Togo

Togo election: Main observer group barred from monitoring

Saturday's vote is widely expected to return Faure Gnassingbe as president for a fourth-straight term.

Togo election: Main observer group barred from monitoring

Africa

Longtime leader Gnassingbe seeks fourth term in Togo's election

Members of President Faure Gnassingbe's family have been in power in Togo since 1967.

Arts & Culture

The many lives of Togo's palace

Togo's Palais De Lome, once home to German and French colonial rulers, is now home to modern pan-African art.

Transforming a symbol of colonialism into a space for African art

Arts & Culture

Togo turns former colonial palace into flagship art centre

Built a century ago, Palais de Lome was home to both French and German rulers, and later residence of Togo's president.

Togo turns former colonial palace into flagship art centre

People & Power

Chocolate: A Taste of Independence in Togo

How a chocolate-making activist in the West African state of Togo is fighting back against foreign exploitation.

AJ Impact

Short Answer

New African currency: Will the 'ECO' replace the CFA franc?

The CFA franc's days could be numbered in West Africa.

New African currency: Will the 'ECO' replace the CFA franc?

Togo

Togo changes law to let president stand for two more terms

Parliament unanimously approves constitutional amendments despite opposition calls for President Gnassingbe to resign.

Togo changes law to let president stand for two more terms

Africa

Low voter turnout in Togo after boycott call

Opposition groups boycott election after weeks of protests that killed four people in the capital Lome and other cities.

Africa

Opposition boycotts Togo parliamentary elections ahead of polling

Citing irregularities, a coalition of 14 opposition parties has called for an overhaul of the electoral commission.

Africa

Togo elections and referendum set for December

Local elections and a constitutional referendum will be held on December 16 while legislative polls are four days later.

Togo announces referendum, legislative election dates

The Listening Post

The making and breaking of the West Africa Leaks

Inside the biggest media collaboration in the region's history, exposing the offshore dealings of the rich and powerful.

Africa

Togo opposition calls for stay-at-home protests

Opposition coalition wants constitutional reforms and introduction of presidential term limits of a maximum of 10 years.

Togo opposition calls for stay-at-home protests

Togo

Togolese in crisis talks amid anti-regime protests

High hopes on talks scheduled to begin on Thursday between President Gnassingbe's government and opposition parties.

Togo government and opposition to hold crisis talks

Togo

Togo: Mediators expected amid calls for change

International mediators are expected in Togo next week following months of protests against the government and the president.

Africa

Togo public workers join strike as protests mount

Five months of protests are putting pressure on President Faure Gnassingbe to step down, but he has thus far shown no interest in vacating his position.