News – Togo: President (2020)

Insights – Togo: President (2020)

President Faure Gnassingbé has won a fourth mandate with 72.36% of the vote, according to official results. The announcement was contested by the opposition, which claims serious irregularities.

Agbéyomé Kodjo, Gnassingbé's primary challenger, won 18.37% of the vote, while third-placed Jean-Pierre Fabre got 4.35%. Participation was 76.63%, according to the electoral commission. → Read the rest “Insights – Togo: President (2020)”

News – Togo: President (2020)

News – Togo: President (2020)

News – Togo: President (2020)

Africa’s emerging polio problem

At the end of 2019, Science connected the dots on a range of polio incidents across 12 countries last year that left 196 children paralyzed.

The culprit was not wild poliovirus — the long-time public health bogeyman — but polio type 2 that emerged from previous vaccinations. The vaccine uses weakened strains of the virus, which can change over time to behave more like the naturally occurring version of the virus. → Read the rest “Africa’s emerging polio problem”