General Manager of ActAfr Togo Sarl and Director of Mission ActAfr Togo. Rite D'almeida is on Facebook. Glutophrissa Butl.) Watch Queue Queue Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé, 2005–2010; who is running for re-election. Workaholic, she still finds time for her two children. Chercher un nom parmi 7 milliards d'individus. Recherchez les patronymes de vos ancêtres et de toute votre famille parmi … However, a different branch of the family took Behanzan’s side. Brought up by her aunt Cândida Béraud, who had a daughter, Clotilde, of the same age as her, the first offspring of Cesário’s last marriage, Francisca Berthe Djidpe de Medeiros, was the family member who made the strongest mark on society in the second half of the twentieth century. Francisca Patterson) - s/d, Cândida de Medeiros com seu esposo Achilles Beraud e a filha Clotilde (álbum de família da sra. Bonfim Bourian – the Burrinha of Benin, Chacha VIII – Enthronement Ceremony in Ouidah, Chacha VIII – Introduction to the King of Dahomey. According to doctor Salif Titamba Lankoande, in Noms de famille (Patronymes) au Burkina Faso, the name Gurunsi comes from the Djerma language of Niger words “Guru-si”, which means “iron does not penetrate”. Balbina d'Almeida, née le 1 er avril 1996, est un mannequin et reine de beauté franco-togolaise.Elle a été élue Miss Togo 2016 au Palais des Congrès de Lomé. She serenely climbed her party’s ranks, where she is now National Secretary, after being responsible for women’s issues, and where she has the reputation of being poised and reflective. Balbina d’Almeida remporte la couronne Miss Togo France Europe 2015 Pierre Akakpo 12 mai 2015 Miss Togo France Europe 2015 a été élue le samedi 9 mai 2015 à Vitry-sur-Seine (Banlieue parisienne), dans une salle archicomble et non adaptée à cet évènement et avec 2 heures de retard, à cause des … Seven candidates are running, including one woman, Kafui Adjamagbo-Johnson, the first in the history of the country. Mme. Seven candidates are running, including the outgoing President Faure Essozimna GNASSINGBE, as the candidate of the party that has been power for over 40 years, as well as a woman candidate. 177-191. What is the situation of women’s rights in Togo just before these elections? The room she is in has two distinct areas: the reception area, visible in the photo, and the dining area, hidden from view behind a divider at the back of the picture on the left-hand side. View Ayi Johannès Félix Laurier d'ALMEIDA’S profile on LinkedIn, the world's largest professional community. The entire Togolese population hopes for a better future following the elections, even if the specter of violence continues to loom and there are rumours of violence, and also in spite of preparations to challenge whatever the results, by the losing candidates. 2èmeJournées Médicales et Pharmaceutiques de Ouagadougou (BF); livre des résumés; 2005. p. 10. Togo. “At three years old, I gave a brief speech to President Sylvanus Olympio“, she said, in a burst of laughter. In 1891, at a turning point in the war between the Fon kingdom and France, he apparently managed to get over 5,000 rifles plus ammunition and two canon delivered directly from Berlin to the African forces in Abomey. Omar B. Parfois dans le mystère des océans, la nature engendre de êtres aux qualités extraordinaires, des perles rares et précieuses. The strict organization of this domestic space reveals how the “white man’s ways” were adopted in African society. The women’s organizations face many problems, especially financial, in carrying out their work. p. 208. Nono Miwa , Artiste Togo Béninoise connue en Afrique vous présente son 2 eme Album Hommages aux Mamans , Une reconnaissance a toutes les mères du … Son décès a été confirmé par sa famille dans la soirée du mardi. This picture was reproduced in 1995 from a relatively recent enlargement of the original, touched up by the author using the techniques of the day. 12: 129-152 Boisduval, 1832 During the six years the British were in Togo they instituted welcomed economic measures such as the suspension of the collection of all direct taxes and trading license fees. “Today is a memorable day in the history of our country, Togo. Son fils ainé, Djibril Sagbohan, s’apprêtait, le lendemain, à sortir son deuxième album solo. They were Amah d’Almeida, Jorge d’Almeida, Ildelfonso d’Almeida, Akuete da Silveira, ... Les Afro-Brésiliens du Togo : l’exemple de la famille Olympio, 1882-1945. L’UA contre toute somalisation de … This merchant enjoyed considerable prestige in the city and was charged by Colonel Dodds, commander of the French invading troops, to personally organize and command the forces of the king of Porto-Novo in the war against Behanzan, king of Dahomey. He put this poor performance down to the color of his skin and his foreign surname.9. | However, despite their limited resources, the defenders and organizers of women's rights in the country have succeeded in the following worthy activities: the gradual social recognition of the law of succession of women in case of death of their spouse; obligatory schooling until the age of 15 for boys and girls: In 2006, during the Inter-Tologese Dialogue, the two women’s organizations representing civil society organizations were success in bringing together the political parties signatory to the Comprehensive Political Agreement, committing themselves in writing to “ to be open towards ensuring the fair representation of women in the electoral processes and in the socio-political life” [3]. Zool. And she has a sense of responsibility.”