Togo

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INFORMATION

Capital: Lomé

Government: Presidential Republic

Current President: Faure Gnassingbé

Economy:

  • Suffers from anemic economic growth and depends heavily on both commercial and subsistence agriculture, which provides employment for a significant share of the labor force.
  • Among the world’s largest producers of phosphate.

Population: 8,176,449 (2018)

Land Size: 56,785 sq km (21,925 sq miles)

Major Ethnic Groups:

  • Ewe
  • Mina
  • Kabre
  • European and Syrian-Lebanese: < 1%
Religions:

  • Christian: 29%
  • Muslim: 20%
  • African Indigenous Religions: 51%

Language(s):

  • French (official)
  • Ewe and Mina
  • Kabye
  • Dagomba

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RECENT NEWS

  • Tue - Dec 10, 2019: Music Producer in Court for Attempting to Smuggle 'Wee' Into Togo - AllAfrica News: Togo
    [Ghanaian Times] Ho -A music producer, Ola Adenekan Kabiru, who allegedly stuffed a gas cylinder with a large quantity of dried leaves suspected to be marijuana and attempted to enter Togo with the contraband, is facing trial at the Ho Circuit Court.
  • Mon - Dec 9, 2019: President Cyril Ramaphosa Concludes Successful Working Visits to Guinea, Ghana and Togo - AllAfrica News: Togo
    [Govt of SA] President Cyril Ramaphosa has today, Friday 06 December 2019, concluded successful Working Visits to three members of the Economic Community of West African States.
  • Fri - Dec 6, 2019: President Cyril Ramaphosa Commences Working Visit to Togo, 5 to 6 Dec - AllAfrica News: Togo
    [Govt of SA] President Cyril Ramaphosa has this evening, 05 December 2019 arrived in Lome, in the Republic of Togo, for a Working Visit aimed at strengthening the already strong bilateral, political and economic relations between South Africa and the Republic of Togo.
  • Thu - Nov 21, 2019: Why Harambee Stars' Draw Against Togo Was Not Good - AllAfrica News: Togo
    [Nation] Monday night's one-all draw between Kenya and Togo at the Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani, appears like two points lost other than a point gained for the hosts.
  • Thu - Nov 21, 2019: Stars' Omolo Picks Positives From Togo Draw - AllAfrica News: Togo
    [Capital FM] Nairobi -Despite seeing Harambee Stars held to a 1-1 draw by visitors Togo in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifier (AFCON) at Kasarani Stadium, Belgium based Johanna 'Tosh' Omolo believes the Group G is now wide open with four matches to go.