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Bishops oppose controversial new constitution in Togo

The Conference of Bishops in Togo (CET) has voiced vehement opposition to the recent adoption of a contentious constitutional revision by the Togolese National Assembly. This revision, which transitions the nation into the Fifth Republic, shifting from a semi-presidential to a parliamentary system, makes president Faure Gnassingbé eligible for potential two additional 6-year terms.

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Togo-Worries mount over parliamentary election delays

In Togo, there is growing concern as the terms of parliament members are nearing their end in just three months. However, there’s still no official schedule set for the legislative and regional elections, which were originally planned for the year’s end. This absence of clarity has raised worries among the opposition, prompting them to call for discussions to ensure a “smooth transition of power” in the country.