Balbina Almeida crowned Togo beauty queen
APA-Lome (Togo) — Journalism student Balbina Kokoè Mawubédzro Almeida was on Saturday crowned Togolese beauty queen for 2016 at a pageant broadcast live on national television.
Togo: First batch of Muslim pilgrims leave for Mecca
APA-Lomé (Togo) - — A first batch of 355 Mecca-bound pilgrims out of a total of 1,650 left Lome, the Togolese capital on Monday for Saudi Arabia, APA notes here.
Ethiopia Airlines launches Lome-New York direct flight
APA-Lome (Togo) — The first direct commercial flight connecting the Togolese capital Lome and New York in the United States was launched by Ethiopian Airlines on Sunday.
ASKY Airlines founder urges access to African skies
APA-Lomé (Togo) — ASKY airline founder, Gervais Djondo has called for a “full implementation” of the Yamoussoukro agreement, which provides for the opening of the African airspace.
Economist recommends measures to attract hotel investors in Africa
APA-Lome (Togo) — Madani Tall, an economist and former official at the World Bank has advocated for “concrete steps”‘aiming at attracting hotel investors in Africa.
Togo’s credit to economy down by $107m in March
APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Togo’s credit to the economy decreased by FCFA 62.954 billion (about $107 million), APA learned at the headquarters of the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO ) in Dakar on Saturday.
Togo incinerates contaminated chicken stockpile
APA-Lome (Togo) — 5,000 tons of imported frozen whole chickens contaminated by salmonella bacterias have been incinerated by the Togolese authorities.