Togbi Sri II(1852–1956) was the Awoamefia (ruler) of the Anlo people of South East Ghana from 1906 to 1956.
Sri II attended the Bremen Mission schools in Keta before working as a clerk in Sierra Leone and the German Cameroons.
Upon becoming Awoamefia, Sri II modernised the role, developing it into a constitutional monarchy. He abandoned the traditional practice of living in seclusion, and removed the ban on the wearing of European clothing in Anloga. He became friends with Francis Crowther, the District Commissioner at Keta, which helped him expand the influence of the Anlo Traditional StateIn 1912 Crowther, then Secretary for Native Affairs in the Gold Coast included Avenor, Afife, Aflao, Dzodze, Fenyi, Klikor, Some and Weta in the Anlo State.
Keta is a town in the Volta Region of Ghana. It is the capital of the Keta Municipal District.
The Anlo Ewe are a sub-group of the Ewe people of approximately 6 million people, inhabiting southern Togo, southern Benin, southwest Nigeria, and south-eastern parts of the Volta Region of Ghana; meanwhile, a majority of Ewe are located in the entire southern half of Togo and southwest Benin. They are a patrilineal society governed by a hierarchal, centralized authority. Their language is a dialect of the Ewe language, itself part of the Gbe language cluster. The Ewe religion is centered on a supreme god Mawu and several intermediate divinities. Christianity has now been accepted in every part of Anlo Ewe land and with minority of the people still believing vodun beliefs. The vodun also known as part of the traditional religion is now becoming a previous religion. The youth of the community today accepting Christianity much more. However, those who still believe in the vodoo worship also believes their tradition is a factor that keeps integrity and probity while Christianity stands to pave way for integrity, honesty and probity to be washed away as years go by and it is for this reason they always do away with this Christianity when it comes to issues of accountability.
James Victor Gbeho is a Ghanaian lawyer and diplomat who was President of the ECOWAS Commission from 2010 to 2012, to which position he was unanimously elected at the 37th Summit of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the 15 Member States.
The Keta Municipal District is one of the twenty-five districts in the Volta Region. Keta Municipal district capital and administrative centre is Keta.
Woe is a small rural town in Ghana's Volta region near the larger town of Keta. Woe's economy relies heavily on fishing.
Fort Prinzenstein is a fort located at Keta, Ghana which was used in the slave trade. Many such forts were built in Africa, but Prinzenstein is one of the few that lie east of the Volta River. Keta served as an open port until the Tema Harbour commenced its operation to the west in 1962. The fort has been designated a World Heritage property.
Padmore Enyonam Agbemabiese is a Ghanaian poet and scholar currently lecturing in the Department of African American and African Studies at Ohio State University.
Ferdinand Kwasi Fiawoo was a Ghanaian religious minister, playwright and educator, founder of Zion College, the first secondary school in Ghana's Volta Region.
Clement Kofi Humado is the Member of Parliament for the Anlo constituency in Ghana. He is also a former Minister for Food and Agriculture in Ghana.
Keta Lagoon, also called Anlo-Keta lagoon, is the largest of the over 90 lagoons that cover the 550 km stretch of the coastline of Ghana. This lagoon is 126.13 km in length. It is located in the eastern coast of Ghana and separated from the Gulf of Guinea by a narrow strip of sandbar. This open salty water is surrounded by flood plains and mangrove swamps. Together they form the Keta Lagoon Ramsar site which covers 1200 km2
Anloga is a town in Keta District of the Volta Region in southeast Ghana. It lies east of the Volta River and just south of the Keta Lagoon. Anloga is the forty-seventh most populous town in Ghana, in terms of population, with a population of 35,933 people.
Agbozume or Klikor-Agbozume is a village in Ketu Municipal District in the Volta Region of southeastern Ghana. The main language spoken is the Ewe language.
Anyako is a town in the Volta Region of Ghana. It is bordered at the south by the Keta lagoon. The inhabitants of the town mainly belong to the Ewe tribe. Tracing its establishment to a settlement founded by the Anlos during the migration from Notsie in present-day Togo. Historically the town is the birthplace of The great Ewe poet Hesinor Vinorko Akpalu Akpa., the renown traditional music composer, who was well-known all over the land for his rich repertoire and gift in traditional composition. Charles Kobla Nutornutsi Wovenu, The founder, Apostles’ Revelation Society (ARS) also hailed from Anyako. Kobla Ladzekpo, the founder and director of Zadonu African Music and Dance Company in U.S.A. and Artist El Anatsui. The town has experienced little to no growth over the past thirty years due to sea erosion which affected commercial activities.
Anlo Afiadenyigba is a town in the Volta Region of Ghana. The town is located on the southern part of the Keta Lagoon.
The Hogbetsotso festival(pronounced Hogbechocho) is celebrated by the chiefs and people of Anlo in the Volta region of Ghana. Some major Anlo towns include Anloga (capital), Keta, Kedzi, Vodza, Whuti, Tegbi, Dzita, Abor, Afiadenygba, Anyako, Konu, Alakple, Tsito, Atiavi, Deʋegodo, and many other villages. The festival is celebrated annually on the first Saturday in the month of November. The name of the festival is derived from the Ewe language and translates as, the festival of exodus. or "coming from Hogbe (Notsie)". The celebration of the festival was instituted about four decades ago.
Alakple is a town in the Keta Municipality of the Volta Region of Ghana. This town is situated along the south eastern part of the Keta lagoon. The bust of the prominent Africa American boxer Muhammad Ali is planted at the junction along the Anloga and Dabala road. That road leads to Alakple. This town is prominent for the historical role it plays in the area. It is the home of the Nyigbla, 'god of war' who rode on horseback. The major clan in the town is Ameawo who are the custodians or clan responsible for nugbidodo 'settling disputes'. They are also believed to have control of all palm trees in Anloland. As custodians of Torgbi Nyigbla there are many taboos related to their dressing and food. for instance they are forbidden to wear shirts or blouse and sandals within the shrine.
Francis Crowther was a British colonial official in the British Gold Coast for nineteen years.
The Anloga District is one of the 18 districts in the Volta Region of Ghana. Its southern border is the Atlantic Ocean. To the east is the Ketu Municipal District. The Volta River forms the western border, beyond which is the Greater Accra Region and on the north is the South Tongu District.
The Sagbadre War was a brief punitive expedition carried out by Denmark and its native allies against the Anlo Ewe.
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