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The Features of the 1956 Loi Cadre Reforms in French West Africa

Reading Time: 1 minute Here comes an outline of the main features of the 1956 Loi Cadre (Outline Law) reforms in French West Africa. Introduction As a result of certain political developments which took place between 1946 and 1956, the French introduced further reforms under the Loi-Cadre or Outline Law of 1956. Under the Loi-Cadre, the French passed a …

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Top 10 Ways the President Relates to Parliament Under the 1992 Constitution of Ghana

Reading Time: 2 minutes   Here are the points you need to state any six ways the President relates to parliament under the 1992 Fourth Republican Constitution of Ghana. Please note Even though the question appears to focus on Ghana, you can apply it to your country’s situation (Nigeria, Liberia, Sierra Leone, The Gambia etc) and use the same …

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12 Reasons Why the Convention People’s Party Dominated Ghanaian Politics Between 1951 and 1966

Reading Time: 4 minutes So why did the Convention People’s Party (C.P.P.) dominate Ghanaian politics from 1951 to 1966? In this brief tutorial, we are going to highlight the reasons why the Convention People’s Party (C.P.P.) won the 1951 elections and subsequent ones in Ghana. Introduction By the end of 1950, the Convention People’s Party had already won several …

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The Effects of the Second World War on Nationalism in British West Africa

Reading Time: 3 minutes   In this tutorial, we are going to identify the major effects of the Second World War on nationalism in British West Africa. Specific examples will be drawn from the Gold Coast (Ghana). What if you are not a WASSCE candidate in Ghana? Maybe you are a student in Nigeria, The Gambia, Liberia or Sierra …

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The Objectives of the United Gold Coast Convention, UGCC

Reading Time: 1 minute Hello. This quick tutorial is meant to answer this very likely WASSCE question: Outline any three objectives of the United Gold Coast Convention (U.G.C.C.). The following are the main objectives of the United Gold Coast Convention. 1. To use all legitimate and constitutional means to achieve self- government within the shortest possible time. 2. To …

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Top 6 Important Achievements of the United Gold Coast Convention, UGCC

Reading Time: 1 minute This tutorial highlights six significant achievements of the United Gold Coast Convention (U.G.C.C.) Achievements of the United Gold Coast Convention 1. One notable achievement of The United Gold Coast Convention is that it was the party that pioneered party politics in Ghana. The formation of the United Gold Coast Convention ushered into the Gold Coast …

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Frederick Bourne Commission – Reason for Establishment and Recommendations

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Frederick Bourne Commission was one of the key commissions set up by the colonial government in the Gold Coast in the run-up to the attainment of independence. This tutorial provides you with clear answers to two important WASSCE questions about the Frederick Bourne Commission. The questions are: What was the reason for the establishment …

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The Membership of the United Gold Coast Convention, UGCC

Reading Time: 1 minute You can now easily answer a question on the composition of the leadership of the United Gold Coast Convention, the first ever political party to be formed in Ghana. Date and place of the formation of the UGCC The United Gold Coast Convention (U.G.C.C.) was inaugurated at Saltpond on 4th August, 1947. Leading members of …

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How a Minister of State is Appointed Under the 1992 Constitution of Ghana

Reading Time: 2 minutes This tutorial is about the procedure that is followed in appointing an individual as a Minister of State under the 1992 Fourth Republican Constitution of Ghana? The 1992 Fourth Republican Constitution of Ghana brought to an end more than a decade of military rule under the Provisional National Defence Council (PNDC) administration of Flt. Lt. …

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7 Reasons Why Indirect Rule Succeeded in Northern Nigeria

Reading Time: 2 minutes So why did the British colonial policy of Indirect Rule succeed in Northern Nigeria? Below is a detailed outline of the points needed to answer this frequently occurring WASSCE question. Introduction Indirect Rule was introduced into Northern Nigeria by Lord Frederick Lugard between 1900 and 1906. It was a system of administration adopted by the …

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