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Hôtel de la Paix then and now

In the early 1970s, a government campaign to boost tourism led to increased investment efforts in the hotel sector. When the national budget doubled following an increase in phosphate revenue … Read more “Hôtel de la Paix then and now”

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Pictures of Lomé, Togo in 1958 from the Todd Webb archives

Todd Webb was an American photographer notable for documenting everyday life and architecture in the US. After he was hired in 1957 by the UN to capture its general assembly … Read more “Pictures of Lomé, Togo in 1958 from the Todd Webb archives”

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The Founders of Lomé

The Founders of Lomé circa 1895
The founders of Lomé (formerly bey-beach) circa 1895. Seated from left to right: Aflao Chief, Dovi Avon Ayivon, Equagou, Georges Koudawoo, Anthony, Robert Adjamah, Etsri Dapensu.
Source: Histoire des Togolais,
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