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<email@example.com> The Akposso and Akebu of the plateau region in Togo have a traditional calendar based on a five-day week. In the early 1980s one Essi Kodjo Wokunu was publishing a small Akposso calendar (parallel with the Gregorian one in French along with brief introductory material in Akposso, French, and Ewe, and a list of Akposso first names). I hear from a couple of Togolese from that region working in Niamey (from where I write) that at least until recently this calendar was still being produced. I'm trying through some contacts to find out more from Togo, but in the meantime wondered if anyone on the list had other information. The object is to produce a demo of the calendar for the web. As chance would have it I am in contact with an Akebu working here in Niamey who has a long dormant project with his brother to format an Akebu version for print. Problem is that he has lost track of which day of the week it is. He's checking his sources, but I was curious to know if by any chance someone on H-Africa could tell us what day it is, as it were. The Akposso week is: Ewlè, E*la, Eva, Imlé, Ekpè [the * stands here for a "latin gamma"; the è is an open e the way I hear it]. On the fifth day, Ekpè, certain taboos are traditionally observed. In Akebu, a language very close to Akposso, the fifth day is called Kulè.