18,000 (2003 GILLBT).
Western region; Jwira north of Axim from Bamiankaw to Humjibere along Ankobra river (18 villages); Pepesa on Wasa land between Agona Junction and Tarkwa; Dompim is main town. Southwest corner.
Jwira, Pepesa. 60% intelligibility with Nzema [nzi].
A mountain range separates the 2 groups. Traditional religion, Christian.