. Il y an un an , le 12 décembre 2013, Danialou Sagbohan fêtait son 61ème anniversaire en famille. In 1875, the year when the photo seems to have been taken, when Cesário was around five years of age, the Aguda community was prosperous enough to cover the travel costs of a photographer. Melissa d’Almeida, qui a été élue Miss Togo-France Europe 2013, est d’origine togolaise par son père et franco-martiniquaise par sa mère. These are the origins of the Ague branch of the De Medeiros family, which is fully integrated into the rest of the family, something that is not the case of all the Aguda families. The De Medeiros family is one of the most aristocratic of the Aguda families in Benin, since their lineage can be traced back to a Portuguese nobleman, Francisco José de Medeiros, son of the governor of Madeira island, and his wife, Francisca Sikè Kpève, the youngest daughter of the powerful Francisco Félix de Souza, holder of the titles of Chacha and Viceroy of Dahomey in Ouidah.1. Since then, the country has been ruled by five Presidents: Sylvanus Olympio, the father of independence and the first President of Togo, [1] from 1960 to 1963, the year of his assassination; Nicolas Grunisky, 1963 to 1967, overthrown following a military coup; Général Gnassingbé Eyadéma, 1967–2005, who died in power. Patterson, as she has come to be known, was for many years the country’s representative with the International Red Cross, a position that took her to many parts of Europe and Africa and which involved considerable political activity, even though she never held a post directly in the state administration. It consists of 19 members, including one woman, and brings together all political viewpoints and civil society organizations [2]. Gayibor N.L. It was down to Jean de Medeiros, who, alongside Messrs. Lima and D’Almeida, represented the largest African trading company in Ouidah, to mediate with the French. However, one must await the results of the Presidential elections to know the real weight of each of them, and of the parties of the other candidates in these elections, and to know how many Togolese are truly represented by each party beyond what they are actually stating, which cannot be known from the results of the legislative election due to the kind of voting system adopted — proportional representation from a list in accordance with the rule of the highest average. AWID will likely return to this issue after the election in an attempt to understand it. Sy vader was Baron de Almeida Santos van Lissabon, sy moeder was die voormalige Barbara Tapper van Highland Park naby Chicago. In Africa since 2000. France travel guide. La famille de Souza du Bénin-Togo. After the war, the French were in control and the De Souza family’s influence waned because of its association with the king of Abomey. Paris: L'Harmattan. Several other activities are in progress, in particular: legislative reform of the Code des personnes et de la famille (the National Family Code); advocacy for the ratification and implementation of the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and People's Rights [5]. a law was adopted against sexual discrimination and harassment in the workplace (December 2006), and another authorizing abortion under certain conditions (in the case of rape, incest, if the life of the unborn child is threatened) [6]; trafficking of children (including young girls) was criminalized by a law passed by National Assembly in August 2005 [7]; For the first time in its history, in 2010, a women represents a political party for the Presidential elections — Kafui Adjamagbo-Johnson, candidate of the Convention démocratique des peuples africains (CDPA, Democratic Convention of African Peoples), which is one of the five signatory parties to the Comprehensive Political Agreement. Because they have very insufficient resources to conduct activities, most of the organizations are small with low technical capacity to mobilize resources. There are side tables arranged alongside armchairs similar to the one that can be seen in the foreground. Comme vous pouvez le voir, son patronyme est d’Almeida et sa famille est originaire de la ville d’Aného. The first African from a French colony to graduate in medicine in France was Virgílio de Medeiros, great-grandson of the Chacha, son of Leopoldo de Medeiros and Délia Olympio, of the powerful Aguda family of Ague. Cândida and Achille’s daughter, Clotilde, married Victor Patterson, of Nigerian stock, but died without leaving any heirs. This paper explores the concept of homeland among Afro-Brazilians families like De Souza, Aguda, D’Almeida, Antonio, Olympio, and Baéta in Togo and South-Eastern Ghana. Francisca Patterson) - s/d, Achille Berraud e Cândida (álbum de família da sra. As a result of several negotiations under