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In preparation for our new video, 5 FACTS ABOUT TOGO

-Togo means ‘house of sea’ in Ewe language. The Ewes moved in to the area which is now Togo from the Niger River Valley between the 12th and 14th century and are now one of the largest tribes in Togo alongside the Mina and Kabre.

-A typical Togo breakfast usually comprises of porridge called “aklui zogbon,” which is eaten with a doughnut-like ball called “botoquoin.” Lunch consists of chicken/fish with rice balls and tomato sauce, popularly known as “akoembe.”

-Benjamin Kudjow Thomas Boukpeti holds the record of winning Togo’s first ever medal in the Olympics. This dual Togolese-French citizen won a bronze medal in the K1 slalom kayak event at Beijing Olympics in 2008.

-Recylcing  is common among the Togolese. Worn-out tires are recycled into sandals, toys, and even fuel for smoking meat.

-Like many African countries, soccer it Togo’s favorite sport.

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