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Funding against corruption: How has the gov’t approved budgetary requests of accountability institutions?

In the first part of this two-part article, Kwaku Krobea Asante assessed whether President Akufo-Addo’s tenure from 2017-2020 had provided more funding to anti-corruption...

Fact-Check: Has Akufo-Addo’s gov’t better funded anti-corruption institutions than others?

On August 19, 2021, the leadership of the Ghana Anti-Corruption Coalition (GACC) paid a courtesy call on President Akufo-Addo at the Jubilee House. The focus...

False! Mahama has not insulted Asantes

An artwork conveying texts that suggest Former President John Dramani Mahama has made offensive statements against Asantes has emerged on social media. The artwork which...

SONA 2023: Akufo-Addo’s claim on tourism completely false

Tourism was one of the key areas President Akufo-Addo highlighted in his speech on the state of the nation address (SONA) on the floor...

How much must you pay for information under the RTI law?

A major challenge that has encumbered the implementation of the Right to Information (RTI) Law in Ghana (2019, Act 989)  is the fee burden...

Akufo-Addo’s claim on fuel queues in France misleading

President Nana Akufo-Addo on Sunday night responded to calls on him to address the nation on the rising cost of living and general economic...

Akufo-Addo’s tweets about the cedi during Atta Mills-Mahama era

The cedi has been on a free fall against the dollar in the last few days. Currently valued on the average of GH₵ 14 ...

15 FAQs about the Right to Information Law

Fact-Check Ghana is publishing this explainer as part of the global celebrations marking Universal Access to Information. In March 2019, Ghana’s parliament passed its Right...

UK has Motor Insurance Database; Bawumia’s account is false

About two weeks ago, Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia suggested in a speech that the UK does not have a motor insurance database. He made...

Agric minister’s claims on maize-production figures since 1950 completely false

  On Tuesday, June 21, 2022, the Minister of Food and Agriculture, Dr Afriyie Akoto, appeared on Joy FM to discuss topical issues concerning his...

False! Ken Ofori-Atta did not say Gov’t spent GH¢36 million on agenda 111 logo

News is circulating on social media that Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, has said government spent GH¢36 million on designing the agenda 111 logo. The...

“There was no procurement process” – Transport Ministry contradicts Paul Adom-Otchere on airport X’mas tree saga

The Ministry of Transport has stated that “there was no procurement nor bidding process for the award of contract” in the controversial Christmas tree...

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