the aegis of the facilitator of the Inter-Togolese Dialogue, Blaise Campaoré, President of the Republic of Burkina Faso, the Presidential elections will be held on 4 March 2010, and under the one-round, single member constituency system. She became the Rapporteure générale of the Temporary Office of the National Sovereign Conference in August 1991, and gained the sympathy its President, Archbishop Philippe Fanoko Kpodzro, who was very adamant about protocol. Sitting in Togo’s Parliament were the Union des Forces du Changement (UFC, Union of Forces for Change, with 27 seats) and the Comité d’Action pour le Renouveau (CAR, Action Committee for Renewal, with four seats), in the opposite, and the winning party, Rassemblement du Peuple Togolais (RPT, Rally of the Togolese People, with 50 out of 81 seats) [4]. Chief Coordinator of both. It is clear from their clothing and posture that these are sophisticated, well-off personages at home with European culture, not the African culture of their day. Join the conversation and stay connected with the community: Receive a regular selection of feminist analysis, resources and ways to get involved with the movements. See Costa e Silva, 1989c, op. She is wearing a dress, not a pagne, albeit made of African cloth, and she is wearing her hair in European style, without the typical braids or head-wrap. How on earth we pack everything into our France travel guide is beyond me however, pack it all in we do and if you’re looking for what we rate & what we don’t as well as Responsible Travel’s best & worst high and low lights then read on to discover France like a local, cuisses de grenouilles and all. She is passionate about the law and a teaching assistant at the University of Benin at Lomé, has accumulated diplomas in private law, comparative law and foreign law, obtained in Lomé and in Paris, and has focused on the rights of women and children and development issues, subjects on which she has written a great deal. [8], In her campaign, she commits herself to “creating the favourable conditions for young women and men of our country to learn how to live together again as one and the same people, driven by national pride” [9]. Editions du Bénin, 1992 - Benin - 320 pages. d'Almeida, 1921 Notes sur quelques lépidoptères d'Amérique du sud Ann. [Google Scholar] This is a list of notable persons who have had ties to Panthéon-Assas University.. Bennoît d’Assumption, née Amorim (álbum de família da Sra. Cet article est une reconnaissance de l'histoire de la communauté afro-brésilienne du Togo, particulièrement à Lomé, entre 1882 et 1945. This time, again, there is a large mobilization to this end, although not as strong as it was in 2007. Togo's territory was eventually partitioned between the French and the British, and Lomé was located in the British zone (Marguerat 1999 : 409-432). Watch Queue Queue. This is a gamble in Togo, but it doesn’t matter. In other words, she is represented “as a white woman.” Cesário, with his very light skin, is dressed like a rich boy from western society. At this time, trafficking slaves to Cuba and the United States was still possible,4 and Francisco José, who spoke English well, became the main supplier of palm oil and slaves to the American market,5 thanks to which he was able to settle in Ouidah and run his business in close collaboration with the De Souza family. Júlio de Medeiros was also a son of the family’s founder and a commercial representative of the German company Goeldt, through which he made contact with one Barth, a Swiss-German agent based at Lagos. Sra. To date, Togo has had approximately 70 political parties classified into three large “families”: the party in power, or the parliamentary majority; the extra-parliamentary political parties. The research was coordinated and the report written by Professor Christiana E.E. One way, surely, to compensate for my absence.” Watching little television due to lack of time, and a practising Catholic, she is well-read on religion. From north to south, Togo is 710 km long and up to 120 km wide. From inside the book . Officially regarded as one of the advisors of Mr. Coly, the French resident commissioner at the time, he became a kind of spokesman, representing the interests of the Africans to the colonial authorities and vice-versa.8, However, the De Medeiros, like most of the “Brazilians,” lost much of their trading advantages as the French in Porto-Novo gradually organized what soon became the colony of Dahomey. Francisca de Medeiros, filha caçula de Francisco F. De Souza, o Chacá I, com seu filho Cesário no colo. Reprodução de foto original 30x40cm, com retoque de época (álbum da família Sra. Beyond her party, Kafui ADJAMAGBO-JOHNSON states that she is the candidate of all women, of all men and all those who aspire to be governed differently. My party has just made a historical step”, she simply commented. Elle a auparavant été élue Miss Togo France Europe en 2015 [1].. Biographie. cit. Seven candidates, including one woman, are therefore part of the electorate, each trying to convince the population to choose him/her. Soc. It is bordered on the west by Ghana (877 km), the east by Benin (644 km), the north