Togo: Parliament meets to deliberate possible constitutional reforms

  • 12 September 2017


    Opposition leaders in Togo say they are not hopeful of political change, as parliament prepared to discuss potential constitutional reform today.

    Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators took to the streets this week calling for presidential term limits and denouncing President Faure Gnassingbe and his family's half-century in power.

    The government has announced plans to reinstate the term limits. So how important is this announcement to end street protests in Togo?

    Mathias Hounkpe is the Administrator of