Emmanuel Adebayor scored against Arsenal last season

Tottenham striker Emmanuel Adebayor 'suspends' international career with Togo

Striker due to go to African Nations Cup in January

Women hold a sex strike

Women in the civil-rights group "Let's Save Togo" have announced a week-long sex strike to demand the resignation of President Faure Gnassingbé.

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Tottenham complete permanent transfer of Emmanuel Adebayor from Manchester City

Tottenham today finally completed the permanent signing of Emmanuel Adebayor from Manchester City.

Ethical loan deal helps 26,000 new businesses

An ethical, micro-loan scheme which allows people to lend directly to potential entrepreneurs in developing countries has broken through the £1m barrier.

Lendwithcare.org helps people in developing countries set up small businesses, such as small farms, to trade their way out of poverty

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Six Togolese footballers killed in crash

At least six delegates from a top Togolese football team have been killed and another 28 people critically injured after a bus plunged into a ravine.

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Emmanuel Adebayor says Manchester City hierarchy not 'man enough'

Manchester City striker Emmanuel Adebayor has accused the club's hierarchy of not being "man enough" to tell him he is not wanted.

Ivory Coast calm as rivals hold positions

Fighters loyal to Ivory Coast presidential rivals Laurent Gbagbo and Alassane Ouattara held onto positions around the main city Abidjan on Sunday, a day that saw less fighting than the previous three.

British victim of Jerusalem blast is named

A British national killed after an explosion ripped through a bus stop in Jerusalem was an evangelical Christian who was studying Hebrew.

Mysterious case of the 'national' football side that (allegedly) wasn't

Could a recent Togo v Bahrain match have involved a bizarre fraud?

Investigation into 'fake' Togo team

Reports claim a fake Togo team played a match against Bahrain earlier this month.

Adebayor could make Togo return

Emmanuel Adebayor has admitted he would be willing to come out of international retirement if football in Togo started to organise itself in a more professional manner.

Stuff Matters: Genius, Risk and the Secret of Capitalism, By Harry Bingham

There have been so many books about the world economy since the recession struck that the book market has become a bit like the economy itself. It's hard to pick out the clear signals from the background noise, but insofar as one can distinguish what has been happening, the tone is pretty sombre. Harry Bingham's approach is refreshing in what it is not. It isn't quite a study of the meltdown itself, nor of the decline of the West vis-à-vis China and India, nor a banker-bashing tome, and certainly not one of those tedious "I told you so" exercises of which there have been far too many.

Cabinda rights activist jailed

A human rights activist has been jailed for three years by an Angolan court for committing crimes against the state.

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