Togo (i/ˈtoʊɡoʊ/), officially the Togolese Republic (French:République Togolaise), is a country in West Africa bordered by Ghana to the west, Benin to the east and Burkina Faso to the north. It extends south to the Gulf of Guinea, where its capitalLomé is located. Togo covers 57,000 square kilometres (22,000sqmi), making it one of the smallest countries in Africa, with a population of approximately 7.5 million.
From the 11th to the 16th century, various tribes entered the region from all directions. From the 16th century to the 18th century, the coastal region was a major trading center for Europeans in search of slaves, earning Togo and the surrounding region the name "The Slave Coast". In 1884, Germany declared Togoland a protectorate. After World War I, rule over Togo was transferred to France. Togo gained its independence from France in 1960.
Leading international money transfer provider Small WorldFinancial Services (Small World), has signed a partnership with Ecobank -the leading Pan-African banking group, based in Lomé, Togo...Direct transfer to Bank accounts, mobile wallet; and cash pick up at any Ecobank location ... ”NanaArabaAbban, Ecobank Group Consumer Banking head, added.
Africa’s burgeoning mobile banking industry has gained fresh momentum with governments boosting payments through phones, a measure aimed at curbing the coronavirus by reducing the physical exchange of cash ...Nigerian start-up digital bank Kuda said it opened more accounts in April than the last three months combined.
JOHANNESBURG - Africa’s burgeoning mobile-banking industry has gained fresh momentum with governments boosting payments through phones, a measure aimed at curbing the coronavirus by reducing the physical exchange of cash ...Nigerian startup digital bank Kuda said it opened more accounts in April than the prior three months combined.
The WorldBank has approved $8.1 million to assist Togo’s efforts to further boost the fight against the disease. According to the World Bank (April 29, 2020), The Covid-19 Emergency Response Project will allow Togo to strengthen surveillance, early detection and confirmation of ...