Definition of Economics Explained

Reading Time: 2 minutes ECONOMICS   DEFINITION: Economics is a science which studies human behaviour as a relationship between ends and scarce means which have alternative uses.   ENDS/WANTS   MEANING: Ends are wants or desires that individual consumers, firms or businesses and government Read More …

The Second Account of Creation

Reading Time: 2 minutes The second account of creation is also known as the Yahwist account (Gen. 2: 4 – 25) HIGHLIGHTS The following are the key points in the second account of creation as found in the Bible. 1.      Man was created first Read More …

8 Practical Ways to Increase Agricultural Output in Developing Countries

Reading Time: 4 minutes It is entirely possible to increase agricultural output in developing countries. Many developing countries, including those in West Africa and the rest of the continent record poor agricultural output every year. This is in spite of the fact that most Read More …

Distinguish Between Foreign Aid and Foreign Investment

Reading Time: < 1 minute Foreign Aid Foreign Aid is the assistance (in the form of resources or commodities such as foreign currency, equipment, technical skills, food, relief items etc.) mostly given by rich countries (Britain, the USA, Germany, Japan etc.) or international organizations and Read More …

Prescribed Texts for WASSCE Literature-in-English 2021 – 2025

Reading Time: 2 minutes Do you plan to sit for the WASSCE Literature-in-English paper in the near future? Are you hoping to be a WASSCE candidate in Nigeria or you will register for your WASSCE for private candidates in Ghana? Whether you will sit Read More …

Top 5 Types of Economic Cooperation Explained in Simple Terms

Reading Time: 2 minutes Do you want to know the basic features that make one form of international economic cooperation different from the others? Maybe you are not familiar with the names of  the various types of international Economic cooperation. We are talking here Read More …

76 Probable WASSCE Economics Questions

Reading Time: 4 minutes   There is a good chance you may come across one or two of these WASSCE Economics questions on problems African economies keep facing in your next WASSCE or other  examination. 76 Probable problem- related questions in WASSCE Economics 1. Read More …

Simple Explanation of Key Cost Concepts in Economics

Reading Time: 6 minutes   Do you wish to get a simple understanding of such terms as implicit cost, explicit cost, marginal cost, accounting cost, money cost, opportunity cost, overhead cost, social cost, total variable cost and many others as they are used in Read More …

5 Most Likely Questions and Answers on French Colonial Administration in West Africa

Reading Time: 8 minutes     QS 1. Describe the main features of assimilation in French West Africa. OR: Describe the policy of assimilation as practised in Senegal before the Second World War   KEY ANSWER POINTS: INTRODUCTION: Assimilation was the policy adopted by Read More …

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 Read More …

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 Read More …

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 Read More …

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 Read More …

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 Read More …

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 Read More …