Ghana history

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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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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Outline 5 Major Physical Developments that Took Place in Ghana Under the Nkrumah Administration.

Reading Time: 1 minute Here is a summary of the major physical developments that took place during Kwame Nkrumah and the Convention People’s Party rule in Ghana. This was the period just after Ghana gained independence from the British. Kwame Nkrumah and his Convention People’s Party ruled Ghana from 1952 when Nkrumah became Leader of Government Business to February …

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