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.
The opposition in Togo on Tuesday boycotted the parliamentary vote on proposed constitutional reforms in the West African nation after raising concerns with the content of the bill.
Togo’s parliament is expected to begin work on the country’s constitutional reform bill by Friday amid series of protests across the West African nation calling for an end to the 50-year Gnassingbe dynasty.
Members of Togo’s opposition party on Thursday demonstrated for the second day running as they continue to demand an end to the Gnassingbe dynasty and a change in the country’s constitution.
Officials in Togo have restricted access to the internet and some social media platforms as opposition party supporters continue with agitations demanding an end to the Gnassingbé dynasty.
A court in Togo has jailed opposition supporters who participated in a protest calling for an end to the Gnassingbe dynasty.