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Population: 8.64m
GDP: $8.413bn
Debt: 65.4% of GDP (2023 forecast)

news from Togo

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    Vol 40 No 7 |
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Lomé minus Lomé

President Gnassingbé Eyadéma's latest round of fraudulent elections, held on 21 March, could provoke Togo's suspension from the European Union's preferential trade treaty known as ...

    Vol 39 No 19 |
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Tiny's last offer

Is the long arm of Lonrho chieftain Roland Tiny Rowland reaching from beyond the grave to grab one of Africa’s last dinosaurs - Togo’s President General Gnassingbé Eyadéma?

    Vol 39 No 16 |
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Lomé out of Lomé

The rigging of Togo’s 21 June presidential election (AC Vol 39 No 14) may lead to Lomé being thrown out of the Convention named after it. The European Commission has set in motion ...

    Vol 39 No 14 |
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Stolen votes

In Israel for medical treatment this week, President Gnassingbé Eyadéma faces unprecedented foreign pressure over the stolen 21 June presidential election. Eyad&eacut...

    Vol 38 No 23 |
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Mini-Mobutu okay?

Western donors are doing business with Eyadèma and are likely to accept his election

Africa's strongmen are finding that disapproval from Western donors does not hurt them much. Denis Sassou-Nguesso is once more the ruler of Congo-Brazzaville by force of arms. In C...

Free radicals

Opposition politicians seeking an explanation for the continuing grip on power of some of the more authoritarian Francophone leaders may find guidance from the Nu Health Clinic in ...

    Vol 38 No 11 |
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Guides together

Soldiers from Togo proved useless when sent to fight for Marshal Mobutu Sese Seko (who was a guest of the Presidency in Lomé after his fall). Perhaps mindful of Mobutu's fat...

    Vol 38 No 3 |
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Still at the helm

Eyadéma celebrated 30 years in charge but few foreign guests came to the party

The 'Great Helmsman' celebrated his 30th year at the tiller on 13 January with a five-hour parade of troops and civilians costing, by local estimates, over US$2 million. Only press...

    Vol 37 No 18 |
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The boss is back

President Eyadèma has picked a new premier and is planning his own re-election

The one-party state is back in Togo. The resignation of Prime Minister Edem Kodjo on 19 August puts President Gnassingbé Eyadèma back in control, after dividing the o...

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