Togo opposition fails in bid to stop president running in 2015 election

January 9, 2015 8:45 PM

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LOME (Reuters) - Togo's opposition has failed to persuade the ruling party to support a two-term presidential limit that would prevent President Faure Gnassingbé running for office again, party leaders said on Friday.

Gnassingbé was installed as president with army support when his father, who had been in power for 38 years, died in 2005.

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