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1. Inordinate ambition by

young military officers has

been identified as one of

the factors for political

in some developing

countries

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2. African definition and

conceptualization of

democracy are based on

Western

_and orientation

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3. The major palyer in the

ECOMOG activities is

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4. The 1775 industrial

revolution in the

turned African countries to

mere producers of raw

materials

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5. The Casablanca bloc,

which emerged in 1961 was

known as

Group

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6. Legitimate Trade is an

offshoot of

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7. The firstpolitical party to be

formed in Nigeria

was………………….

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8. "Democratic Centralism"

was a version of African

Socialism promoted by

former President

Toure of Guinea

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9. Most African countries were

colonised either by

conquest or by

………………………

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10. President

got U.S. Congress approval

for Arican Growth and

Opportunity Act (AGOA)

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11. The 'West African Pilot' was

founded by…………….. as

an instrument against

colonialism

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12. One of these is not a

feature of a military

government

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13. In 1965, TANU was

legalized as the sole

political party in

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14. In most African countries,

the process of imperialism

and colonialism started with

slave trade and missionary

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15. One of the last generation

of African sit-tight Leaders

is ……………….

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16. The major policy of colonial

rule could be summarized

as …………...

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17. Stability, rapid economic

development and unity, are

some of the reasons

advanced by some African

leaders to justify

Party system

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18. The first black African

colony to attain political

independence was

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19. Some measures taken by

African leaders to eradicate

the vestiges of colonialism

from African continent is

known as

Process

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20. The followings but one, are

the features of African

politics

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21. Gamal Abdul-Nasir was the

post-independe

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22. Nigeria was not a Republic

until

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23. Liberia and

were the only African

countries never colonized

by any European power

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24. The attacks by the

……………… against the

evils of colonialism also

aided the decolonization

process in Africa

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25. One of the factors that

affected the spread of

western education in the

Northern part of Nigeria

was the restriction on

…………………………..

activities

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26. The idea of One Party

System was promoted in

Africa in the immediate

post-independence era for

the following reasons,

except

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27. The first military coup took

place in Nigeria on

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28. One of the major obstacles

to women political

participation in Northern

Nigeria is

Culture

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29. One of the Nigeria's

neighbouring country that is

not a member of ECOWAS

is

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30. One of the features of

African politics is

………………

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31. The vestiges of 'sit-tight

syndrom' is more prevailent

in …………………….

politics

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32. All the following Nigerian

Governors except one,

were removed from office

through impeachment

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33. The first African country to

have elected female

President is

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34. Most post-independence

African leaders embraced

one-party system in line

with their belief in concept

of African

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35. Loans, monetary aids or

technical assistance, are

some of

_instruments to control

African economies

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36. The type of democracy that

was practiced in Pre￾colonial Africa was called

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37. Nigeria belonged to the

group, which joined with the

radical bloc to form the

OAU in 1963

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38. According to Mengisteab

(2003), pre-colonial African

societies have a rich

tradition of political

economic and

…………………….

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39. According to Richard

Joseph (2006),

……………………… is a

situtation where an

individual seeks a patron

and leans on him/her in

order to benefit from the

privileges of the upper class

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40. What is popularly known as

the ”Mandela option”

suggests

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41. The colonial history of Libya

could be linked to

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42.

One of these African
countries has not witnessed
a military coup

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43. The Nigeria's June 12,

1993 election was annulled

by the military

administration of

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44. In 1925, ……………………

was formed by Ladipo

Solanke to fight colonial

policies in West Africa

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45. The title "Mwalimu" used by

a Tanzanian President

means The Great

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46. Under the bi-polar global

system, the 'cold war' was

between the United States

of America and the defunct

Union of

_Socialist Republics

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47. In 1979, Nigeria

nationalized the assests of

Petroleum to prevent

Nigerian oil from getting to

the apartheid regime

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48. Scholars regard the post￾independence relationship

between African countries

and their former imperial

powers as

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49. Prior to the World War II,

Togoland and Cameroon

were colonies of

…………………..

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50. One of the followings was

not a traditional African

nationalist

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51. The Arab Spring that led to

the overthrow some sit-tight

North African leaders

started in

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52. In Sierra-Leone, the

colonial policy distinguished

between the Aborigines and

the ……………….

