One family has ruled Togo for 50 years. Huge protests are shaking their grip on power.

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Barely a soul in Togo has known life under the rule of anyone but Faure Gnassingbé and his father, Gnassingbe Eyadema. The elder took control of the small West African nation in a 1967 coup. Half a century has passed. Ninety percent of Togo’s population is younger than 50. In Togo, life expectancy is still shockingly […]

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