News & Events

Mandela Washington Fellowship: Togo’s selected Candidates presented to Media

The Public Affairs Officer introduced the six Togolese fellows to journalists before their departure scheduled for June 18. The fellows answered several questions related to their trip, their professional training in the U.S. and goals they wish to achieve. The Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders is the flagship program of President Obama’s Young ...
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4th July 2015

Independence Day Celebration Thursday, July 2, 2015, at the Chief of Mission Residence Ambassador and Mrs. Whitehead welcomed over 300 guests from all walks of Togolese and the international community for a celebration of the United States’ 239th Independence Day. It was truly a scintillating evening!
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Inauguration of a New Primary School Building in Atomé

U.S. Embassy Lomé is pleased to announce the inauguration of a new Primary School building in Atomé, around 55 km from Atakpamé. Funding from the Department of Defense Humanitarian Assistance Program was used for this project. Ambassador Robert E. Whitehead addressed the parents, the teachers and the students, saying, “The Embassy of the United States ...
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Cross Border Financial Crime Investigations Workshop Opened in Lome

On Monday, June 1st, 2015, four special agents from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) commenced the first of two one-week training sessions on conducting cross-border financial crime investigations. Participants include police, gendarmes, OCTRIDB, CENTIF, customs, and magistrate judges. Ambassador Robert WHITEHEAD and Tchaa Bignosi ...
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