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53. "Mau Mau" uprising was a

rebellion against White

domination and denial of

Blacks the right to land in

……………..

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54. President

got U.S. Congress approval

for Arican Growth and

Opportunity Act (AGOA)

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55. A general feeling of

allegiance, attachments or

loyalty to one's primordial

group to the detriments of

others in African politics is

called …….

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56. Sir James Wilson

_(15th June, 1955 - 16th

November, 1960) was the

last Nigeria's colonial

Governor-General

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57. The chater establishing the

ECOMOG gave it the

mandate only for

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58. The civil war in one of these

African countries was

accompanied by genocide

in 1994

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59. The campaign for the

extension of the tenure of

President Olusegun

Obasanjo of Nigeria was

killed by the

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60. A country is

_only if there is no any form

of foreign interference in

her domestic affairs

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61. In Ghana, Kwame Nkrumah

was popularly called

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62. One of these institutions is

not directly involved in the

impeachment process

under the Nigerian

constitution

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63. Due to arbitrary

partitionning of Africa, the

Yoruba and Hausa were

divided between

………………………. and

British territories

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64. The first Nigeria's generally

acclaimed 'free and fair'

election was won by Chief

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65. At the early stage of

colonialism, present Ghana

was known as

_coast

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66. The popular saying "seek

first the kingdom of politics,

every ohters shall be added

ujnto it" is credited to a pan￾Africanist called

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67. The first African country to

experience military coup is

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68. The three fundamental

doctrines of imerialism:

Exploitation; Trusteeship;

and Assimilation, which

were espoused in a book

titled "Toward Colonial

Freedom (1947)" and was

written by ……...

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69. Esprit de corps' is a

palance commonly used by

the

and security agencies

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70. The followings but one of

the African countries were

independent by the eve of

World War II

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71. One of the two major blocs

that led to the formation of

the Organization of African

Unity (now AU), was the

_groups

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72. Nigerians rejected the

Structural Adjustment

Programme (SAP) because

it was seen as an IMF

instrument to control the

Nigerian

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73. The first post-apartheid

South African President

was

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74. One of these scholars is not

associated with

Radical/Political Economy

model of analysis

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75. Evangelism and

imperialism were

precursors to

__in Africa

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76. In 1893 New Zealand

recognized the right of

women to

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77. The West African Pilot was

a popular anti-colonial

newspaper in

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78. The acronyms (A.P.R.M)

means African

Review Mecanism

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79. The ………………………

movement provided training

grounds for new African

political leadership in the

post-independece era

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80. According to Nkrumah

(1976:9), the name

Rhodesia was coined from

Cecil Rhodes, the founder

of the ……………….

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81. The first epoch of African

encounter with the

Europeans was the period

of

_Trade

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82. The military outfit known as

ECOMOG was established

as the military wing of

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83. The year popularly referred

to as the African Year of

Independence was

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84. Nigeria joined the United

Nations as 99th member on

October 7,

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85. The 1884 conference

where African countries

were pertitioned took place

in ……………..

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86. One of these former military

rulers in Nigeria was

‘nominated’ as sole

presidential candidate by

the five registered political

parties in 1998

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87. The Acronym CIA means

Central

Agency

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88. The Ashantehene was a

pre-colonial ruler in

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89. The meaning of the political

doctrine known as

"Ujaamah", conied by

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90. The meaning of the popular

title "Osagyefo" given to

Kwame Nkrumah of Ghana

means

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91. The followings except one,

could be described as

benefits from the colonial

origin of African politics

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92. One of the internal factors

that ignited the spirit of

nationalism in Africa was

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93. The 'Warrant Chief' in the

southeasern part of Nigeria

was a creation of …………

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94. The British first got African

Traditional Rulers involved

in administration through

the policy of

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95.

According to Bade
Onimode (1981:96), the
dual economic system
created by colonial masters
were essentially to serve
subsistent needs of the
local paople and

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96. One of these nationalists

was a member of the

Patriotic Front who worked

with Robert Mugabe to

secure independence for

Zimbabwe in 1980

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97. Hellen Sirleaf Johnson of

……………. was the first

African woman to be

elected President

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98. Until October 1, 1960,

Nigeria was one of the

colonial territories of

……………….

