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

  • Fri - Oct 18, 2019: CHAN 2020 Qualifiers - Nigeria Invites 20 Players for Togo Clash - AllAfrica News: Togo
    [Premium Times] The head coach of the home-based Super Eagles, Imama Amapakabo, has invited 20 players to take on Togo's Sparrow Hawks in Saturday's 2020 African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifying final leg in Lagos.
  • Fri - Oct 11, 2019: Togolese Firm Seeks Investment in Liberia - AllAfrica News: Togo
    [New Dawn] A Togolese construction executive Dossou Sokenou has expressed his entity's readiness to working with the Government of Liberia (GOL) through the National Housing Authority (NHA) to build durable housing units for Liberians.He made the disclosure on Thursday, 10 October while drilling representatives of various foreign and Liberian institutions attending a three-day National Housing Forum currently taking place at the Millennium Guest House and Suits in Oldest Congo Town, a suburb of Monrovia.