo: President Takes Early Lead in Vote TallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    Togo's President Faure Gnassingbe took an early lead in the first results from Saturday's presidential vote released on Monday. Results from six of 42 voting districts showed Gnassingbe with 64 percent, ahead of 33 percent for his nearest rival, Jean-Pierre Fabre, the head of the election commission said.

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  9. Deadly Burundi protests: In pictures...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | New Vision

    ... with the author. Find out why we moderate comments. For any questions please contact [email protected] Togo votes for a new president on Saturday, with the incumbent Faure Gnassingbe seeking a third term in office to extend his family's grip ...

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  10. Buhari for Nigeria doesn't mean Akufo-Addo for GhanaRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2015 | GhanaWeb

    ... manouevres!! While gravitating toward Gen. Buhari's APC, they forget their own trail. In the light of happenings in Togo (general elections will be held in the next few days and the border between Ghana and Togo has been closed. We know why), how is ...

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  11. Togolese officials open border after electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | Ghanamma.com

    About 3.5 million people - half of Togo's population of 6.8 million - voted to choose between four contestants including incumbent president Faure Gnassingbe and leading opposition candidate, Jean-Pierre Fabre. President Gnassingbe is hoping to continue in office after he took over from his father, Gnassingbe Eyadema, who ruled Togo for 38 years before dying in 2005.

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  12. Togo election peaceful, with turnout low, observers sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | The Star Online

    Togo's presidential election took place without major incidents, although turnout appears to have been just over 50 percent, West African and local election observers said on Sunday. No results have yet been published, but incumbent Faure Gnassingbe is widely expected to win a third term.

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  13. The advance of dynastic 'democracy' around the worldRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2015 | Daily Monitor

    ... him. In Gabon, Ali Bongo Ondimba succeeded his father, President Omar Bongo Ondimba, who died in Spain in 2009. In Togo, President Faure Gnassingbe, who succeeded his father, Gnassingbe Eyadema, in 2005, is seeking a third term on April 25. His main ...

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  14. AFCON 2017 qualifiers: Liberia coach proposes camping in Ghana ahead of Togo clashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | GhanaSoccerNet.com

    Liberia coach James Salinsa Debbah wants his squad to camp in Ghana ahead of their 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Togo in Lome. The ex-international believes camping in Accra will help his side to acclimatize with the Ghanaian weather which is similar to that of Togo for their opening qualifier.

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  15. Togo elections: Mahama to hold political consultations in LomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | GhanaWeb

    President John Dramani Mahama will this morning travel to Lome, Togo, to continue his consultation with key political stakeholders ahead of the country's elections in April. Togo's election, originally slated for April 15, 2015 was postponed to April 25, 2015 following recommendations by President Mahama who is the Chairman of the Authority of ECOWAS Heads of State and Government.

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  16. Togo Prepares for Next Week's Presidential VoteRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Big News Network.com

    ... and failed to get parliament to put a two-term limit in the constitution last year. The Gnassingbe family has ruled Togo since Gnassingbe Eyadema took power in a military coup in 1967. His son stepped into the office in 2005 when his father died. On ...

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  17. Africa: Does Limiting a President's Term Help a Nation?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    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. Today, in many of these countries - examples include Burundi, Rwanda, Togo, Benin and both Congos - discussions are heating up over whether term limits should be imposed.

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  18. Court orders relocation of two alleged piratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | GhanaWeb

    ... metric tons of low petroleum fuel oil worth 217, 912 million dollars, was travelling from Lagos, Nigeria, to Lome, Togo, when the accused persons launched their attack. The prosecution said the accused persons were wielding three AK 47 rifles, one ...

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  19. Togo: Opposition Targets Gnassingbe FamilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    ... of the population), the Kotokolis in the center and the Kabye people in the north (22 percent). The Ewe straddle the Togo-Ghana boundary. Gnassingbe rose to power in 2005 after the death of his father, General Gnassingbe Eyadema, who ruled the tiny ...

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  20. Togolese Candidates Hope for Change in Upcoming PollsRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2015 | Inter Press Service

    ... of the population), the Kotokolis in the center and the Kabye people in the north (22 percent). The Ewe straddle the Togo-Ghana boundary. Gnassingbe rose to power in 2005 after the death of his father, General Gnassingbe Eyadema, who ruled the tiny ...

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