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Ghana Has Approved Sputnik V for Emergency Use: Here’s What You Need to Know About the COVID-19 Vaccine

It was announced on February 20, 2021, that Ghana through the Ministry of Health, has authorised the registration and use of the Russian COVID-19...

Ministerial Vetting: Claims About Unemployment Rate, Banking Sector Job Losses False

When the minister-designate for the Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations, Ignatius Baffour Awuah, took his turn at the Appointments Committee at the ongoing...

January Roundup: New COVID-19 Variant Emerges, Misinformation on Vaccines Debunked

A year after the first cases of Covid-19 were reported, three new variants of the virus which are mutation of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that...

Does Wearing More Than One Mask at a Time Make You Safer?

Face masks have become very essential protective wear since the COVID-19 pandemic began, having been recommended by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and Centre...

COVID-19: FDA Has NOT Approved Nibima as Cure

There have been claims on various social media platforms suggesting that the herbal medicine, Nibima, has been approved by the Food and Drugs Authority...

COVID-19: Tackling the Confusion, Controversies Around Vaccines

About a year after Coronavirus emerged, scientists and health experts around the world have developed and approved some vaccines as antidote to the virus....

Former Zambian Veep Nevers Mumba’s Claims on COVID-19 Vaccines in Africa Completely False

Since January 14, 2021, a video has been trending on various social media platforms across Africa where the former Vice President of Zambia, Nevers...

New Variants of Coronavirus: Here’s What You Need to Know

In late December 2020, about a year after the first case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was recorded in Wuhan, China, new variants have...

Was Speaker of Parliament Alban Bagbin Selected Through Votes or Consensus?

Controversies have emerged in the news media and social media platforms in the last few days on whether the Speaker of Parliament, Rt. Hon....

Remdesivir is NOT a COVID-19 Vaccine; Not for Use Only in Africa

In the last few days, claims that the anti-viral medication, Remdesivir, is a COVID-19 vaccine being tested only in Africa has emerged. This claim which...

List of Female Parliamentarians and their Constituencies in Ghana’s 8th Parliament

The life of Ghana’s 8th Parliament of the 4th Republic commenced on January 7, 2021. The house has a four-year mandate which is expected...

MFWA Rolls Out Phase Two of COVID-19 Fact-Checking Initiative

Ghana’s COVID-19 cases are on a steep rise with an average of about 600 new cases being recorded each day since the last fortnight....

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