Togo

Prostitution and the risk of HIV/AIDS in the capital of Togo.

Prostitution is gaining ground in the Togolese capital, Lomé and its outskirts; as a result the risk of contamination from STIs (Sexually Transmitted infections) and HIV/AIDS has become great. The investigation entitled “Conditions for protection of prostitutes in the face of STIs/HIV-AIDS » is a reportage which describes the conditions under which prostitutes in Lomé […]

The double sale of land in Togo

Every year more and more land buyers experience to buy a plot of land that have already been sold to one or several other persons. Multiple sale of lands is a criminal act but is common in the capital and its suburbs or neighbouring areas. This recurrence generates real insecurity in land matters and a […]

Why is education poorly funded in Togo?

Like several sectors of our country’s socio-economic life, the educational sector, from pre-school to the University, paid a heavy toll from the outlawing of Togo by the international community, from 1993 to 2007. However, unlike other priority sectors such as agriculture, health, etc., education continues to receive very little attention from Togo’s current rulers, both […]

The collection of taxes and unusual practices

Togo: The investigation reveals a number of unusual practices connected with tax collection, in four of the five regions of the country. These are the Savannah Region (Dapong), the Kara Region (Kara), the Central Region (Sokodé), and the Coastal Region (Lomé). Tax payers (traders, petty traders, motorcycle-taxi operators…) complain particularly of the mode of collection of […]