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Togo defeats Uganda cranes in second CHAN match

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Cranes have suffered defeat to Togo in their second game at the on-going Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Douala, Cameroon. After the 2-1 defeat to Togo at the Reunification Stadium on Friday night, Uganda Cranes are now on the brink of elimination.  After …

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TOGO: Internal squabbles cause opposition to crumble

Lome, Togo | AFP | Afiwa Yogue sells material for a living in Togo’s capital, Lome, and is disillusioned with the West African country’s opposition leaders. “We walked for months under the hot sun and sometimes in the rain, hoping to bring about the end of the regime,” the 34-year-old …

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Two dead in clashes with security forces in Togo

Lome, Togo | AFP | Togo’s opposition has accused the government of deploying police and soldiers in a brutal crackdown in which two protesters were killed during a rally against upcoming elections. Security forces fired teargas and fought running battles on Saturday with demonstrators in the capital, Lome, and several other …

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Guinea president to take legal action over Bollore row

Conakry, Guinea | AFP | Guinean President Alpha Conde said Thursday he would file a complaint in the French courts over allegations raised in a corruption case embroiling French billionaire Vincent Bollore. “I shall bring a complaint in Paris for false accusation,” Conde told reporters in Conakry, without giving further …

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French tycoon Bollore’s African assets

Paris, France | AFP | Billionaire French industrialist Vincent Bollore is being questioned in Paris over allegations that his conglomerate used corrupt connections in Africa to win port contracts. Founded in 1822, the Bollore Group, which is majority owned by the Bollore family, has diverse interests ranging from logistics and energy …

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