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Welcome to the Ewe Association




The Ewe Association was formed in September 2007 with few friends and families from the Volta Region, Ghana. The Ewes come from Ghana, Togo and Benin all of West Africa. The aim of forming the association is to assist and support the future generation with enough knowledge to empower them maintain and promote the Ewe culture such as ewe dances and songs. We also have the aim to extend helping hands to the underprivileged mainly in the areas of health and education and to provide social and welfare support for the members of the association.

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Some prominent people of the Ewes, Ghana

Flt-Lt Jerry John Rawlings Mr. Kofi Awoonor Lt. Emmanuel Kwasi Kotoka
Flight Lieutenant Jerry John Rawlings was born on 22 June 1947 by an Ewe mother from Dzelukope, near Keta in the Volta region. He led the Ghana Air Force in a coup d'état in Ghana1979 and became the country's head of state. Rawlings initially came to power in Ghana following a coup d'état in 1979 and, after initially handing power over to a civilian government, took back control of the country on 31 December 1981, as the Chairman of the Provisional National Defence Council. He remained in power in this way until 1992, when he resigned from the Armed Forces, founded the National Democratic Congress and became the first president of the Fourth Republic. He was re-elected in 1996 for a further four years. A prominent writter, was born on 13 March 1935, a Ghanaian poet and author whose work combined the poetic traditions of his native Ewe people. He was the eldest of 10 children in the family. He was educated at Achimota School and then proceeded to the University of Ghana. While at university he wrote his first poetry book, Rediscovery which was published in 1964. He started writing under the name George Awoonor-Williams. He taught African literature at the University of Ghana. Professor Awoonor was among those who were killed in the September 2013 attack at Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya, where he was a participant at the Story moja Hay Festival Lieutenant General Emmanuel Kwasi Kotoka was born on 26 October 1926 at Alakple, a village in the Keta district of the Volta region. He completed his basic education at the Alakple Roman Catholic School and later the Anloga Senior School in 1941. He started training as a goldsmith but switched to a career in the military. He was a member of the ruling National Liberation Council which came to power in Ghana in a military coup d'état on 24 February 1966. This overthrew the government of Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, the first president of the republic.On 17 April 1967, there was an abortive coup attempt involving junior officers of the regiment located at Ho in the Volta Region. It was code named "Guitar-boy". It led to the killing of Kotoka by Lt. Moses Yeboah after heavy fighting.


Akpe nami kataa - meaning - Thank you all