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99. One of the following is a

programme of the African

Union (AU)

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100. The first black African

Secretary General of the

United Nations (UNO) is

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101. The official Opposition

Leader in Nigeria during the

First Republic was

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102. By 1922, a political party

was formed in the British

Nigeria but no political party

was formed in any French

colonies until ………..

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103. Until 1946, while the

Northern Nigeria was ruled

directly by the colonial

Governor-General, the

Southern Nigeria was ruled

by the

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104. The second bombardment

of Lagos in 1861, leading to

the annexation that

changed Lagos territory to

become

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105. One of the challenges of

socio-political and

economic integration in

post-colonial African

countries was the

………………… imposed by

the colonial masters

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106. South Africa and a group of

countries in that region are

called

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107. The two groups that formed

the OAU belonged to two

different ideological divides:

Conservative and

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108. United Nation was

established in the year

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109. The first political party in

Nigeria was formed in

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110. One of these political

parties secured

independence for Gold

Coast, later renamed

Ghana in 1957

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111. The Traditional elites were

initiated into politics by the

British when

were created each in both

the Northern and Western

Regions of Nigeria

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112. The concept of Ujaama

(familihood) was

propounded by one of the

following African political

leaders

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113. Most African countries were

colonised either by

conquest or by

………………………

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114. The Beijing Declaration on

Gender Equality, popularly

known as the

Action was proclaimed in

China in 1995

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115. In a democracy, the Fourth

Estate of the realm is

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116. The former Rhodesia is

now known as

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117. One of these African

countries did not practice

One Party System in the

1960s

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118. Fredrick de Klerk was

President up to the year

1989

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119. The first agitation against

imposition of taxes during

the colonial period in

Western Nigeria was

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120. Standardized taxation was

introduced in Africa by

colonial masters to replace

…………… hitherto

collected by African

Traditional Rulers

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121. Nigeria became a

_State, in recognition of her

role against colonialism and

apartheid regime in the

Southern Africa

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122. Under Gen. Murtala Ramat

Mohammed's

administration,

became the centre-piece of

Nigeria's foreign policy

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123. According to Peter Ekeh, “

to problems demand

context and sometimes

models"

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124. The eight point Millennium

Development Goals

(MDGS) was launched by

the

in year 2000

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125. Ghana achieved

………………….. from

Britain in 1957

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126. Rober Mitchel's theory of

Iron Law of Oligarchy better

explains the dominance of

………… in African politics

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127. One of these African

leaders is not guilty of

tenacity of office

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128. In consistent with the

dictataes of colonialism,

………………………….

policy was introduced in

many African colonies

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129. Operations of the

ECOMOG is limited to

_member states

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130. Regional integration by

African countries is difficult

because of

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131. The 'Affirmative Action'

provides that ……………….

of appointive positions

should be reserved for

women

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132. The meeting to reconcile

Ojukwu and Gowon before

the outbreak of civil war in

Nigeria took place in------

Ghana

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133. In the Nigeria’s First

Republic (1960-1966), the

system of government

practiced was

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134. The USA

enacted a Comprehensive

Anti Apartheid Act (CAA)

against the then South

African government in the

year 1986

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135. Williams

sponsored the Anti-Slave

Trade Bill in the British

parliament

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136. The African leader known

as "Mwalimu" was

Nyerere

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137. The book written by Walter

Rotney is titled “How

Europe Underdeveloped

_

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138. The Gambia Independence

Act of

_, was an Act of Parliament

of the United Kingdom

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139. The attacks by the

……………… against the

evils of colonialism also

aided the decolonization

process in Africa

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140. A political system in which

a country is binded to

another powerful foreign

country with the primary

objective of promoting the

economic interest of the

metropole is called …..

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141. The Ghanaian popular

military revolution in the late

70s was led by John James

_Rawlings

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142. The idea of “Democratic

Centralism” was

popularized by one of these

first generation African

political leaders

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143. The policies of Association

and Assimilation were used

in Africa by

…………………………..

and …………………………

respectively

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144. In Ghana, the ruling party

under Kwameh Nkruma

was

(CPP)

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145. The 1995 Beijing

Declaration demanded for

_percent women

representation in

government

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