Togo: Preparatory talks underway to resolve political crisis

  • 16 February 2018

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    Since last year August, activists and opposition parties have led marches in the capital, Lome, and other major cities across the country, calling for a constitutional reform and the resignation of President Faure Gnassingbe.
    Scores of people have been killed and hundreds others arrested.
    The sub-regional bloc, ECOWAS has intervened and a mediating team lead Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo is expected in the country next week Monday to begin talks between the opposition and the government aimed at ending the growing crisis.
    The coordinator of the opposition Bridget Johnson spoke to WADR about the mediating efforts.

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