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2020 in Togo
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Events in the year 2020 in Togo.
- 7 January – Emeritus Archbishop of Lomé, Philippe Fanoko Kossi Kpodzro, calls for the suspension the February 22 presidential election to pave the way for electoral reforms.
- 14 January – Authorities in Ivory Coast say they rescued 137 children from Benin, Ghana, Niger, Nigeria, and Togo, aged 6 to 17, who were the victims of traffickers and groomed to work on cocoa plantations or in prostitution.
- 22 January – Globeleq and the government of Togo sign an agreement to develop between 24MW and 30MW of reliable, low cost, 100% renewable energy to support Togo's industrial development.
- 22 February – 2020 Togolese presidential election: President Faure Gnassingbé of the Union for the Republic (UPR) is re-elected for his fourth term with 71% of the vote in the first round.
- 6 March – Togolese authorities announce the first COVID-19 case in the country, a 42-year-old Togolese woman who travelled between Germany, France, Turkey, and Benin before returning to Togo.
- 15 March – In a historic first, all Peace Corps volunteers worldwide are withdrawn from their host countries.
- 27 March – The first COVID-19 death occurres in the country.
- 27 April – Indpendence Day (from France, 1960)
- 25 May – Africa Day
- 14 September – COVID-19 pandemic in Togo: Togo receives 12 health workers sent by the government of Cuba.
- 11 April – Edem Kodjo, 81, politician, Prime Minister (1994–1996, 2005–2006) and Chairperson of the African Union Commission (1978–1983)
- 30 May – Yawovi Agboyibo, 76, politician, Prime Minister (2006–2007)
- 15 October – Fambaré Ouattara Natchaba, 75, politician, President of the National Assembly (2000–2005), Minister of Foreign Affairs (1992–1994) and MP (1994–2005).
- Cote d'Ivoire: Ivory Coast Rescues 137 Child Trafficking Victims
- Togo: Globeleq to Develop Renewable Energy Project in Togo allAfrica, 22 Jan 2020, retrieved 8 Feb 2020
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- "Togo confirms first case of coronavirus". Reuters. 2020-03-06. Retrieved 2020-06-19.
- "Peace Corps announces suspension of Volunteer activities, evacuations due to COVID-19". Peace Corps. March 15, 2020. Retrieved Apr 6, 2020. "U.S. To Evacuate All Peace Corps Volunteers Due To Coronavirus". Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. March 21, 2020. Retrieved Apr 6, 2020.
- Médoune, SAMB (2020-03-27). "Coronavirus: Journalist Dominique Aliziou, first case of death linked to COVID-19 in Togo". Panafrican News Agency. Retrieved 2020-06-19.
- "'Ejército de batas blancas' de Cuba ayuda en lucha contra el coronavirus en el mundo". www.msn.com (in Spanish). Reuters. September 14, 2020. Retrieved Sep 14, 2020.
- Edem Kodjo: Togo mourns ex-Prime Minister, Africa remembers ex-OAU chief
- Togo / Deuil : Me Yawovi Agboyibo est décédé (in French)
- Togo en deuil : l’ancien Président de l’Assemblée nationale Fambaré Ouattara Natchaba est mort (in French)
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