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[Interview] Essi Farida Geraldo, CEO, Architecte urbaniste, Togo
03-05-2021 | 07:17:00
Passionate about art and creation and ended up in immersing in the field of architecture and design, Essi Farida Geraldo is the CEO of Architecte urbaniste an architectural and sustainable development firm which offer classic eco-architecture and urban planning services in Togo.
[Togo] Togocom and Axian Foundation commit to developing education
29-03-2021 | 09:07:26
Togocom and the Axian Foundation, respectively the subsidiary and foundation of the Malagasy group Axian, launched two 5-year schemes to support education and health in Togo.
[Togo] Construction at the Blitta solar power project completed
24-03-2021 | 07:24:00
The construction at the Blitta solar power station will improve the quality of power supply at the national level, but particularly in the central part of the country, where supply is currently limited for the industries based there.
Togolese government launches AI program Novissi to identify people in need
23-03-2021 | 06:45:08
Togo has launched a special aid program called Novissi (Solidarity, in English) which employs Artificial Intelligence (AI) to identify people in need who have been pushed into poverty due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
[Interview] Donaldson Sackey, CEO, Timeless Capital Technology, Togo
24-02-2021 | 06:30:00
Donaldson Sackey, a Togolese international footballer, entrepreneur, stylist, and architect recently launched his cryptocurrency.
[Togo] Gilbert Houngbo reappointed as head of IFAD
22-02-2021 | 09:13:20
Togolese Gilbert Fossoun Houngbo, President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
Togo launches a center to tackle cyber threats
22-02-2021 | 09:01:23
Announced some months ago, the Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT.tg) is officially operational.
FAO, CECAF assist African countries fight illegal fishing with laptops
17-02-2021 | 06:23:30
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)’s Regional Office for Africa and the Fishery Committee for the Eastern Central Atlantic (CECAF) have stepped up support to the Fishery Committee for the West Central Gulf of Guinea (FCWC) by providing laptops for fisheries data analysis.
REGUS to open new workspace in Togo
15-02-2021 | 07:35:00
REGUS, the flagship brand of the IWG Holding (International Workplace Group) has announced plans to open a new workspace in Togo.
[Togo] After Lomé and Kara, Gozem expands services to third city
10-02-2021 | 10:11:00
It has been two years since Gozem started operations in Lomé. Recently, the uber-like company expanded its offer to Tsévié, a city located 35 km north of Lomé.
[TOGO] Government and Asseco Group set up a Computer Emergency Response Team
08-02-2021 | 08:10:00
A European cybersecurity firm, Asseco Group, and the government of Togo established a Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-TG) whose mission is to protect the Togolese cyberspace.
Mobile-based crypto app Electroneum expands to four more African countries
07-01-2021 | 11:18:00
Mobile-phone-based crypto app startup Electroneum has expanded to four more African countries. The new countries are Sierra Leone, Togo, Benin, and Ivory Coast.
SouthBridge Group announces two major transactions in Togo
03-12-2020 | 10:49:00
SouthBridge Group, the official financial advisor of the Togolese government, has announced two transactions with Olam International Limited and its subsidiary Arise Special Economic Zone.
Nokia, Togocom deploy first 5G network in West Africa
01-12-2020 | 09:08:00
Nokia announced it has been selected by African mobile operator, Togocom in a three-year deal to deploy 5G in Togo.
Andersen Global launches operations in Togo
29-07-2020 | 07:31:29
Andersen Global has announced its debut in Togo by way of a Collaboration Agreement with one of Lomé’s largest tax and legal firms, VAS Consulting.
Ecobank Academy becomes the first corporate member of the Global Business School Network
28-07-2020 | 09:53:00
Marking a seminal moment in the history of the organization, the Global Business School Network (GBSN) has announced thatTogo-based Ecobank Academy has become its first corporate member.
African Development Bank approves $3 million loan reallocation to agriculture sector in Togo
24-06-2020 | 06:57:00
The African Development Bank approved the reallocation of $3 million in loan resources to help Togo purchase agricultural inputs to enhance food security in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Togo receives $8.1 million from World Bank to combat coronavirus
30-04-2020 | 06:45:00
The World Bank approved $8.1 million in financing from the International Development Association (IDA) to help Togo combat COVID-19 (coronavirus) and better respond to public health emergencies.
World Bank approves $273 million for West Africa to facilitate access to services for people
29-04-2020 | 06:51:00
The World Bank approved $273 million for Togo, Benin, Burkina Faso and Niger to facilitate access to services for millions of people through the West Africa Unique Identification for Regional Integration and Inclusion (WURI) Program.
Togo joins African Trade Insurance Agency
24-04-2020 | 19:12:00
The Government of Togo has announced completion of the country’s membership in the African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI), becoming the 18th African sovereign shareholder.
