Togo Opposition Challenges Election Result

Togo's incumbent, Faure Gnassingbé, was re-elected in the race against challenger Jean-Pierre Fabre, who is disputing the results, alleging irregularities in the vote count.
Photo: AEP

Voters line up at the polls in Togo on Thursday.

  • Togo:  Opposition Disputes Election Result

    UN News Service, 7 March 2010

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called for calm in Togo, where the provisional results of the 4 March presidential election were announced on Saturday, and for any grievances to... read more »

  • Togo:  Disputed Vote Spawns Fears

    UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 6 March 2010

    Victory claims by two presidential candidates and continued threats of violence from the opposition are keeping many Togolese indoors two days after the election as they fearfully... read more »

  • Togo:  Faure Gnassingbe Re-elected

    Republic of Togo, 7 March 2010

    The president of Togo's election commission has declared Faure Gnassingbe winner of the presidential race with 60.91 percent of the more »

  • Togo:  Tip-Toeing Towards Reconciliation

    UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 4 March 2010

    As up to 3.2 million Togolese cast their ballots in the presidential election on 4 March, IRIN asked voters and experts what it would take to reach true reconciliation after... read more »

  • Togo:  Tense Election Billed as National Reconciliation

    UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 3 March 2010

    More than 3,000 local election observers, 6,000 soldiers, and representatives of international election transparency watchdog groups are scattered across Togo on the eve of a... read more »

  • Togo:  Incumbent Faces Strong Challenge at Polls, 3 March 2010

    Togo's election campaign culminated in a major show of strength at rallies in the capital, Lomé, ahead of the presidential poll on more »

  • Togo:  Peace And Security - Two Priorities for the Presidential Elections

    United Nations Development Programme, 2 March 2010

    On 4 March, the Togolese will elect their new president in a climate of hope, with many hoping that the March elections will proceed peacefully, thereby firmly and permanently... read more »