Media freedoms further restricted in Togo

Recent articles in Togo

‘There is no private life’: Three Togolese journalists react to being selected for spyware surveillance

Three Togolese journalists – Carlos Ketohou, Ferdinand Ayité, and Luc Abaki on the #PegasusProject list of potential targets – share their psychological experiences of what it means to be under surveillance.

Journalist Ferdinand Ayite speaks to the press, as security forces try to prevent journalists and members of the public from protesting in front of the Palais des Congrès, in Lomé, Togo, 19 February 2013, Daniel Hayduk/AFP via Getty Images

Togolese journalist Ferdinand Ayité – a potential or actual target of Pegasus spyware

Togolese journalist Ferdinand Ayité is among 17 journalists from 7 countries who have filed a complaint with French prosecutors against the NSO Group for being a potential target of surveillance by their Pegasus spyware.

A man shows his COVID-19 vaccination card after receiving the injection at a hospital in Accra, Ghana, 2 March 2021, Xinhua/Seth via Getty Images

Technology a shot in the arm in West Africa’s fight against COVID-19

Telecommunications companies, civic groups and state entities in Ghana, Togo and Cote d’Ivoire harness the power of technology in fighting the Covid-19 pandemic.