Togo (i/ˈtoʊɡoʊ/), officially the Togolese Republic (French:République Togolaise), is a country in West Africa bordered by Ghana to the west, Benin to the east and Burkina Faso to the north. It extends south to the Gulf of Guinea, where its capitalLomé is located. Togo covers 57,000 square kilometres (22,000sqmi), making it one of the smallest countries in Africa, with a population of approximately 7.5 million.
From the 11th to the 16th century, various tribes entered the region from all directions. From the 16th century to the 18th century, the coastal region was a major trading center for Europeans in search of slaves, earning Togo and the surrounding region the name "The Slave Coast". In 1884, Germany declared Togoland a protectorate. After World War I, rule over Togo was transferred to France. Togo gained its independence from France in 1960.
Ore was arrested April 29 after he made the remarks in an interview with a private tv channel during a broadcast celebrating Togo's independence from France, criticising Gnassingbe and the president's father, who himself ruled the West African state for nearly four decades.
Later in the day, they gather again and listen to a news review broadcast on a popular radio show, leading to lively debates. Lying between Togo and Nigeria on the Gulf of Guinea, Benin has often been praised as a vibrant multi-party democracy an often troubled region. But these days, critics say the country has veered into authoritarianism ... ....
In addition to the church’s online broadcast, at least one session of the conference will be broadcast on television and radio stations in more than 70 countries — many for the first time ... Finding new broadcast partners in dozens of countries proved to be the answer.