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Aims and Objectives of ECOWAS, NEPAD, AGOA, IDA, EEC – WASSCE

Reading Time: 3 minutes Below are summarized points for the aims and objectives of ECOWAS, NEPAD, AGOA, IDA, EEC. You definitely need to know and remember these points about the aims and objectives of major world Economic Organizations for the WASSCE Economics paper. We will begin with the aims and objectives of The International Development Association (I.D.A) Aims and …

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Top 10 Demands of the National Congress of British West Africa (NCBWA)

Reading Time: 2 minutes You can now have your complete list of the major aims and demands of the National Congress of British West Africa (NCBWA). The National Congress of British West Africa was the first inter-territorial nationalist movement to be formed in British West Africa. Its membership was drawn from The Gambia, Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone. The …

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Why The Aborigines Rights Protection Society (ARPS) Collapsed

Reading Time: 2 minutes This tutorial will take you through the most important reasons why the Aborigines’ Rights Protection Society collapsed. Despite its modest achievements, the Aborigines’ Rights Protection Society did not last long enough to transform itself into a vibrant political party. Below are the causes of the failure of the Aborigines’ Rights Protection Society (ARPS) to metamorphose …

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Summary and Analysis of Raider of the Treasure Trove

Reading Time: 3 minutes In this WASSCE Literature-in-English tutorial,you will find a complete summary of Lade Wosornu’s poem, Raider of the Treasure Trove. Trust me to lead you to the subject and the meaning of Raider of the Treasure Trove. We shall also do a detailed analysis of Raider of the Treasure Trove. However, let’s begin with the full …

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5 Achievements of the Aborigines’ Rights Protection Society

Reading Time: < 1 minute You are about to discover the achievements of the Aborigines’ Rights Protection Society (ARPS). You can find another tutorial on the aims and objectives of the Aborigines’ Rights Protection Society here. The key point in that tutorial is that the ARPS was a typical proto-nationalist movement formed by the Gold Coast intelligentsia and wealthy businessmen …

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The Objectives of the Aborigines’ Rights Protection Society (ARPS)

Reading Time: < 1 minute This tutorial will outline the aims or objectives of the Aborigines’ Rights Protection Society (ARPS). Formation of the ARPS The Aborigines’ Rights Protection Society or ARPS was a Gold Coast protest movement formed in May 1897 at Cape Coast. The brain behind to formation of the Aborigines’ Rights Protection Society was John Mensah Sarbah. Some …

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Character and Role of The Commissioner of Police in Harvest of Corruption

Reading Time: 3 minutes I seriously think you should begin taking a closer look at the character and role of the Commissioner of Police in Harvest of Corruption. You are not alone if you keep wondering if there is much for anyone to say about the character of the Commissioner of Police in Harvest of Corruption. Personally, I was …

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9 Reasons for the Electoral Success of the Progress Party

Reading Time: 3 minutes We want to identify the key factors that contributed to the electoral success of the Progress Party (PP) in the 1969 second republic elections in Ghana. The Progress Party, popularly known as PP, was founded and led by Dr Kofi Abrefa Busia. It won the 1969 General elections with a landslide victory. Below were the …

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Proto-Nationalism in West Africa – Causes, Features and Achievements

Reading Time: 3 minutes This brief tutorial will teach you the definition, causes, features and achievements of proto-nationalism in British West Africa. Note that the four colonies that we normally refer to as British West Africa are The Gambia, The Gold Coast (Ghana), Nigeria and Sierra Leone. Remember, also, that Liberia, though an English-speaking country, has never been a …

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Subject Matter of “Song of The Women of My Land”

Reading Time: 4 minutes Today you will have a summary of the subject matter of “Song of the Women of My Land” This post is about the subject matter or the meaning of Oumar Farouk Sesay’s poem, Song of the Women of My Land. “Song of the Women of My Land” explores the poet’s concerns about the way his …

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Top 6 Comprehension Past Questions and Answers (PDF)

Reading Time: 14 minutes I’ve got some really cool comprehension past questions and answers I know you would love to have. You are free to download and/or print the PDF copy of this set of WASSCE Comprehension past questions and answers Simply keep on reading and you will soon get to the place where you can download your FREE …

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The Subject Matter of “The Leader and the Led”

Reading Time: 4 minutes This post will give you a summary of the subject matter of Niyi Osundare’s poem, “The Leader and the Led”. It is all about the meaning of The Leader and the Led. “The Leader and the Led” is just one of the many poems written by the renowned Nigerian poet, Niyi Osundare. Without further ado, …

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Consider Romeo and Juliet as a Tragedy

Reading Time: 6 minutes The purpose of this post is to take a close look at the reasons why we may consider William Shakespeare’s play, Romeo and Juliet as a tragedy. To perform the above task effectively, I shall attempt a step by step answer to the following questions: What makes a play a tragedy? Is Romeo and Juliet a …

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William Shakespeare – A Brief Biography

Reading Time: 2 minutes At long last, you will now know all the important details of the biography of William Shakespeare, the English playwright and poet. Ready? Let’s go! William Shakespeare, the playwright, was born in 1564 in the town of Stratford-upon-Avon in England. Shakespeare’s father was a wealthy trader. His mother also came from a rich family. Shakespeare …

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Significance of the Plot of Romeo and Juliet

Reading Time: 2 minutes I want us to take a closer look at the plot of Romeo and Juliet. This is a follow-up tutorial to the one in which I gave you my straightforward, no-meandering-around-the-curves plot summary of Romeo and Juliet. My focus here today is going to be on something equally relevant. I’m talking about the significance of …

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