Decolonisation - Africa

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  • Q1

    The African leader who founded the West African National Secretariat to work for the decolonisation of Africa was________.

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    Answer:

    Kwame Nkrumah

    Explanation:

    He was a socialist in outlook and wanted to industrialise his country. Main export of Ghana was cocoa and its production doubled. Forestry, fishing and cattle-breeding expanded rapidly.

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  • Q2

    Joseph Danquah and other nationalists formed United Gold Coast Convention (UGCC) in________.

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    Answer:

    1947

    Explanation:

    Joseph Danquah and other nationalists formed United Gold Coast Convention (UGCC) in August, 1947 and invited Kwame Nkrumah to lead campaign for representative self-government.

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  • Q3

    The leader who led the Kenya African Union (KAU) from 1947 was______.

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    Answer:

    Jomo Kenyatta

    Explanation:

    Kenyatta became the Prime Minister of Kenya after independence in 1963. The British thought he was a moderate in his political ideology.

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  • Q4

    The leader that ruled Ghana till 1966, till he was overthrown by the military was

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    Answer:

    Kwame Nkrumah.

    Explanation:

    Nkrumah was a firm believer in African liberation. He played a key role in the formation of the Organization of African Unity in 1963. He was accused of forming a dictatorship. In 1964, he formed a one-party state. He was overthrown by the military in 1966.

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  • Q5

    The Fanti rulers in the Gold Coast signed an agreement with the British in 1844 to give...

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    Answer:

    legal sanction to colonial status for the coastal area.

    Explanation:

    In 1844, the Fanti rulers signed an agreement with the British. This gave legal sanction to colonial status for the coastal area.

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