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Togo Begins Vote Count in Presidential Election

Togo's election officials were tallying results Sunday after voting in the presidential election that appeared to have a low turnout and would likely leave President Faure Gnassingbe in power. Gnassingbe was running for a third five-year term, which would keep his family in power for nearly 50 years. He assumed office in 2005 upon the death of his father, Gnassingbe Eyadema, who ruled the former French colony for 38 years. Opposition leader Jean-Pierre Fabre, who also ran for...

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