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  1. .com | West African leaders break silence on Togo violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2017 | News24

    West African leaders have made their first comments after two months of increasingly bloody violence in Togo, calling on the presidency and the opposition to sit down for talks. France also called for an "immediate dialogue" between the two sides in its former colony, saying it was concerned by reports of civilian militia working alongside security forces.

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  2. Togo's protests are reaching an historical epochRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2017 | Iol.co.za

    Togo's President Faure Gnassingbe speaks beside Ivory Coast's President Alassane Ouattara during a news conference in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, in this file picture. Picture: Luc Gnago / Reuters There are moments in history when you know that the people aren't going to back down.

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    Oct 25, 2017 | Egypt Today

    ... many fruits from bilateral cooperation in many diplomatic, economic, and cultural aspects. Gambian ministry says up to Togo to resolve crisis Gambia's Foreign Ministry said on Monday it was up to the people of Togo to decide whether President Faure ...

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    Oct 25, 2017 | Egypt Today

    ... September 25 referendum in the Kurdish areas resulted in a massive "yes" for independence. Gambian ministry says up to Togo to resolve crisis Gambia's Foreign Ministry said on Monday it was up to the people of Togo to decide whether President Faure ...

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  5. Calls mount for Togo president to step down as violence intensifiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2017 | Iol.co.za

    The United States State Department has expressed deep concern over rising levels of violence and restrictions on freedom of expression and assembly in Togo, related to protests over proposed constitutional reforms. "We are particularly troubled by reports of excessive use of force by security forces and reports that government-sponsored vigilantes are using force and the threat of force to disrupt protests and intimidate civilians," said the State Department in a press release sent out by the American Embassy in Pretoria on Wednesday.

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  6. Akufo-Addo, others commit to 2020 ECOWAS currencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2017 | Ghanamma.com

    The 4th meeting of the Presidential Taskforce on a common currency for the West African Monetary Zone has taken place in Niamey, the capital of Niger, with the firm commitment towards the acceleration of the processes leading to the use of the single currency by 2020. The meeting was attended by the members of the Presidential Taskforce, namely Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo; the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari; the President of the Republic of Cote d'Ivoire, Alassane Ouattara; and the host, Mahamadou Issoufou, President of the Republic of Niger.

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  7. Nigeria:West African Bloc's 2020 Single Currency Goal FailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    ... Cape Verde, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo, which together have 300 million inhabitants. In 2013, ECOWAS tasked Niger and Ghana with "coordinating" the single-currency ...

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  8. West African leaders plan shared currency by 2020Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2017 | The Indian Express

    ... ECOWAS chairman and Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe said on Twitter. The statement was from the presidents of Togo, Ghana, Niger and Ivory Coast who form part of a task force on the envisaged currency. A committee is planned to lead the efforts, ...

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  9. ECOWAS leaders reaffirm commitment to meet 2020 deadline for common currencyRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2017 | Ghanamma.com

    ECOWAS members have made firm commitments towards the acceleration of the processes leading to the use of the single currency by 2020. This came to light at the 4th meeting of the Presidential Taskforce on a common currency for the West African Monetary Zone held in Niamey, the capital of Niger.

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  10. Protests in TogoRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2017 | Holtville Tribune

    The United States is deeply concerned about rising levels of violence and restrictions on freedom of expression and assembly in Togo related to protests over proposed constitutional reforms. We are particularly troubled by reports of excessive use of force by security forces and reports that Government-sponsored vigilantes are using force and the threat of force to disrupt protests and intimidate civilians.

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  11. Press Releases: Response to Protests in TogoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2017 | State Department

    The United States is deeply concerned about rising levels of violence and restrictions on freedom of expression and assembly in Togo related to protests over proposed constitutional reforms. We are particularly troubled by reports of excessive use of force by security forces and reports that Government-sponsored vigilantes are using force and the threat of force to disrupt protests and intimidate civilians.

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  12. .com | West African bloc's 2020 single currency goal failsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2017 | News24

    ... Cape Verde, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo, which together have 300 million inhabitants. In 2013, Ecowas tasked Niger and Ghana with "coordinating" the single-currency ...

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  13. West Africa:Another Deadly Crackdown in Togo - Four More People DeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    According to the MFWA correspondent in Togo, an 11 year-old boy, Zomake Jojo, was killed by bullet fired by security forces in Lom on October 18, 2017. Three more people were also killed in Sokode, some 300 km north of Lom.

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  14. .com | Togo opposition leader calls on France for helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | News24

    French President Emmanuel Macron was on Friday urged to step in to help find a solution to an increasingly violent power struggle between Togo's opposition and the government. Hundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets since late August calling for the resignation of President Faure Gnassingbe, whose family has been in power for over 50 years.

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  15. .com | Top Africa stories: Grace Mugabe, Togo, SomaliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | News24

    ... style="max-width:620px;" /> Lome - Togo's security minister says at least five people have been killed in clashes between security forces and opposition supporters demonstrating for presidential term limits. Wednesday was the first of two days of ...

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  16. .com | 5 injured in new clashes in Togo's capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | News24

    Five people were shot and injured on Thursday as gangs of youths and the security forces clashed sporadically in Togo's capital Lome, ahead of a planned opposition protest that the government has ruled illegal. Eric Dupuy, spokesperson for the main opposition National Alliance for Change party, said the five were shot in the Be area of the city and two of them were in a "critical" condition.

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  17. Police beat up angry protestors in Togo; 4 killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | Ghanamma.com

    In the early hours of Thursday, dissent was met with brute force as scores of angry protesters in neighbouring Togo were met by the full force of the country's security apparatus. Wednesday was the first of two days of protests by the opposition demanding the reinstatement of Togo's original constitution, which they say would bar President Faure Gnassingbe from a fourth term in 2020.

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  18. Casualties mount in Togo protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | Mail & Guardian

    Protesters hurl bricks at Togolese security forces during a demonstration against President Faure Gnassingbe in Lome. At least four people were shot dead on Wednesday in clashes between protesters and security forces in Togo's two largest cities after soldiers and police launched teargas to prevent the latest antigovernment protests.

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  19. Togo Crisis: Beninois president Patrice Talon comes to Gnassingbe's aidRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2017 | Ghanamma.com

    Beninois Head of State, Patrice Talon has made a quick round trip to the Togolese capital LomA on Wednesday, as the political crisis in the country excavated. According to Radio France International , Mr Talon would conduct, in the coming days, a discreet mediation between Togo's embattled President Faure GnassingbA and opposition parties in the country.

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  20. Togo forces fire on protesters, seven woundedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Security forces in Togo fired bullets and teargas on Thursday, wounding at least seven people as they sought to break up violent protests against the 50-year ruling family dynasty in the West African banking and transport hub. A still image taken from a video shot on October 18, 2017, shows protesters throwing stones along a street in Lome, Togo October 18, 2017.

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