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.
The compressed square-shaped parcels had inscriptions such as "3", "BX", "Boss", and "5" on them ... He explained that when the officers got to the spot, the goods were waiting to be transported, adding that, the suspects took to their heels to neighbouring Togo when they sensed the presence of the officers ... GNA. .
Akpan did not know anyone in Benin or Togo... Sossou said he assisted Akpan with changing his money into local currency and finding a car and driver to transport him to Togo’s border, which Akpan crossed on foot before finding a cab to Lomé, Togo’s capital.
The transport sector is a critical contributor to the country’s socio-economic development. “Sustainability, in terms of growth of every country, has its partial in-depth drive from the transport system,” Mr ... Amewu, has a connectivity plan to link between Ghana, Burkina Faso, Togo and Ivory Coast.
He said interrogation of the suspect revealed that he was contracted by one Louis in Togo to transport the two weapons to someone (unknown to suspect but to Louis, a younger brother named Oscar) in Accra for which he (suspect) charged GH¢800.00.
“In both of our partner countries Benin and Togo, ... The OPEC Fund has supported projects aimed at boosting socio-economic development in Benin and Togo for more than 40 years, co-financing projects the transport, energy, water supply and agriculture sectors, among others.
Togo attaches importance to partnerships based on the win-win principle rather than traditional approach, the country’s foreign minister said on Thursday ...Today, Togo attaches importance to partnerships based on the win-win principle ... The foreign minister said that Togo is at a connection point for air transportation.
In line with reducing the cost of doing business, the Deputy Minister of Transport, Frederick Obeng Adom has said the government is earnestly working on streamlining port charges to help reduce shipping and logistics cost in the country ... That is why you see most of Ghanaian traders, going to Togo and Nigeria to do business.
The move is coming at a time the continent’s public transportation sector is gradually evolving with the emergence of new technology-driven modes of transportation. The Treepz ride-hailing services offer good opportunities for both drivers and users in the form of increased choices and lower cost of transport services.
This, among other things, has made it difficult to preserve the history and legacy of the country ... He further stated that the fort was also used as a dungeon for slaves who were awaiting transportation to Caribbean. The tour guide said, “slaves were transported from Togo to the Fort because it is in the Volta region and closer to Togo.” ... .
Dr ...Nigeria is mainly served by the Apapa and Tin CanIslands terminals located in Logos, which due to insufficient automation and meager rail transport, experience high congestion ... They also said that this is part of the reason other smaller West African countries such as Togo are dominating in maritime transport ... ....
While the vessel was empty waiting to load a new cargo of Spanish cattle, the fire nonetheless renewed the protests over the transport of live animals with fresh calls to ban the business as inhumane ... Registered in the Republic of Togo, the vessel is 2,400 dwt and reportedly is managed by a company in Lebanon.
... 1,339 parcels of the consignment at Honuta while been transported into the republic of Togo at about midnight, whilst the second interception of 608 parcels of the consignment occurred on Sunday, 25 July at Wli Todzi in the HohoeMunicipality, also been transported into Togo.
A joint patrol team made of Immigration, Customs, Police, and Military officials has intercepted 741 slabs of suspected Indian hemp along the Ghana-Togo border in separate operations ... The suspected Indian hemp was being transported to neighbouring Togo when luck eluded the culprits, who absconded upon sensing danger ... .
Burkina Faso, Niger and Togo have earmarked the funds for developing the Lome-Ouagadougou-Niamey Economic CorridorProject, which will support tri-state collaboration on raising the quality of transport and transit services along the corridor ... Anne-Cecile Souhaid, senior transport ...