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)
African Elections Project, 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 »
African Elections Project, 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 »
Committee to Protect Journalists, 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.com, 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 »