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FACTORS LEADING TO THE ERECTION OF THE FORT PRINZENSTEIN

In 1782 AD, the Anlos was that a Danish lodge at Tornu, up the Volta River was being turned into a fort which would later ruin Ewe land for the slave-raising menace then was at its peak. The Anlos fathers quickly hand-picked some of the fearless men and soon, the building were demolished. Salvadore, the Danish Foreman, could not stand the wrath of the Anlo fathers.Governor-Kioge, not understanding the character and, therefore, the nature of...

BRIEF HISTORY OF WESTERN TOGOLAND

Togoland, covering an area of 87, 200 km2, was a German Colony in West Africa. This peaceful country in West Africa was invaded by the Forces of Britain and France when the First World War broke out in Europe on the 27th August, 1914. The forces of these two countries, otherwise known as the Allied forces, succeeded to dislodge the Germans from Togoland which was shared into two with the Eastern half going to France...

DR KWAME NKRUMAH CANNOT BE DEMOTED TODAY OR TOMORROW

DR KWAME NKRUMAH CANNOT BE DEMOTED TODAY OR TOMORROW. A Nigerian proverb says,if you stoop to see your neighbour’s anus ,then your own anus is wide open for others to see even more easily and clearly. I am very shocked that our president will reduced himself in this way to ridicule.And we will expose them well.I remembered then when Adiak Amimo of BBC Africa service asked the candidate Nana Addo in 2008,that did he think...

Creation of New Regions ( Volta at a glance)

CULTURAL NEWS Wednesday, February 28, 2007 Creation of the regions Volta at a glance Story: Tim Dzamboe  *The great bridge over the River Volta – the ADOMI BRIDGE – one of the biggest in Africa, was completed in 1956 and links Eastern Region to Volta Region. THE Volta Region occupies the eastern part of Ghana, which stretches from the coastal belt into the savanna and occupies a land size of 18093.27 square kilometers or...

The Ewe Tribe, Their Names And Meanings

The Ewe people are an African ethnic group. They are the largest group in Togo, the third largest ethnic group in Ghana, and a minority ethnic group in southern Benin and south western Nigeria. They speak the Ewe language which belongs to the Niger-Congo family of languages. They are related to other speakers of Gbe languages such as Fon, Gen, Phla Phera and the Aja people of Togo and Benin. Demographics Ewe people are located...

The Truth about Volta Region

For GOD so love the Ewes that he blessed us with so many natural resources such as Gold, Iron Ore (Akpafu) Jasper, Manganese ( Kpando), Clinker (Aflao-Kpetoe), Uranium (Amedzorpe), Waters, Crude Oil (Keta), fertile land and several others. These resources were discovered by the Germans during their time on the Ewe land. But it is unfortunate that many are the Ewes themselves who doesn’t know anything at all Many does not know that Volta region...

The Woes of The Continent

Sometimes I feel irritated not because any of my lovely person has laid down the head in everlasting sleep . But woes that many leaders, poets , actors/actress and artists had endeavored to lift up but fall in the nefarious hand of the wicked and some considered dud. Before I proceed with what I have,let me salute these people who tried lifting the albatross hanging on the neck of the continent . Birago Diop(Vanity),Gbemisoda Remi...