Day: April 22, 2019

2020 Nov/Dec WASSCE Registration Fees and Deadline

Reading Time: 4 minutes I’m aware you are here to check the Nov/Dec WASSCE registration fees and the deadline or closing date for the year 2020. I can also sense that you will be glad to discover other essential facts about the private WAEC/WASSCE registration process. Maybe you wish to know if the 2020 NOV/DEC WASSCE registration is still …

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How to Successfully Self-Teach Yourself a Subject

Reading Time: 6 minutes Today you are going to learn how you can successfully self-teach yourself a school subject. Have you ever wondered how you or someone you care about can independently study a subject and go on to score a good grade in an external examination? In this post, I intend to share with you what I did …

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Describe Joshua’s Sending of the Two Spies

Reading Time: 2 minutes   Moses died at the age of 120, still a strong man, on Mount Nebo in the Land of Moab near Jericho. This was just before he had laid his hand on Joshua, the son of Nun, a man full of spirit and wisdom but not equal to Moses, as his successor. The sending of  …

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The Significance of the Jerusalem Temple in the Life and Ministry of Jesus

Reading Time: < 1 minute   It is almost impossible to discuss the life and times of Jesus without mentioning the Jerusalem Temple. This shows how prominently the Temple featured in the work of Jesus. What was the Jewish Temple?   Unlike the Synagogue, there was only one Temple in the whole of Israel.   1. The first temple was …

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Describe the Role of the Synagogue in the Life and Ministry of Jesus

Reading Time: < 1 minute   The Synagogue was one of the best known social and religious institutions in Israel at the time of Jesus. Here are some key functions of the Synagogue during the time of Jesus. 1. The Synagogue was a meeting place for public worship on the Sabbath and on Jewish festival days. 2. The Synagogues, at …

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Significance of Joshua’s Farewell Message to the Israelites at Shechem

Reading Time: 2 minutes   Joshua’s farewell message to the Israelites at Shechem was one of the key moments in the history and religion of Israel. I am about to show you two aspects of Joshua’s farewell message at Shechem. Contents of the message The significance of the message Introduction When the Israelites arrived at Canaan, they conquered many …

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Who Were the Sadducees at the Time of Jesus?

Reading Time: < 1 minute   The Sadducees, just like such other groups as the Pharisees, the Herodians and the Zealots played a major role in the life and ministry of Jesus. Here is a short list of points stating the characteristics and beliefs of the Sadducees as found in the Synoptic Gospels. 1. The Sadducees were a small but …

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Top 7 Characteristics and Beliefs of the Pharisees

Reading Time: < 1 minute   You cannot fail to feel the presence of this group in the narrative of the life and work of Jesus as recorded in the Synoptic Gospels of the New Testament. So who were the Pharisees and what did they stand for? In this very brief post, I present to you the main things you …

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The Reasons for Military Intervention in Politics in West Africa

Reading Time: < 1 minute This is a bullet-point tutorial on the reasons for military intervention in politics in West African countries. You can now have a summarized version of the factors responsible for military intervention in politics in West Africa. 1. Maladministration and economic mismanagement by civilian governments. 2. The desire on the part of civilian governments to stay …

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Reasons for The Emergence of the National Liberation Movement (NLM) in Ghanaian Politics

Reading Time: 2 minutes   In this tutorial, we shall take an in-depth look at the factors responsible for the emergence of the National Liberation Movement in Ghanaian politics just before the country gained independence from colonial rule in 1957. Introduction The National Liberation Movement (NLM) was launched in Kumasi at the Prince of Wales Park on Sunday 19th …

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6 Major Demands of the National Liberation Movement, NLM

Reading Time: < 1 minute   Below is your authoritative list of demands made by the National Liberation Movement (NLM) in the run-up to the attainment of political independence in Ghana. The demands of the National Liberation Movement 1. Federal Form of Government: The N.L.M. demanded a federal form of government which meant each region should have its own government …

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The Causes and Effects of the 1948 Accra Riots in Ghana

Reading Time: 3 minutes Below are the summarized points regarding the causes and effects of the 1948 riots in Ghana’s capital, Accra and other major towns. Introduction Nii Kobina Bonney III, Osu Alata Mantse  (chief of Osu Alata) had been organizing a boycott of European goods across the country to protest against rising prices of essential commodities. It was …

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Top 10 Functions of the President Under the 1992 Constitution of Ghana

Reading Time: 2 minutes   I am about to outline, for your easy understanding, the 10 most important functions of the executive president of Ghana under the 1992 fourth republican constitution. I am still waiting for that great day when Ghana will have her very first woman president. Introduction The 1992 constitution of Ghana provides for a monocephalous executive …

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The Procedure for the Amendment of the 1979 Third Republican Constitution of Ghana

Reading Time: < 1 minute   So what was the procedure for the amendment of the provisions of the erstwhile 1979 third republican constitution of Ghana? Introduction We shall begin with the obvious: the meaning of the term, amendment of a constitution. The amendment of a constitution is the process by which constitutional provisions could be changed when the need …

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Top 4 Contributions of the West African Students Union to Nationalism in West Africa

Reading Time: 2 minutes   The reference point question for this post is this: What contribution did the West African Students Union (WASU) make to nationalism in British West Africa? I said reference point question because The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) could decide to vary the wording of this same question in many other different ways. Also, all …

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