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How about we give some thoughts to Togo?

Remembering Woytowich’s final column

 


Togo is a long, rectangular-ish country with a 31-mile-long coastline in western Africa along the Gulf of Guinea. Its economy relies on commercial and subsistence agriculture.

I learned that from typing “Togo” into Google. I also learned Togo isn’t the least fortunate nation on Earth, nor is it the most. Afghanistan and Denmark are in the running for those two spots.

According to our own Central Intelligence Agency, Togo’s estimated per capita gross domestic product in 2020 was $2,100, putting it at No. 213 out of 229 countries. The life expectancy for Togolese is 71.36 years, putt...



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