Reports

Cost of Free SHS: Figures from Finance, Education ministries contradictory

  The Akufo-Addo administration started the implementation of its flagship education policy, Free Senior High School, in September 2017. The policy has received cheers for increasing access to senior high school, particularly among the most vulnerable...

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 crises. The president’s prime-time speech was meant to address the economic...

Sam George’s claim about “unprecedented” data breach in Australia is misleading

On Monday, October 3, 2022, the Member of Parliament for Ningo-Prampram, Samuel Nartey George, stated on Accra-based Asempa FM that 12 million Australians have lost their personal data to a cyber-attack. The MP said this...

The attendance records of the 27 council of state members paid GH₵ 9.7m ex-gratia

The relevance of the Council of State has come under intense scrutiny once again. Some say the body has become an assemblage of septuagenarians and political appointees who give non-binding advice to the president. This...

 Explainer: Russia and Ukraine are not part of countries with highest food inflation rate. But Ghana is

  The World Bank has announced that both Russia and War-torn -Ukraine are not part of the world's 10 highest food inflation-hit countries in the world. Ghana, however, is part, alongside Zimbabwe, Lebanon, Sri Lanka and...

Paul Adom-Otchere’s claim on Togbe Afede’s Council of State meeting attendance completely false

The host of Good Evening Ghana on Metro TV, Paul Adom-Otchere, claimed on his show on June 7, 2022, that former Council of State member, Togbe Afede XIV, attended only 39 meetings during his...

Full list: President Akufo- Addo scores high on appointment of female judges

  President Nana Akufo-Addo has put 102 superior court judges on the bench ever since he assumed office in January 2017. Out of the number, 46 are women, representing 45% of all the superior court judges...

Captain Smart’s claim on Ghana’s free electricity export to Togo completely false

On August 17, 2022, the host of Onua Maakye TV show, Blessed Godsbrain Smart, popularly known as Captain Smart, stated that Ghana distributed free electricity to Togo. Captain Smart said this when the Electricity Company of...

John Kumah’s claim on Ghana being the third strongest currency in Africa false

The Deputy Minister of Finance, Dr John Kumah, stated on Friday, September 9, 2022, that Ghana's cedi was currently the third strongest currency in Africa. According to him, claims that Ghana’s cedi was the worst...