Akebu

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A language of Togo

Alternate Names
Akebou, Akébou, Ekpeebhe, Gakagba, Kabu, Kébou, Kebu, Kegberike, kekpeeke, kekpeerike
Population

56,400 (2002 SIL).

Location

Plateaux Region, Akébou and Wawa prefectures east of Ghana, mostly in Kougnohou, Djon, Kamina, Sérégbéné, and Yala.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Language Use

Vigorous. All domains except government, education and with outsiders. All ages. Positive attitudes. Also use Éwé [ewe]. Éwé [ewe] used extensively in church and at the market. Also use Gen [gej]. Gen [gej] used extensively in church and at the market. Also use French [fra].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: Below 1%. More primary and secondary schools now (2011); many children being educated. Radio programs. Bible portions: 2010.
Other Comments

Christian (Protestant), traditional religion.