Victoire Tomegah Dogbé is the first woman Prime Minister in Togo

Togo’s President Faure Gnassingbé has appointed the country’s first ever female prime minister.

Victoire Tomegah Dogbé is an economics and marketing graduate and had held a senior post in the president’s office.

Before that she spent a decade as the minister of grass roots development and youth employment.

She had earlier worked for the United Nations Development Programme.