Functions Performed by Traditional Rulers in Pre-Colonial West Africa

Reading Time: < 1 minute The above WASSCE Government question could be asked in at least two other different ways. WHAT WERE THE MAIN FUNCTIONS PERFORMED BY TRADITIONAL RULERS IN PRE-COLONIAL WEST AFRICA? OR: IDENTIFY SIX ROLES PLAYED BY THE CHIEFS IN THE AKAN PRE-COLONIAL POLITICAL SYSTEM Here, I demonstrate to you an outline of an acceptable essay on a …

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Reasons Why the Educated Elite Opposed Indirect Rule in British West Africa

Reading Time: < 1 minute Opposition to indirect rule in British West Africa intensified between the two world wars of 1914 – 1945. Proto-nationalist groups like the National Congress of British West Africa (NCBWA) as well as radical freedom fighters like Kwame Nkrumah saw many weaknesses in the system. They initially called for reforms and later, a total dismantling of …

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7 Main Reasons Britain Adopted Indirect Rule in British West Africa

Reading Time: 2 minutes So why did the British adopt the Indirect Rule system in administering their West African colonies during the colonial period? Well, you will now know the reasons why Britain introduced Indirect Rule to British West Africa. But I think it is proper for us to get a clear meaning of the term “Indirect Rule” first. …

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The Meaning and Importance of the Rule of Law

Reading Time: 3 minutes The purpose of this tutorial is to assist every WASSCE Government student/candidate to easily understand the important concept of the Rule of Law. As you may be aware, Rule of Law one of the key topics in the WASSCE Government syllabus. The vital components of this tutorial are: Definition of the Rule of Law Importance …

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Sample WASSCE English Summary Answers #2

Reading Time: 2 minutes Read the following passage carefully and answer in your own words, as far as possible, the questions that follow. Passage There were certain underlying conditions that enabled department stores grow up when they did. From the start, they all catered for middle-class customers and set out to convey to them an air of luxury and …

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Sample WASSCE English Summary Answers #3

Reading Time: 3 minutes Read the following passage carefully and answer in your own words, as far as possible, the questions that follow. Passage Poverty, like malaria, is pandemic in many developing countries in sub-Saharan Africa. Why are most of these countries so economically backward and so slow to develop even many years after they have freed themselves from …

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Sample WASSCE English Summary Answers #4

Reading Time: 3 minutes Read the following passage carefully and answer, in your own words as far as possible, the questions that follow. Passage Governments argue that taxes are a necessary evil – the price we pay for a civilized society. Whether you agree with that sentiment or not, it is undeniable that the price is usually a high …

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The Wonders of the Self-Help Miracle

Reading Time: 2 minutes Self-help, to me, is simply the act of relying more on one’s own resources – mental , physical, emotional, material and spiritual – however inadequate, to attain one’s personal goals. What Self-Help is Not When we talk of self-help, we are by no means talking of self-indulgence. Neither are we referring to the unwillingness on …

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How to Register for Nov/Dec WASSCE in 2020

Reading Time: 6 minutes There are just a few simple steps to take to register for Nov/Dec WASSCE in 2020 as a private candidate. But before I take you through the steps you need to take to complete your Nov/Dec WASSCE registration as a private candidate, let’s find out what this WASSCE is all about. What is WASSCE? WASSCE …

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Introduction to WASSCE Summary Ecourse

Reading Time: 9 minutes Hello, I created this short WASSCE Summary ecourse with you in mind. TAKE ME TO SUMMARY SOLUTIONS PACK 1 I want to help you discover the essential steps that go into producing an excellent summary answer in the WASSCE English Language Summary or a related test paper. Now let’s get to business. No time to …

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The Sample Summary Solutions Series Pack 1 (SSSSP1)

Reading Time: 5 minutes Hello, I’m giving you sample answers to standard WASSCE level summary questions. I proudly call these tutorials The Sample Summary Solutions Series Pack (SSSSP) I trust that these series of recommended answers to WASSCE level summary questions will enable you to know exactly what to do when the time comes for you to sit for …

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The Panic of Growing Older

Reading Time: < 1 minute Here is the full text of the poem The Panic of Growing Older by the Gambian poet, Lenrie Peters. LENRIE PETERS: THE PANIC OF GROWING OLDER Stanza One The panic of growing older spreads fluttering winds from year to year Stanza Two At twenty stilled by hope of gigantic success time and exploration Stanza Three …

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5 Strategies to Motivate Yourself to Keep Learning

Reading Time: 3 minutes It is possible to motivate yourself to learn more in spite the common difficulties that confront the average student. Never assume for a second that you are the only person who occasionally runs low on gas when it comes to studying an academic subject. There are many out there who struggle to cope with their …

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5 Great Advantages of Independent Learning

Reading Time: 3 minutes There are awesome advantages of independent learning. This is why you do not have to wait for someone to teach you all you need to know. Just take a quick look at the below advantages of independent learning. 1. Independent learning quickens personal growth Truly, with the coming of the internet, it is now easier …

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3 Learning Difficulties You Can Overcome

Reading Time: 3 minutes The learning difficulties adult learners face during the weeks and months of preparation for an external examination are very similar. This is what I’ve learnt in my more than 20 years of experience dealing with adult learners. Dealing with learning difficulties It is possible that you or someone you care about is facing at least …

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