Faure Gnassingbé and Boris Johnson

The government of Togo has recently launched two websites to promote investment in Togo. Since 2017, the government of Togo has been scrambling to redeem its international image. The protests in 2017 brought greater international attention to just how inhumane conditions in Togo are, particularly in regards to how the…


Togo’s president celebrating 61 years of independence

Today marks 61 years of independence for Togo. The problem is that Togo is not truly yet free. Togo’s freedom was shattered in 1963 when Sylvanus Olympio was assassinated. Olympio was Togo’s only democratically elected leader. Another coup followed in 1967, which brought Gnassingbé Eyadéma to power. Since 1967, Togo…


The idea that George III’s consort Queen Charlotte was a black woman is one that seems to be growing in popularity in recent years. Netflix’s decision to portray Charlotte as a black woman in Bridgerton has also brought more attention to this topic. …


In a case which was heard before the Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States, the ECOWAS Court ruled that the 2017 internet shutdown in Togo was illegal. …


Rioting. Looting. Broken glass. Disrespect to the media and cops. It wasn’t Black Lives Matters protesters or anarchists. This was the scene at and in the Capitol on Wednesday afternoon. MAGA protesters stormed the capitol and walked right in. One Maga supporter walked in the Chambers and announced Trump won…


MF DOOM (born Daniel Dumile) was not only one of the greatest lyricists in the history of hip-hop, but also one of hip-hop’s most unique personalities. MF DOOM began his career as a member of KMD. …


Carlos Ketohou, who is the director of a private newspaper known as L’Indépendant Express (Independent Express) was recently arrested at his home. Prior to the arrest he reported that two female ministers were caught stealing golden spoons and forks at a party hosted by a banking institution.

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Brigitte Kafui Adjamagbo-Johnson was one of two opposition leaders who were arrested and detained in Togo last week. She is currently facing charges for “harming national security and associating with criminals”. Darius Atsoo, the lawyer who represented Adjamagbo-Johnson stated that the charges lacked strong evidence. Adjamagbo-Johnson is being accused of…


Despite Faure Gnassingbe’s long record of human rights violations, the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) decided to gift Faure with $35 million. Despite the talk about reforms in Togo and improvements in governance, Faure has demonstrated once again the true nature of his dictatorial government. Togo’s MCC Program began recently as…


In September the dictator of Togo appointed the nation’s first female prime minister, Victoire Tomegah-Dogbe. Dogbe is one of a number of women who were recently appointed to ministerial positions in Togo. Essozimna Marguerite Gnakade was named as the nation’s first defense minister. …

Dwayne Wong (Omowale)

Dwayne Wong (Omowale) is a Guyanese born Pan-Africanist, author, and law student.

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