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Togo Votes as President seeks to Continue 50-year Family Rule

Togo's president appealed for peace as he competed for his re-election Saturday against four challengers. President Faure Gnassingbe is seeking a third five-year term, which would keep his family in power for nearly 50 years. He cast his ballot in the morning in the capital, Lome, where voters started lining up as early as 5 a.m. “People are voting their convictions today,” said one voter. “You just have to look around the country to see how urgent these elections are. This vote...

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