How did “Mia de nyigba lolo la” in Ewe become “Yen ara y’asaase ni” in Twi?

Ephraim Amu translated his own famous patriotic song from the original Ewe to Akuapem Twi. If someone else had done the translation, it would not be accepted as a true rendition of the original. But it was the poet himself who translated a text he wrote in his first language into a second language he had learned and mastered well. The question…

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