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Faure Gnassingbé

Togolese intensify protests to force out Gnassingbe

More protests have been taking place in Togo's major cities on Thursday as opposition supporters intensify protests demanding an end to the Gnassingbe family dynasty which has lasted for the past 50 years.

Togo: Security forces clash with protesters, boy killed

Security forces in Togo used batons, tear gas and live bullets against protesters seeking an end to President Faure Gnassingbe’s rule on Wednesday and a child was killed in the ensuing clashes, according to Amnesty International.

Togo’s parliament debates constitutional reforms

Togo’s parliament is to debate a bill on Friday that seeks to reduce the term limit of the president following series of protests across the West African nation calling for an end to the 50-year Gnassingbe dynasty.