Chereponi-Wenchiki Conflict: Policies, Mediating Roles of Ghana and Togo Governments


  • Dr. David Suaka Yaro, PhD University of Technology and Applied Sciences, Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, CKT-UTAS, Navrongo, Ghana
  • Dr. Munkaila Abdul–Basit Danjoe, PhD Department of Statistics, CKT-UTAS, Navrongo, Ghana
  • Dr. Daniel Dramani Kipo-Sunyehzi, PhD Senior Research Fellow, University of Ghana, Legon Centre for International Affairs and Diplomacy (LECIAD), P.O. Box LG 25 Accra, Ghana



Cheriponi-Wencheki, Chiefdom, Collaboration, Conflict Resolution, Mediation


The study aims to analyze the Cheriponi-Wencheki conflict in terms of the origins, the actors involved and their motivations in the conflict. It examines the roles of Ghana and Togo's governments in the conflict, their efforts in resolving the conflict and the myriad of problems/issues. In doing so, the study adopted quantitative methods, in which data was obtained from the field (many communities in Ghana and Togo), in assessing the impact of the conflict on the people, properties, and the associated factors in both countries. The study found that several people died because of the conflict, many properties were destroyed, and thousands of people were displaced in Ghana and Togo. The conflict was found to have drained the coffers of the two countries much more in Ghana in terms of the deployment of troops -military and police personnel to the conflict zone at the expense of development projects. Despite these efforts of the governments of Ghana and Togo, it was found in the study that the main inhibiting factor towards effective resolution of the protracted conflict was the issue of conflict of interest of leaders. It thereby recommends politicians and Chiefs should strive to do away with bias and factionalism.


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How to Cite

Yaro, D. S., Danjoe, M. A., & Kipo-Sunyehzi, D. D. (2024). Chereponi-Wenchiki Conflict: Policies, Mediating Roles of Ghana and Togo Governments. SCIENCE MUNDI, 4(1), 1–11.