Togo, Niger, Benin owe Nigeria N30bn in electricity, NERC
22-04-2020 | 11:24:00
The Republics of Togo, Niger and Benin owe Nigeria a total of N29.97bn for the electricity supplied to them from January to September last year, according to the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC).
Ecobank Transnational Incorporated announces new appointments and changes on its board
18-03-2020 | 06:37:00
Ecobank Transnational Incorporated, ETI, the Lomé-based parent company of the Ecobank Group, has announced two new appointments and changes on its Board of Directors.
Globeleq to develop renewable energy project in Togo
24-01-2020 | 07:29:00
Globeleq, the leading independent power producer in sub-Saharan Africa, has signed a joint development agreement with the Togolese government to develop a utility-scale renewable energy project.
ADFD inks three loan agreements worth $33 million with three African countries
15-01-2020 | 12:08:00
Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), the leading national entity for economic development aid, formalised three loan agreements valued at US$33 million (AED121 million) with the Governments of Togo, Niger and Liberia.
[Togo] AUDA-NEPAD and Ecobank patner to launch Business Bootcamp for 100 SME’s in Africa
04-12-2019 | 11:58:27
The African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD) will be launching its first Business Bootcamp for 100 SME’s in Africa on 4 to 6 December 2019 in Lomé Togo, in partnership with Ecobank.
Urgent regional cooperation needed to tackle rising piracy attacks in Gulf of Guinea
13-11-2019 | 12:33:00
Following the attack of two vessels in the Gulf of Guinea last week, the International Transport Worker’ Federation called for urgent global and regional cooperation to fight piracy in the region.
EIB expands trade & investment insurance benefits to West Africa
12-11-2019 | 07:57:00
The EIB has formally agreed to support membership expansion of the African Trade Insurance Agency with a concessional financing facility to cover the shareholding of three prospective members - Cameroon, Niger and Togo.
Dangote Group, Togo partner to transform Phosphate into fertilizer
11-11-2019 | 13:21:00
Dangote Industries Limited and the Government of Togo have concluded an agreement to develop and transform Togolese phosphate into phosphate fertilizers for the West African sub-region.
[Column] Geoffrey White: Warehouse: A foundation for economic growth
08-11-2019 | 13:24:00
Nigeria, Benin, Togo and Ghana are collectively a close knit, English speaking, trade block with a population that exceeds 250 million people, 40% of which are below 30 years old.
Azelio sets up commercial renewable energy project in Sub-Saharan Africa
10-10-2019 | 09:19:00
Azelio has agreed on a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Swedish sustainable energy solutions company STELLA Futura, to work together on setting up a small-scale commercial project in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Togo creates 35,000 SMEs jobs in the agricultural sector from AfDB support
23-04-2019 | 14:45:00
Since 2016, the AfDB has supported up to 1.7 million US dollars, the project of support to the employ-ability and insertion of young people in the growth sectors of Togo, which has created 35,000 jobs in SMEs in agriculture.
[Togo] Ecobank and Terre des Hommes launch Safe Savings Project to empower street children escape poverty
06-02-2019 | 06:03:41
Pan African bank Ecobank, is partnering with leading international children rights NGO Terre des Hommes to offer digital financial services to Togo children living in the streets.
[Togo] AM Best affirms credit ratings of CICA Re
01-02-2019 | 13:06:40
Global rating firm AM Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of B (Fair) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of “bb+” of CICA Re Togo.
Togo becomes Africa Finance Corporation's 21st Member State
04-12-2018 | 06:30:00
The Togolese Republic has become the 20th Member State of Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), an African infrastructure development finance institution.
Togo and Eranove Group sign agreement for a 65 MW electricity plant
24-10-2018 | 06:22:27
Togo Minister of Mines and Energy and the Director General of the pan-African industrial group Eranove, have signed a power generation concession agreement for the construction of the Kékéli Efficient Power plant.
AfDB to invest $30 million in Togo’s agribusiness
30-08-2018 | 07:15:01
The African Development Bank Group has signed loan and grant agreements with the Government of Togo for a total of some 16.63 billion FCFA, as part of its Food Processing Project.
Ecobank appoints Yves Mayilamene Group Executive, Human Resources
23-08-2018 | 05:34:00
Ecobank Transnational Incorporated, the Lome-based parent company of the Ecobank Group announces the appointment of Yves Mayilamene as Group Executive, Human Resources, following the resignation of Julie Essiam early this year.
World Bank invests $30 million in Togo’s urban development
20-07-2018 | 13:11:00
The World Bank has approved a $30 million International Development Association credit to help Togo address urban development challenges and reduce service delivery gaps in some of its most populated municipalities.
[Togo] BBOXX delivers smart solar home systems to 12,000 citizens
17-07-2018 | 13:34:00
BBOXX, a next generation utility, has successfully delivered energy access to over 12,000 Togolese citizens with its smart solar home systems, just six months into its operations in Togo.
