Elections

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...

Akufo-Addo’s claim of at least 70% voter turnout in all elections false

During a presentation at the US National Peace Institute on October 12, President Nana Akufo-Addo stated that Ghana has never had less than 70% of registered voters participating in its elections. The President made...

ANALYSIS: Can Alan break the independent candidates’, breakaway party jinx?

A leading member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Alan Kyerematen, on Monday shook the country's political landscape with his decision to go solo in the 2024 elections as an independent candidate. A serial presidential...