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  1. Togo sets presidential elections for April 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Newsday

    Togo's government says presidential elections will take place April 15 after delays and amid opposition to the president's possible nomination for another term. The ruling party announced the April date on Tuesday and ruling party spokesman, Gilbert Bawara, said it is likely President Faure Gnassingbe will be nominated for a third term.

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  2. Togo president to seek third term in April electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | AlertNet

    Togo's President Faure Gnassingbe has accepted his party's nomination as a candidate for elections in April and will seek a third term in power, a member of his party said on Wednesday, quoting the president. The opposition has repeatedly organised protests across the capital calling for Gnassingbe to stand aside at the end of his second term.

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  3. Togo president to run as candidate in April electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Togo's President Faure Gnassingbe has accepted his party's nomination as candidate for elections in April, a member of his party said on Wednesday, quoting the president. President of Togo Faure Gnassingbe casts his ballot inside a school in Lome July 25, 2013.

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  4. Togo presidential election to be held on April 15...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | New Vision

    A file photo taken on April 24, 2005 shows a woman casting her ballot to vote in the presidential elections in Lome. AFP PHOTO / ISSOUF SANOGO Togo's presidential election will be held on April 15, the government said on Tuesday, the eve of a ruling party conference at which incumbent Faure Gnassingbe is expected to be selected as candidate.

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  5. .com | Togo sets presidential election date for 15 AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | News24

    Lome - Togo has fixed 15 April as the date for a presidential election, a decree issued late on Tuesday stated, and incumbent President Faure Gnassingbe is expected to seek a third term in office in defiance of opposition calls for him to step aside. The president's ruling Rally of the Togolese People is due to hold a party convention on Wednesday during which it is expected to nominate Gnassingbe as its candidate for the polls.

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  6. GNPC's $100m barges deal stinksRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Ghanamma.com

    ... had waived its right to approve that type of loans or guarantees. The two local banks with their headquarters in Togo and Nigeria respectively - earmarked to finance the deal - reportedly developed cold feet. Sources said it is taking much effort ...

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  7. Togo sets presidential election date for April 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | AlertNet

    Togo has fixed April 15 as the date for a presidential election, a decree issued late on Tuesday stated, and incumbent President Faure Gnassingbe is expected to seek a third term in office in defiance of opposition calls for him to step aside. The president's ruling Rally of the Togolese People is due to hold a party convention on Wednesday during which it is expected to nominate Gnassingbe as its candidate for the polls.

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  8. Snopes.com's dishonest attempt at debunking 'Obama and the Muslim Gang Sign'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | American Thinker

    ... reason is because President Obama said something humorous at that moment. That is because the video does not show Togo president Faure Gnassingbe, whose nation faces a potential threat from Islamic insurgents, as explained by Burleigh. The article ...

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  9. $100M Turkey Barges Deal In LimboRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Ghanamma.com

    Reports reaching DAILY GUIDE indicate that the ongoing public-private partnership agreement between the Electricity Company of Ghana and Karpowership of Turkey over the emergency power barges is hitting a snag. This is because the two local banks with their headquarters in Togo and Nigeria respectively - earmarked to finance the deal - appear to have developed cold feet.

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  10. Conservative author says photo shows Obama 'flashing one-finger affirmation of Islamic faith'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | The Raw Story

    ... There is but one God and Muhammad is his messenger." Burleigh argued at length that President Faure Gnassingbe of Togo - which he noted was 50 percent animist, 30 percent Christian and 20 percent Muslim - was deeply dismayed to see the gesture. ...

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  11. Obama and the Muslim Gang SignRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | American Thinker

    ... Muslims through and through, and they are all smiles. They knew what Obama's upright forefinger meant. The reaction of Togo president Faure Gnassingbe, at the top row second to the left, is less approving. Through his face you can read the mind of ... 2 comments

  12. .com | Govt shuts schools in Togo after student protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | News24

    Togo on Tuesday temporarily shut all schools in the country, with the exception of universities, after a protest by students over repeated strikes by teachers, the government said. Students poured onto the streets of the capital, Lome, calling for the resumption of classes and urging the authorities to meet the demands of educators.

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  13. Brown Card Scheme Reviews ProtocolRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Ghanamma.com

    An Ad Hoc Committee of the Council of Bureaux ECOWAS Brown Card Insurance Scheme recently met in Lome, Togo, to review the legal text of the scheme to make in work better for member states. The review had become necessary because since its establishment in 1982 by the signing of a Protocol by Heads of Governments of ECOWAS to enhance inter-states road transport, only some few changes had been made to the main Protocol in 2001.

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  14. Togocel targets 4G network launch in 2015, source claimsRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2015 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    Togo Cellulaire , the mobile arm of fixed line incumbent Togo Telecom, plans to launch the tiny African nation's first 4G mobile network this year and roll out mobile banking, according to an unnamed source claiming knowledge of the situation. Details of the launch are scant concerning the terms of the award, coverage requirements and anticipated launch date, while many in the Republic have reacted with some bemusement, arguing that the cellco's current 3G network is inadequate at best, and efforts should be made to improve that before even considering 4G.

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  15. Ethiopia: Nigeria Shortlists Ethiopian for National Carrier EstablishmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    ... hub strategy. The Ethiopian national flag carrier is a strategic partner of ASKY, a Pan-African airline based in Lome, Togo. ASKY, which began operations in 2010, serves 22 destinations in West and Central Africa. Ethiopian has a 40 percent stake on ...

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  16. Ecobank plans to move its baseRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2015 | Iol.co.za

    ECOBANK Transnational's board was due to meet yesterday in Ghana after the lender was ordered to pay compensation to its former chief executive Thierry Tanoh by courts in Ivory Coast and Togo. Shareholders, including South Africa's biggest pension fund administrator, the Public Investment Corporation, Nedbank and Qatar National Bank , may discuss moving Ecobank's headquarters from Togo, according to Martial Akakpo, a lawyer for Ecobank based in the capital, Lome.

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  17. Ghana: Minute By Minute Account of How Chinese Fishing Vessel Was HijackedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    ... of the supposed vessel but the pirates suddenly diverted the course of the vessel to the high sea on a code 020 between Togo and Benin waters. On Sunday, 1st February, 2015, the pirates detected that the radar had picked a signal of approaching ...

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  18. No Petrol To Pick Nigerian PiratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Ghanamma.com

    ... with 1,500 metric tonnes of Low Petroleum Fuel Oil (LPFO) worth $1.5 million, travelling from Lagos in Nigeria to Lome, Togo, when the accused persons, with three AK 47 assault rifles, one pump action gun and a K2 rifle, attacked the nine witnesses ...

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  19. AgriMinco UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Market Wire

    ... ty for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. AgriMinco Corp. is a Canadian company based in Toronto, Ontario, Lome, Togo, and Bamako, Mali. For more information regarding AgriMinco visit our website at www.agriminco.com .

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  20. UPDATE 2-Togo court awards former Ecobank CEO Tanoh $11.6 mlnRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2015 | Reuters

    A court in Togo awarded Thierry Tanoh, the former chief executive of pan-African lender Ecobank , $11.6 million on Tuesday after he filed a wrongful dismissal suit following the bank's decision to fire him last March. The labour court ruling represents a sharp legal setback for Ecobank, one of the biggest financial institutions in sub-Saharan Africa, whose presence in 36 countries has enabled it to take advantage of rapid economic growth on the continent.

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