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/ 14 November 2007

Togo’s prime minister resigns

Togo’s Prime Minister, Yawovi Agboyibo, on Tuesday said he had tendered his resignation to President Faure Gnassingbe ahead of the formation of a new, post-elections government. ”I was appointed for a specific mission, to conduct the organisation of the parliamentary polls with the Independent National Electoral Commission,” he said.

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/ 14 October 2007

Togolese vote in parliamentary poll

The people of Togo go to the polls on Sunday to choose MPs in elections where all the main political parties are represented, including Gilchrist Olympio’s Union of Forces for Change (UFC). After almost two decades of election boycotts, this is the first time that Olympio’s UFC is challenging the ruling Rally of Togolese People.