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Togo: Parliament Adopts Bill to Promote Power Generation from Clean Sources

(Oct. 15, 2018) On July 24, 2018, Togo’s Parliament adopted a bill to promote power generation from clean sources. (Ouverture de la deuxième session extraordinaire de l’année 2018 [2018’s Second Extraordinary Assembly], Assemblée Nationale Togolais [Togolese National Assembly] website (all translations by author).) The bill was approved unanimously and includes 59 articles organized in seven […]

Togo: Referendum to Be Held on Constitutional Reform

(Sept. 28, 2017) On September 15, 2017, the Law Commission of the Togolese National Assembly began discussing a draft bill to amend the country’s Constitution. (Togo: que contient l’avant-projet de loi sur la réforme de la Constitution? [Togo: What Is in the Draft Bill on Constitutional Reform?], RFI AFRIQUE (Sept. 14, 2017).)  The National Assembly […]

Togo: Credit Unions Law Replaced

(June 3, 2011) The Parliament of Togo adopted a new Credit Unions Act on May 10, 2011. It replaces Law No. 95-014 of July 14, 1995. The new Act establishes a single licensing regime and provides for the reinforcement of prudential ratios (i.e., ratios on liquidity, free capital, and capital adequacy, monitored to determine a […]

Togo: Anti-Crime Body Ratified

(Apr. 29, 2009) On April 21, 2009, the National Assembly of Togo passed a bill ratifying the establishment of an Africa-wide anti-crime body; that action was followed by the publication two days later of a report on crime prevention on the website of the Togolese government. The bill approved participation in the Organization of the […]