[CPJ]Togolese authorities shut down the leading private Radio Légende FM on August 27, 2013, after suspending the station for one month in connection with its coverage of concluded parliamentary elections, according to news reports.
Gas Fired Power Project to Commence in the Republic of Benin [column] (allAfrica.com)
The republic of Benin has signed a landmark 360 megawatt multiple gas fired power project valued at 190 million US dollars. CNBC Africa’s Esther Awoniyi spoke to Akinwole Omoboriowo, CEO of Genesis Energy, the firm that put the deal together for more insight on this project. AWONIYI: Talk us through the power project in Benin republic…
African Troops Free Dozens of Boko Haram Victims
About 60 former fighters and civilians rescued from Boko Haram by Nigerian, Chadian and Cameroonian troops have been rushed to a disarmament, demobilization and reintegration center in northern Cameroon. Most of the civilians are women and children, so…
‘People Are Fed Up’
[Deutsche Welle] A huge rally for constitutional reform has taken place in Togo, a country presided over by one family for the past half-century. Opponents of the government want President Faure Gnassingbe to “leave by the front door.”