by Burkina Faso (126 km) and to the south with a 50-km long coastal strip: the Gulf of Guinea.,,,, Famille d'ALMEIDA has 671 members. Here she earned the nickname of “the President has asked me to tell you”, an expression that she often uses. But politics is not her only crusade. They have now come into their own, significantly changing the intransigent view of the established patriarchal literary canon. An inventory concerning traditional African hepatoprotective remedies has been compiled, from information published in a number of different reports. For a long time, Kafui has been active in civil society. Francisca is depicted in a way that is completely at odds with how African women tended to be represented: she is wearing a dress, not a pagne; her hair has been straightened and it is not plaited or wrapped in cloths, as was the custom in Africa; and she is bare-headed because she is at home. In her opinion, Togo must exit from the crisis situation that had lasted too long in order to tackle the tasks of sustainable development. Founder of CSFi Europe and CSFiAfr Togo. It was the descendants of Cesário de Medeiros, Francisca Sikè Kpève’s youngest child, who formed the most prominent branch of the family in the twentieth century. This pressure resulted in the undersigning of 22 commitments on 14 April 2004 by the Togolese Government following consultation with the European Union, with the aim of consolidating democracy, national reconciliation and social peace [3]. | Victor then married Francisca, heir of the De Medeiros estate and traditions, and the couple had three children: Clotilde Chantal Béatrice and Estelle Carmen Candida, who live in Paris, and Achille, who lives in Porto-Novo with his mother, who has been widowed for many years. AWID currently has over 6,000 members, from over 180 countries. pp 41-46, and 1994, op. In addition, the rupture of international cooperation with Togo for 15 years resulted in several donors ending their financing of Togolese civil society organizations. Chief coordinator of a 60 person camp for the creation of 20 radio programs, diffused in the Francophone world. Togo has several organizations that promotion women’s rights, including around 20 working to promote the access of women to decision-making spheres, notably Women in Law and Development in Africa (WILDAF)/Femmes, droit et développement en Afrique (FeDDAF Togo), the Groupe de réflexion et d’action (Group of Reflection and Community Action), Femme, Démocratie et Développement (GF2D, Women's Democracy and Development), the Conseil Consultatif des Femmes du Togo (CCOFT, Advisory Council of Women of Togo), the Réseau des Femmes Africaines Ministres et Parlementaires Togo (REFAMP, Network of African Women Ministers and Parliamentarians of Togo), the Association des Femmes Africaines pour la Recherche et le Développement Togo (AFARD, Association of African Women for Research and Development of Togo), Femmes de Demain (Women of Tomorrow) and Marche Mondiale des Femmes du Togo (World March of Women in Togo), among others. As there is no record of Francisca travelling to Europe with her children, it is most likely that the photograph of her with Cesário was taken in Africa. She has been highly committed to protecting women’s rights, coordinating the Regional Office of the NGO WILDAF, and since 2001, has been a member of the Advisory Committee of the African Women’s Development Fund. Nevertheless, for the future of women’s rights, it is important to point out that all the candidates have included in their election campaigns the improvement of living conditions and the promotion of women’s rights. Efforts have been made to achieve this so that Togo would not relive the psychosis of the past right after the electoral processes. The photographs of Leopold and Cesário and the one of Cândida with her husband and daughter were certainly taken in France, probably in the early twentieth century. L’équipe que dirigeait le sous-officier d’Almeida Emmanuel devait, elle, ... Nangbéto au Togo, Akossombo au Ghana, Taabo et Kossou en Côte d ... Pour la bonne cause : famille, relations, amis, parenté dont chacun peut, à loisir, avoir sa part de la jouissance de ce lieu commun. We hope that the candidate elected will back up his or her words in actions and create the necessary conditions for women’s access to a better life. Francisca Patterson) - c.1873, Leopoldo e Cesário Medeiros (álbum de família da Sra. On the right-hand wall opposite the chairs is a portrait of Cândida de Medeiros with her husband and daughter, all dressed elegantly in European attire and in the pose typical of early twentieth-century bourgeois families, as was commented earlier. Interviews with Francisca Berthe Djidé Patterson. The population is somewhat reassured by the presence of numerous national and international observers and journalists, and the security mission of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). Okojie, of Economics and Statistics, University of Benin, Benin City Le Phénomène de Trafic: Modèles, Tendances, Expériences et Réponses au Togo. The Togolese people will go to the polls on 4 March 2010 for their next President. Seven candidates are