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USAID Launches Regional Family Planning Project in Togo

Lome, Togo – On Tuesday, June 11, 2019, the United States Government, through its International Development Agency (USAID) organized an official launch ceremony for a five-year family planning project called AmplifyPF. This project will be implemented in four countries: Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Niger and Togo. In his speech, the Ambassador of the United States ...
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Creating a new ecosystem of social entrepreneurs

Togo took one major step closer to becoming a regional leader in the promotion of social entrepreneurship last week when it hosted the second international conference on social enterprises and corporate social responsibility. The event was sponsored by the U.S. Embassy, the Government of Togo’s National Council on Youth Employment, the pan-african bank Ecobank, and ...
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Top Togolese journalists rewarded

The “Laurels of Impact Journalism” sponsored this year by the embassies of France and Germany, UNDP and the Institut des Sciences de l’Information, de la Communication et des Arts (ISICA) released its final results during an award ceremony at the University of Lomé on May 25. Candidates submitted 76 productions in total, including 38 for ...
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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Cotonou, Benin (May 7, 2019)

Location: Park Pendjari, Northern Benin Event: On May 1, two Western tourists and their guide disappeared in Park Pendjari, in northern Benin. Actions to Take: Avoid the park complex, to include Parks Pendjari and W and adjacent hunting zones. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Cotonou, Benin +(229) 21-30-75-00 ConsularCotonou@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Benin Country Information Enroll in  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security ...
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