Provisional National Defence Council

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  • The Fundamental Principles Of Machiavelli's The Prince

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    came into the political spectrum after an attempted coup d’état in on 15th May 1979. He led a group of 6 military personnel in an attempt to overthrow then military leader Gen. Akuffo. This revolt against the ruling government, Supreme Military Council (SMC), was spurred as he and a few fellow compatriots were “distressed by the perceived corruption of government officials and by drastic declines in the Ghanaian economy” (Johnson). This initial coup was the first steps to displaying virtù and controlling

  • Timeline from World War 1 Up Until Russian Revolution

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    Committees form for just about everything. • March 8: The Provisional Government issues a program of goals and democratic principles, including civil rights and self-government through town dumas. It's hugely optimistic and immediately compromised by the demands of war. The Tsar and his family are arrested. • March

  • The Recorded History Of Ghana

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    The recorded history of Ghana begins in 1471, when Portuguese traders landed on the coast in search of gold, ivory, and spices. Following the Portuguese came the Dutch, the Danes, the Swedes, the Prussians, and the British. Commerce in gold gave way to the slave trade until the latter was outlawed by Great Britain in 1807. The 19th century brought a gradual adjustment to legitimate trade, the withdrawal of all European powers except the British, and many wars involving the Ashanti, who had welded

  • The Effectiveness Of Operation Artemis

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    relocation and invasion. The UN and several regional NGOs placed the absence of any national initiative, displacement, rape, mutilation, mass killings and cannibalism under the eye of the international community. The UN security council authorised ninety peacekeepers to aid in promoting the ‘Lusaka Agreement’ for peace which was well received by the six countries involved and this called for the placement of a provisional authority in Ituri (Hendrickson, 2007). Despite this there was no seeming cessation

  • India and Pakistan Dispute Essay

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    declared that the final status of Jammu and Kashmir would be decided by the people of the State. This declaration was reiterated by India at the UN Security Council when the dispute was referred to that august body, under chapter 6 of the U.N Charter relating to peaceful settlement of disputes. The Security Council adopted a number of resolutions on the issue, providing for the holding of a fair and impartial plebiscite in Jammu and Kashmir under UN auspices to enable

  • liberation of ireland Essay

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    Liberation of Ireland The 1916 Easter Rising The Easter Rebellion, was an armed uprising of Irish nationalists against the rule of Great Britain in Ireland. The uprising occurred on Easter Monday, April 24, 1916, and centred mainly in Dublin. The chief objectives were the attainment of political freedom and the establishment of an Irish republic. Centuries of discontent, marked by numerous rebellions, preceded the uprising. The new crisis began to develop in September 1914, following the outbreak

  • The Role Played by the International Force for East Timor in the East Timorese Efforts to Achieve Independence

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    The Role Played by the International Force for East Timor (INTERFET) in the East Timorese Efforts to Achieve Independence Introduction East Timor (also called Timor-Leste in Portuguese) is a country in Southeast Asia. It was a Portuguese colony from the 16th century up until Portugal’s decolonisation in 1975. In 1976 Timor-Leste was invaded by Indonesia who sought to expand its territory. This lead to the development of long guerrilla warfare between the East Timorese who wanted their independence

  • The United Arab Emirates

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    The United Arab Emirates, more commonly referred to as the UAE, gained independence from England in 1971. The late President, Sheikh Zayid bin Sultan al Nahyan, ruled the UAE from the start of its sovereignty all the way until his death in 2004 (Rugh, 1997, p. 18). Zayid implemented a federal monarchy across the state. Unlike many other monarchies, the UAE has sustained great rule while maintaing peace with its people. Many factors influence this trend and without them the regime of the UAE would

  • Ghana 's National Health Insurance Scheme

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    IN PUBLIC POLICY (5P84) LITERATURE REVIEW: GHANA’S NATIONAL HEALTH INSURANCE SCHEME BY: JACOB JIMMY ASHIMADI STUDENT ID- 5541883 PROF. TIM HEINMILLER   GHANA’S NATIONAL HEALTH INSURANCE SCHEME Ghana made headlines in 2003 with the introduction of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). This milestone initiative

  • The Impact Of Black Friday On American Symbols, Values And Interests

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    direct, potential threat to the American territory. The gravity of the event was manifest not only in terms of the scale of the attacks, but also in terms of the “direction in which the guns were pointed.” As Chomsky explains [t]he last time the national territory of the United States was under attack, or for that matter even threatened, was when the British burned