Togo Votes As President Gnassingbe Seeks Third Term.| glObserver Global Economics

The Togolese people have gone to the polls to decide whether to give Faure Gnassingbe a third term. The president faces a divided opposition in voting by presently delayed to make late changes to how results are tallied.


The 48-year-old president called on people in the West African country of just under 7 million to "vote in peace." The president’s autocratic father, Gnassingbe Eyadema, who died of a heart attack in 2005, had seen Togo placed under sanctions by the European Union and other international bodies because of rights violations.

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