Emaar Hospitality Group expands to Sub-Saharan Africa
27-06-2018 | 13:06:00
Emaar Hospitality Group, the hospitality and leisure business of Dubai-based Emaar Properties PJSC, in partnership with the Kalyan Group, has marked its expansion to Sub-Saharan Africa to operate Address Hotel 2 Février Lomé Togo.
IFC invests in Bank of Africa to expand SME lending in eight countries
04-06-2018 | 13:14:00
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has announced a $60 million investment in a regional risk-sharing facility to support Bank of Africa Group’s lending to small and medium enterprises in eight African countries.
Ecobank re appoints Deloitte and Grant Thorton as auditors, announces appointment of new directors
25-04-2018 | 13:10:08
Ecobank Transnational Incorporated the mother company of the Ecobank Group has announced a raft of decisions to guide the company during the shareholders 30th annual general meeting in Lomé, Togo.
BBOXX and Lendahand Ethex launch annual £2.5 million crowdfunding initiative to provide families in Rwanda, Togo and Nigeria with affordable solar energy
10-04-2018 | 07:08:32
Lendahand Ethex, an online positive impact investing platform and BBOXX, a next generation utility, have announced the start of a new Energise Africa partnership accessing for the first time, flexible finance from the UK crowd.
[Togo] A.M Best affirms credit rating of CICA Re
12-02-2018 | 06:36:57
A.M. Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of B and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of “bb+” of Compagnie Commune de Réassurance des Etats Membres de la Conférence Interafricaine des Marchés d’Assurances (CICA Re) Togo.
Africa Development Bank invests $14 million in Togo agribusiness
08-01-2018 | 06:51:00
The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has provided Togo with budget support from a grant from the African Development Fund (ADF) of $1.82 billion.
Togo’s efforts to improve power sector’s performance gets World Bank support
21-12-2017 | 08:01:00
The World Bank has approved a $35 million International Development Association (IDA) credit to support the country’s investments in the energy sector.
[Togo] The Orabank Group opens a trading room in Lomé
18-12-2017 | 07:32:00
The Orabank Group, present in 12 countries and in four monetary zones in West and Central Africa, announces the opening of a regional and international trading room in Lomé, Togo.
The Geography of Welfare in Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire and Togo - World Bank report
27-10-2017 | 08:02:00
A new World Bank Group report titled The Geography of Welfare in Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire and Togo explains the failure of the sub-region’s strong economic growth (above 5 percent, annually) to translate into benefits for the population.
World Bank invests $15 million to supports Togo’s efforts to promote good economic governance
10-10-2017 | 11:30:00
The World Bank has approved a $15 million International Development Association to help Togo address critical economic governance and public financial management challenges.
[Togo] BBOXX to install 30,000 solar home systems in five years
19-07-2017 | 12:51:39
BBOXX , one of the UK's fastest growing renewable-energy businesses has signed an agreement to implement 300,000 BBOXX solar home systems in Togo over the next five years.
World Bank doubles financing for Togo under four-year partnership arrangement
18-05-2017 | 13:34:00
The Board of the World Bank Group has discussed a new Country Partnership Framework (CPF) for Togo covering the period from July 2016 to June 2020. The CPF presents the World Bank Group’s proposed strategy over the four-year period, including interventions to help the country pave the way to more inclusive and sustainable growth led by a more dynamic private sector and more effective government policies, public investments and services
Transnet to expand foothold to eight African countries
09-05-2017 | 14:37:08
Africa’s leading freight logistics chain Transnet has been on an expansion binge and is expected to set up shop in eight more African countries including Kenya, Liberia, Ghana, Nigeria, DR Congo, Senegal, Togo and Benin.
World Bank grants Togo $15m to help increase employment opportunities
22-03-2017 | 08:13:43
The World Bank today approved a $15 million grant to help the government provide access to income generating opportunities to targeted poor and vulnerable youth in Togo.
Togo Ministry of Health, Samsung and Vision Togo partner to bring state-of-the-art medical facilities to Togo
09-03-2017 | 09:39:00
At least 24 villages in the Kara region are expected to benefit from a new health initiative spearheaded by Samsung, the Togo Ministry of Health and Vision Togo.
[Togo] Asky Airlines targets Johannesburg and Paris routes
17-02-2017 | 05:14:20
West African carrier Asky Airlines plans to extend its route network to Paris and Johannesburg as the airline part-owned by Ethiopian Airlines seeks to increase passenger numbers and revenue.
[Togo] IFC invests $2 million in West African Development Bank to spur affordable housing
14-02-2017 | 13:23:09
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has announced a financing agreement with the West African Economic and Monetary Union’s Caisse Régionale de Refinancement Hypothécaire,