running, including one woman, Kafui Adjamagbo-Johnson, the first in the history of the country. The electoral campaign that began on Tuesday 26 February 2010 will end on 2 March 2010. However, why such indifference and such little mobilization to participate in the process and support the only women candidate who dares to run for the Highest Office in the country? African and Caribbean literatures written by women had their beginnings during the fifties, but did not find firmer literary anchoring until the seventies. Behind Mme. Facebook gives people the power to share and makes the world more open and connected. It began on 21 August 2009, with the set-up of the Commission Electorale Nationale Indépendante (CENI, National Independent Electoral Commission). Pascal Kossivi ADJAMAGBO (b. cit. A shipowner and captain, Francisco José settled in Ghana in the mid-1800s, later moving to Aneho and then Ague to work in the slave trade and palm oil business. Cândida – the daughter of Francisco José and Francisca de Souza – married a mestiço from Porto-Novo called Achile Beraud, the son of a Frenchman. Today, at 51 years old, Brigitte Kafui Adjamagbo-Johnson, who will represent the CDPA during the 4 March elections, is the first women to run for the highest office of her country. 1956) (Male) 1981 (Doctorat 3ème cycle) Déterminant non-communicatif et systèmes differentiels [Skew determinant and differential systems], Université de Paris 6 (France); Advisor: Jean Vaillant. 2016 Composer entre la famille et le marché à Madagascar, Afrique contemporaine, 259: 23–39; DOI: 10.3917/afco.259.0023. Trouver ma généalogie. Credits Antonio de Almeida (20 Januarie 1928 Neuilly-sur-Seine - 18 Februarie 1997 Pittsburgh) was 'n Franse dirigent en musikoloog van Portugees-Amerikaanse afkoms.. Hy is gebore as Antonio Jacques de Almeida Santos in Neuilly-sur-Seine naby Parys. Kafui — which means “happiness” in Ewé — says she is serene. Parce qu’on vit à des milliers de kilomètres de la famille, on développe des facultés à se prendre en charge. He organized a big reception for the colony’s governor on his visit to Ouidah in 1895 and encouraged the “Brazilian” community to express their support for the French administration publicly. He married the youngest daughter of Francisco Félix de Souza, Francisca “Sikè Kpèvi”, with whom he had three children: Leopoldo (1863), Cândida (1865), and Cesário (1867).6. Patterson is rightly regarded one of the bastions of Aguda culture, and it is as such that she appears in photograph where she is depicted in the reception room of her house in Porto-Novo in February 1996. Through this contact (according to Turner),7 he supplied King Behanzan with 800 rifles and over 15,000 rounds of ammunition. (2005), Histoire des Togolais de 1884 à 1960, Tome II, Lomé, Presses de l’UL, Commission Electorale Nationale Indépendante (CENI) (2009), Celebration of N.S. In the reception area, the entrance to which is on the right, with the windows to the left, both outside the frame, there is a rug covering the floor where the seating is arranged around a coffee table. Museums für Naturkunde in Berlin Novit. According to Turner’s sources,3 he had a vast palm tree plantation in Ague that was run on the labor of slaves, who he allowed to use his surname. Long negotiations between the different political actors within the framework of an inter-Togolese dialogue, from 21 April to 6 July 2006, led to the signing of the Comprehensive Political Agreement (Accord politique global) and the organization of the anticipated legislative elections in 2007, from which three main parties in the Togolese Parliament emerged. Francisca Patterson) - c. 1930, Sra. Join this group to see the discussion, post and comment. Togo’s National Assembley,, WiLDAF/FeDDAF Bureau sous-régional de l’Afrique de l’Ouest, Situation des femmes Togo,, Massan d'ALMEIDA (2006), Qu'est-ce que le Trafic ou la Traite des Personnes? For almost a decade, the country has been experiencing a particularly dire and delicate crisis situation. B urton, Andrew and C harton-B igot, Hélène (eds) 2010 Generations Past: Youth in East African History (Athens, Ohio University Press). 0 Reviews. After Dahomey gained its independence in 1960, he was the first African to run the country’s health services. His popularity inspired him to run for president in 1965, but he won only a small percentage of the votes. République Togolaise (2006), Dialogue intertogolais - Accord Politique Global (Comprehensive Political Agreement). With a demographic growth rate estimated as 1.7 per year, it has approximately 5,155,000 inhabitants, with an average density of 61 people per km². In addition to heavy and structural constraints to the economy, there is the negative impact of a deep and long socio-political crisis stemming from the particularly difficult democratic transition. Togo will hold its Presidential elections on 4 March 2010. Since 1994 TFI missionary in 12 different countries on three continents. Francisca Patterson) - s/d, Conselho paroquial da Catedral de Porto Novo constituído exclusivamente de “brasileiros". Measures to Combat Trafficking in Human Beings in Benin, Nigeria and Togo, Final Report – Nigeria.