Oh, he hates Asantes with a passion, and he is so willing to leave Ghana for them and join Western Togoland
, if it became a sovereign nation.
Agitation for the reunification of the Ewe by the All Ewe Conference in British Togoland
and the Gold Coast and the Comite de l'Unite Togolaise (CUT) in French Togo compelled the United Nations to investigate the 'Ewe problem' to see how this could be resolved.
1844 - Germany occupies Southwest Africa, Togoland
Similarly, the Yoruba population could extend into Togoland
. Such an occurrence would formalize the extensive informal, across-the-border ties between these groups that date back a long time, particularly in the case of the north.
Labeodan (2008:2) amplifies that: "They are found in South-Western Nigeria, and in some parts of Benin Republic and Togoland
(67) The territories of the former Ottoman Empire (Syria and Lebanon, Palestine and Transjordan, and Iraq), constituted "A" mandates, whose independence was ante portas and enjoyed internal autonomy, German territories in Central Africa (the Cameroons, Togoland
, Tanganyika, Rwanda-Urundi) became "B" mandates with the Mandate given responsibility of their administration, while "C" mandates (South West Africa and the Pacific Islands) were "best administered under the laws of the Mandatory as integral portions of its territory." (68)
The day before, Anglo-French forces made up of Ghanaian, Nigerian, Sierra Leonean, Gambian and Beninese troops had invaded German Togoland
in West Africa.
Upon the outbreak of war, British and colonial forces took immediate offensive action against isolated German colonies, such as Togoland
England, Scotland, Poland, Bechuanaland (now Bo.tswana), Togoland
(now split into Togo and part of Ghana), New Zealand, Thailand, Somaliland, Swaziland.
They came from various quarters on the West African coast, including Togoland
, Nigeria and other places.
In west Africa a combined British and French force had fired the first shots of the war in attacking the German colony of Togoland
By the 1950s, when independence was approaching, the colonial authorities also held 'British Togoland
', their end of the divided German protectorate to the east of the Gold Coast as Ghana was then called.