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  1. Togo opposition rejects Gnassingbe's election victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | AlertNet

    ... By continuing to browse our site, you are giving your consent for us to set cookies. LOME, April 29 (Reuters) - Togo's main opposition challenger on Wednesday rejected the results of the country's presidential election after incumbent Faure ...


  2. Togo opposition party rejects presidential poll resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | Al Jazeera

    Togo's main opposition party has rejected official presidential election results declaring victory for incumbent Faure Gnassingbe with 58.75 percent of the vote, and instead claimed a win for its candidate Jean-Pierre Fabre. "CAP 2015 [Combat for Political Change] and its candidate Jean-Pierre Fabre categorically reject the fraudulent results which bear no resemblance to those compiled from reports collected in polling stations by its representatives," said coalition campaign director Patrick Lawson-Banku.


  3. .com | Togo president re-elected with 58.75% of voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | News24

    Lome Togo's President Faure Gnassingbe has won a third term with 58.75% of the vote in Saturday's polls, the electoral commission said, with his main rival Jean-Pierre Fabre taking 34.95%. "The national electoral commission states that Faure Essozimna Gnassingbe has been elected based on provisional results which are subject to confirmation by the Constitutional Court," the commission's head Taffa Tabiou said late on Tuesday.


  4. Togo's incumbent President Faure Gnassingbe re-electedRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2015 |

    Togo's incumbent President Faure Essozimna Gnassingbe has been re-elected for another five years in office, preliminary results released on Tuesday showed. Electoral Commission , ruling Union for the Republic party candidate Gnassingbe won 58.75 percent of the votes, while opposition Combat for Political Alternative in 2015 alliance candidate Jean-Pierre Fabre won 34.95 percent, Xinhua news agency reported.


  5. .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.


  6. 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 ...


  7. .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 .


  8. 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.


  9. 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 ...


  10. 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.


  11. .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.


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

    Apr 27, 2015 |

    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.


  13. 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 ...


  14. 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 ...


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

    Apr 26, 2015 |

    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.


  16. 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.


  17. .com | Low voter turnout in TogoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | News24

    Turnout was low for Togo's weekend vote, boosting the chances of incumbent Faure Gnassingbe staying in power, extending his family's almost 50-tear rule, the electoral commission said. Of about 3.5 million voters called to polling stations on Saturday, only 53 to 55% took part, the Independent National Electoral Commission said.


  18. Togo's ASKY seeks new investors, more regional cooperation -chairmanRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2015 | Reuters

    Togo-based ASKY airline is in talks with potential investors to strengthen its operations but leaders should bury pride and ambition to create a regional carrier serving West and Central Africa, its chairman said. ASKY was set up in late 2007 in partnership with Ethiopian Airlines and seeks to help fill the void created by the collapse in 2002 of Air Afrique, a regional operator controlled by Francophone African governments.


  19. Togo Awaits Presidential Election ResultRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | Voice of America

    People in Togo continued waiting Monday for the results from a presidential election that is expected to keep President Faure Gnassingbe in power. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon praised Saturday's vote and called on the country's political leaders to "continue to maintain the peaceful atmosphere" of the election process.


  20. Togo: Polls Open in Togo's Presidential VoteRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2015 |

    Voting began shortly after 7 GMT in Lome, the capital of the west African nation where 3.5 million people are registered to vote. Some 9,000 police and soldiers were on patrol, with borders shut until Sunday morning for security reasons, officials said.