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Ghana’s Press Freedom Ranking – Mahama’s Claim Completely False

In commemoration of the World Press Freedom Day Celebrations on May 3, 2020, former President John Dramani Maham delivered a speech through his social...

Countering COVID-19 Fake News: MFWA Upscales Fact-Checking Initiative, Partners 50 Media Organisations

In an effort to effectively deal with the proliferation of fake news and misinformation around the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Media Foundation for West...

Covid-19: Safety Tips for Pregnant Women

Pregnancy is associated with a lot of mixed emotions for the expectant mother and all other parties involved in this process of bringing forth...

No, Dangote has NOT Advised Against Donating to African Leaders

An online news portal, ghanahubnews.blogspot.com, has published a story which is suggesting that Aliko Dangote, the President of Dangote Group, has called on Africans...

How to Spot Fake News

Many of us may be receiving loads of information on COVID-19 either via WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter and several other social media platforms from family,...

Covid-19: Is there a Risk of Getting Infected through Sex?

In the wake of the outbreak of the novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Center for Disease Control (CDC)...

Obama has NOT Asked Africans to Reject COVID-19 Vaccines

A post attributed to Former US President, Barack Obama, asking Africans “to be smart, and to ensure that coronavirus vaccines do not enter African...

5G NOT Causing, Spreading Coronavirus

In the last few weeks, conspiracy theories suggesting that 5G is causing and spreading coronavirus (Covid-19) has emerged and circulating across news media channels...

No, WHO Ghana has NOT Warned of Impending Peak Period of Covid-19 Infection

There is a message circulating on social media that the World Health Organisation (WHO), Ghana, is warning Ghanaians to stay indoors on a particular...

Noguchi has NOT Approved COA FS as Treatment for Covid-19

A news story published by the online media portal, dailymailafrica.com, on March 25, 2020, suggests that Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMMR), one...

COVID-19: 4 Online Resources to Help Journalists Verify Information

The impact of COVID-19 across the world has increased people’s anxiety as well as quest for information. People want to know the latest news...

Key Highlights of the Impact of COVID-19 on Ghana’s Economy

On Thursday, March 30, Ghana’s Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, read a statement to Parliament on the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the...

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