Simmering Discontent Ahead of Togo Polls
Ahead of parliamentary elections expected this month, a wave of protests by opposition groups and a heavy-handed clampdown by security forces have set the scene for a tense struggle for reforms.
Opposition supporters in Lome. (file photo)
AEP, 12 September 2012
Five Togolese opposition parties on Monday engaged in a political dialogue to discuss the organization of the legislative elections before the end of 2012. Read more »
AEP, 27 August 2012
Ahead of Togo's parliamentary elections in October, a coalition of civil society and opposition groups called "Let's Save Togo" demonstrated in Lome on Saturday for the elections… Read more »
CPJ, 10 August 2012
Togo's media regulatory body has suspended the call-in shows of a leading private radio station without giving the station an opportunity to defend itself in court, according to… Read more »
allAfrica, 14 June 2012
Protests are continuing for a third day in Lomé after two days of clashes between security forces and demonstrators calling for reforms ahead of upcoming elections. Read more »
Togo: Politics - On the Mend?
This is Africa, 5 January 2012
The same family and political party have ruled Togo for the past 44 years. In 2005 president Faure Gnassingbé, the English speaking son of president-for-life… Read more »