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Population: 9.29m
GDP: $9.83bn
Debt: 68.3% of GDP (2024)

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    Vol 44 No 21 |
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Lomé abstention

Togo was a German colony, then a French one. The two former masters now disagree about Togo's dubious democracy and its 35-year President, Gnassingbé Eyadéma, 65. Eur...

    Vol 44 No 11 |
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Five-yearly farce

Togo's presidential election will be no better than the last two

President Gnassingbé Eyadéma will secure a third presidential term on 1 June but this time, hardly anyone is taking the process seriously. The European Union's decisi...

    Vol 44 No 9 |
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Democratic doubts

The 1 June presidential election could be as big a travesty of democracy as 1998, when the electoral commission was replaced on polling day so that phony results could be rubber-st...

    Vol 43 No 14 |
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Last of the dinosaurs

Splits in the ruling party could finally bring the changes the opposition seeks

Most African leaders have at least made a stab at multi-party democracy over the last decade but Togo's President Gnassingbé Eyadéma has never really bothered. Opposi...

    Vol 42 No 18 |
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The Chile factor

With 34 years in power and reason to fear retirement, President Gnassingbé Eyadéma shows signs of joining the club of presidents seeking to hang on in power. Premier ...

    Vol 40 No 18 |
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Choppy waters

General Eyadéma makes plans to go – after another four years

The pact commits General Gnassingbé Eyadéma to holding fresh parliamentary elections next year and then stepping down in 2003 (which he was scheduled to do anyway). Oppositi...

    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...

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