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Nana Addo returns to Togo to continue mediation

President Nana Akufo-Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo is back in Togo to continue the mediation process between President Faure Gnassingbé and opposition political parties. Today’s meeting comes weeks after the leaders of the political parties met the President in Accra to report on progress made so far. [contextly_sidebar id=”2Q6IwcAlhBfjMtKB5KJd71YIAKcFMDdZ”]The 14 opposition parties suspended all forms of protests and demonstrations as agreed in their last ...

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Nana Addo meets Togo opposition parties in Accra today

Nana Addo with Togo President

The 14 opposition political parties demanding limited presidential terms in Togo, will later today meet President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo at the Flagstaff House. The meeting is to report on progress made so far in the ongoing dialogue aimed at restoring peace in Togo. [contextly_sidebar id=”RoGbT56AyTxMXVxkKTUb2e1QsXujteFU”]President Akufo-Addo has been a mediator in the political crisis in that country after weeks ...

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MCC CEO commends Nana Addo for Togo mediation

Nana Addo and MCC boss

The Acting Chief Executive Officer of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), Mr. Jonathan Nash, has expressed his and the MCC’s appreciation to the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, for his efforts to try and find a lasting solution to the political impasse in Togo. According to Mr. Jonathan Nash, the MCC was considering an investment in Togo, ...

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Protests suspended in Togo after Nana Addo’s intervention

The Coalition of opposition political parties in Togo says it has suspended all forms of protests and demonstrations aimed at forcing President Faure Gnassingbe to step down. This was contained in a communique issued after a meeting between Ghanaian President, Nana Akufo-Addo and the Coalition, as well as representatives of the government. [contextly_sidebar id=”M45fnwPqiHxU7JMIP5q9kgdvHGWMwJp3″]The Coalition, consisting of 14 opposition parties, ...

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I can’t impose any solution on Togo – Nana Addo

Nana Addo with Togo President

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has told political leaders in Togo that he cannot impose any solution on them following the political crisis in that country. “I’ve come here with no solution; prescription or magic wand to impose or prescribe any solution for the resolution of crisis that has gripped your country in these last months,” he said. President Akufo-Addo ...

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Govt’s silence on Togo political crisis ‘worrying’ – Mornah

The Chairman of the People’s National Convention (PNC), Bernard Mornah has condemned what he describes as the Ghanaian government’s inaction towards the current political unrest in Togo. Togo, in recent times, has witnessed a series of protests by opposition parties, calling for the country’s return to the use of the 1992 constitution which imposes limits on presidential terms. [contextly_sidebar id=”dIa2PvzUAJ3FGMfML8JbfukcACX7FBKW”]Current ...

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Kan-Dapaah ordered my arrest – Bernard Mornah alleges

The Chairman of the People’s National Convention (PNC), Bernard Mornah is convinced that the frustration of his planned peace march was orchestrated by the National Security Minister, Albert Kan-Dapaah. According to him, the minister took the action in order to protect the image of the Togolese president, Faure Gnassingbe, whom he claims is Mr. Kan-Dapaah’s close friend. [contextly_sidebar id=”ZhW2DuhfcF0BFF9mtnqHerYGH8XDb5QA”]“My suspicion ...

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We’re not guilty – 26 Togolese plead in court

The 26 Togolese nationals arrested for attempting to stage an unlawful demonstration in Accra, have pleaded not guilty to the charges brought against them in court today [Tuesday]. The Togolese nationals who were arraigned, have been charged with offensive conduct, conspiracy to commit crime and failure to notify police. [contextly_sidebar id=”a8ekL46xzTH0lJVNWo5rFxedVDkCUnvz”]The 26 have thus been granted bail to the tune of ...

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Nana Addo ‘secretly’ meets Faure over Togo political crisis

President Nana Addo held a closed-door meeting with Togo’s President , Faure Gnassingbe some ten days ago, over the political crisis in that country. The President, who revealed this, said the meeting was aimed at bringing the current crisis in Togo to a closure. [contextly_sidebar id=”bPEmCBqnIedgWJZBEFm0UUlseRp227FH”]The President disclosed this today [Monday], at a meeting with chiefs and elders of Aflao ...

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Burkina Faso revolution and political crisis in Togo [Article]

It is three years since Blaise Campaore fled Burkina Faso to La Cote d’Ivoire after Burkinabes demonstrated against an attempt by Blaise Campaore’s government to amend the constitution so as to give him a fifth term in office. Blaise Campaore overthrew his former ally, Thomas Sankara on October 15, 1987, a coup d’état that resulted in the death of the ...

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