Togo opposition rejects presidential election victory

Togo`s main opposition party on Wednesday rejected official presidential election results declaring victory for incumbent Faure Gnassingbe with 58.75 percent of the vote, and instead claimed a win for its candidate Jean-Pierre Fabre.

Togo president re-elected with 58.75 pc of vote: Official

Togo's President Faure Gnassingbe has won a third term with 58.75 per cent of the vote in Saturday's polls, the electoral commission said, with his main rival Jean-Pierre Fabre taking 34.95 per cent.

Togo president extends lead in vote: partial results

Togo`s incumbent President Faure Gnassingbe has extended a strong lead over his main rival in a weekend poll, according to the latest partial results issued Tuesday.

Togo president ahead in weekend vote: Partial results

Togo`s incumbent President Faure Gnassingbe appeared set for a third term Monday after a weekend election, with partial results giving him a strong lead.

PM Modi conveys best wishes to Togo on their National Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday extended best wishes to the people of Togo, on their National Day.

Togo votes for a new president

Togo votes for a new president on Saturday, with the incumbent Faure Gnassingbe seeking a third term in office to extend his family`s grip on power into a second half-century.

Spurs striker Emmanuel Adebayor returns from compassionate leave
Spurs striker Emmanuel Adebayor returns from compassionate leave

Tottenham Hotspur striker Emmanuel Adebayor has returned from compassionate leave and is available for Saturday`s Premier League match against Burnley, manager Mauricio Pochettino said on Friday.

Gulf of Guinea: Africa`s new pirate paradise

A year after vowing to banish buccaneers from their waters, countries in the Gulf of Guinea -- the new epicentre of piracy in Africa -- are struggling to get their act together.

Emmanuel Adebayor's brother says striker 'brainwashed' by Islamic leaders
Emmanuel Adebayor's brother says striker 'brainwashed' by Islamic leaders

Togo football star Emmanuel Adebayor's brother Kola has said that the Tottenham Hotspur striker has been "brainwashed" by Islamic spiritual leaders into believing that their mother used black magic to ruin his form on the field.

Togo`s opposition calls for massive street protest

Togo`s opposition on Thursday called for a large-scale protest on the streets of the capital to demand political reforms before next year`s general election.

Togo opposition slams president over refusal to reform

Togo`s opposition on Wednesday slammed President Faure Gnassingbe`s rejection of political reform before next year`s general election, but vowed to keep up the pressure on him to act.

Ghana defender Boye out of Togo qualifier
Ghana defender Boye out of Togo qualifier

Ghanaian defender John Boye has been ruled out of Wednesday`s Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Togo in Lome because of an ankle injury.

47 killed in Togo road crash

Forty-seven people died and 15 others were were seriously injured in a collision between a truck and a commercial bus in Talo, a village 185 kilometres north of the Togolese capital Lome, the government said today.

Captain James lays Vivaan to rest

Indian merchant ship captain Sunil James, who was freed from Togo jail after being arrested for allegedly aiding pirates, performed last rites of his son on Sunday.

Indian sailor Sunil James released in Togo, family thanks PM

The family of Sunil James thanked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh after the Indian merchant ship captain`s release from Togo jail.

Captain Sunil James freed from Togo jail, on way back to India

Captain Sunil James of oil tanker MT Ocean Centurian, who was arrested in July on charges of aiding pirates off the coast of Togo, has been released.

Family of detained Indian ship captain meets PM

James and two of his colleagues, on board MT Ocean Centurion, were detained by authorities in Togo July 31.

PM assures help to family of Indian sailor jailed in Togo

The family members of merchant navy captain Sunil James, jailed in Togo, on Tuesday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh seeking his early release to conduct the last rites of his 11-month-old son who died recently.

Will Indian Merchant Navy captain be released for his only child`s cremation?

Monday will be a very crucial day for the aggrieved family of Indian Merchant Navy Captain Sunil James as a Togo court is set to decide whether he will be allowed to return home to perform the last rites of his only son.

India in touch with Togo officials for early release of sailor

Indian officials from Accra on Saturday met the jailed Indian sailor whose family eagerly awaits his return for performing the last rites of his 11-month son who died earlier this week.