Elections

Video of ‘Bawumia’s convoy’ being blocked at Dadieso: Here’s what we know

Viral videos being shared on social media claim that the convoy of Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia was blocked by irate youth and prevented from entering Dadieso in the Western Region. In the videos being...

Did Mahama lose the 2016 elections by over 1 million votes?

On April 19, 2024, Majority Leader Alexander Afenyo-Markin held a press conference during which he did a comparative analysis of the track record of the current New Patriotic Party (NPP) government led by Nana...

What did Bryan Acheampong say about not handing over power to the NDC?

During the Easter holidays, claims circulated on social media alleging that Bryan Acheampong, the Minister for Food and Agriculture, stated that the New Patriotic Party (NPP) would never hand over power to the National...

Mahama’s claim on how R.M.E. subject is taught in schools false

On Tuesday, March 12, 2024, former president John Dramani Mahama said that Religious and Moral Education (RME) is lost in the education curriculum. He said this at the Assemblies of God Church in Tema during...

Disinformation trends to watch out for in 2024 election season

In recent years, there has been an unprecedented rise in disinformation, especially during election periods. This pervasive phenomenon coupled with the surge in the use of generative artificial intelligence (AI) tools poses a threat...

False! Yaa Naa has not cautioned Mahama against spreading lies

A flyer circulating on some WhatsApp platforms alleges that Yaa Naa Abubakari Mahama II has cautioned the Former President and Flagbearer of the opposition New Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama, against spreading lies...

Mahama’s claim of NDC building every public university completely false

Former President and Flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama, has said that the NDC initiated and built every public university in the country. He made the claim on Saturday, February 3,...

False! Effutu does not have highest number of health centres in Ghana

On December 5, 2023, Member of Parliament (MP) for Effutu Constituency, Alexander Afenyo-Markin, said his constituency has the highest number of health centres in Ghana. Alexander Kwamina Afenyo-Markin, who doubles as the Deputy Majority Leader...

Fiscal discipline during election years: Here’s how Gov’t has fared over the years

Ghana’s government has been consistently criticized for abusing the perks that come with incumbency during election years. Ruling parties have often been cited for abusing institutional, budgetary, and state media resources for their partisan...