Post Tagged with: "Togo"

Thousands protest against President Faure Gnassingbe in Togo

October 5, 2017 11:32 am
Thousands protest against President Faure Gnassingbe in Togo

People walk behind a banner reading “The Togolese people say no! 50 years is enough” as thousands of protesters march through the streets of Lome on October 5, 2017, during a demonstration against Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe. (Photo by AFP) Thousands of protesters have turned out in the West African […]

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Togo police fire tear gas at protest for media rights

February 25, 2017 9:00 pm
Togo police fire tear gas at protest for media rights

Police fired tear gas at hundreds of people Saturday as they marched through Togo’s capital to protest the shutdown of two private media channels. Television station La Chaine du Futur and City FM radio were ordered to stop broadcasting three weeks ago after a decade on air for breaching licensing […]

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Togo

December 20, 2012 1:18 pm

Togo, republic in West Africa, bounded on the north by Burkina Faso, on the east by Benin, on the south by the Gulf of Guinea (an arm of the Atlantic Ocean), and on the west by Ghana. Togo extends about 550 km (about 340 mi) in a north-south direction and ranges from about 40 […]

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