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Successful Togo baker finds dough in French bread.

CLAD in the apron of his trade, Bonaventure Boma chides employees while they take steaming baguettes out of the hot ovens that have helped make him “the king of bread” in Togo. From a modest background, Boma has spent 30 years kneading dough but now has two large modern bakeries in Lome, capital of the west ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN | Tensions in Togo despite release of student protestors.

University students in Togo have vowed to continue their protests for better teaching conditions, after three days of demonstrations and clashes with police that saw eight arrested.

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Africa in the news: ECOWAS summit, South Africa's recession, and China-Zambia mining tensions.

Liberia hosts 51st ECOWAS summit Last weekend, in Monrovia, Liberia, the Economic Community of West African States held its 51st summit. During the summit, Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe was elected to serve as the chair of ECOWAS, succeeding Liberian President Ellen Sirleaf Johnson who served this past year.  One of ...

- Brookings - US