Togo MPs pass vote to join Commonwealth


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The parliament in Togo has approved a resolution last Friday asking the government to make a formal bid for membership of the Commonwealth, a group of English-speaking mostly former British colonies.

Togo is already a member of the Economic Organisation of West Africa States (ECOWAS) and of La Francophonie, a group of mostly French-speaking former colonies.

The application will be formally submitted during the Commonwealth’s next summit in june in Rwanda.

Since 2014 that Togo has been trying to join the Commonwealth.

Read the full article at: africanews.com


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