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Migrants are assembled after they disembarked from Italian Navy patrol ship Libra at the Sicilian harbour of Augusta
20/01/2015 - Report: Turkey - Italy

Turkey intercepts migrant boat bound for Italy

The Turkish coastguard has said it has intercepted a Togo-flagged ship in Mediterranean waters carrying hundreds of migrants bound for Italy.

African press review 14 July 2014

Al Shebab, Richard Branson and alcohol consumption all feature in stories in today's African papers ...

French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault  with Malaysia's Najib Razak on a visit to the country this week
31/07/2013 - France - Africa

France to target 16 African countries for aid

France has rejigged its aid priorities with 16 African countries to receive the lion’s share of the 9.4 billion euros it is to give in 2013.

Togo's ruling party takes lead in parliamentary elections
29/07/2013 - African news explained

Togo's ruling party takes lead in parliamentary elections

The ruling party in Togo has taken the lead in Thursday's parliamentary elections which observers from the West African bloc, Ecowas, say were overall free and fair.
How fair was Togo's general election?
26/07/2013 - African news explained

How fair was Togo's general election?

Togolese voters went to the polls Thursday in parliamentary elections that have been delayed since October last year. There were reports of delays and technical problems at several polling stations.
Le pétrolier français Gascogne.
04/02/2013 - France - Cote d'Ivoire

French tanker hijacked off Côte d'Ivoire

A French tanker has been hijacked off Côte d’Ivoire, port authority officials in Abidjan, the country’s economic capital, confirmed on Monday, following reports that the vessel had ...
04/02/2013 - Report: Africa Cup of Nations 2013

Nigeria takes the shine off Côte d'Ivoire's golden boys in Africa Cup of Nations

Five things we learned from day 16 at the Africa Cup of Nations.

03/02/2013 - Report: Africa Cup of Nations 2013

Expect (more of) the unexpected as Burkina Faso faces Togo

Burkina hopes to have some surprises up its sleeve when it takes on Togo in the CAN quarter-finals. 

03/02/2013 - Report: Africa Cup of Nations 2013

Tenacious Togo face Burkina in surprise quater-final

The punter who bet on Togo facing Burkina Faso in the quarter-final is a soothsayer with extraordinary powers. This scenario is essentially the stuff of nonsense.

31/01/2013 - Report: Africa Cup of Nations 2013

Togo through to Africa Cup of Nations quarter finals as Emmanuel Adebayor slams pitch

Togo's 1-1 draw against Tunisia ensures a place in the last eight, confounding predictions and according to Emmanuel Adebayor, despite a less than perfect pitch..