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Incumbent Gnassingbe Declared Provisional Winner of Togo Vote

Election authorities in Togo have declared incumbent President Faure Gnassingbe the provisional winner of Saturday's election, continuing his family's longstanding hold on power. Election commission chairman Taffa Tabiou announced Gnassingbe got about 1.2 million votes, or 59 percent, with leading challenger Jean Pierre Fabre second with about 35 percent. If Gnassingbe is confirmed, it will extend his family's hold on power in the West African nation to more than a...

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