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Cruise Sales Gudrun and Capt Mario

BENIN, TOGO, GHANA AND THE GAMBIA

May 5th 2010
Western Africa is not on the well-worn tourist route. All four ports are new to us. Fortunately we have several guest lecturers on board who have given us some background on these small countries hanging on the Atlantic edge of Africa. They were used as way stations during the era of slavery. They were all colonial outposts and only became independent in the past fifty years. As third world c ... read more
Africa » Togo

Togolese Flag French Togoland became Togo in 1960. Gen. Gnassingbe EYADEMA, installed as military ruler in 1967, continued to rule well into the 21st century. Despite the facade of multiparty elections instituted in the early 1990s, the government continued to be ... ... read more
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