Reports

#FixTheCountry Campaign – Here are the False and Misleading Claims in Bawumia’s Response

Last Thursday, Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia posted a list of the country’s problems which he claimed the Akufo-Addo-led administration had solved or was solving. This was an apparent response to issues raised by...

Misleading! Ghana has NOT been Downgraded to Low Income Country

It emerged yesterday (April 12, 2021) on various social media pages that Ghana has been downgraded from a lower-middle-income country to a low-income country. The claim was shared by many social media handles, notable among...

SONA 2021: Here’s a Mixture of Akufo-Addo’s False, Misleading and Contradictory Claims

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo delivered the State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Tuesday, March 9, 2021, at the Parliament House. In his speech, he made claims about the government’s contribution to education, food...

Video: Ministerial Vetting – Agric Minister-Designate Makes False Claim about Planting for Food and Jobs

The Minister-designate for Food and Agriculture, Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto, engaged in exchanges with the Member of Parliament (MP) for Tamale South, Alhassan Suhuyini, over the funding sources for the Planting for Food and...

Ministerial Vetting: Afriyie Akoto’s Cocktail of False Claims and Contradictions

When Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto, Minister-designate of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture, appeared before the Appointment Committee of Parliament on February 19, 2021, he made some claims about the government’s flagship planting food...

Ghana Has Approved Sputnik V for Emergency Use: Here’s What You Need to Know About the COVID-19 Vaccine

It was announced on February 20, 2021, that Ghana through the Ministry of Health, has authorised the registration and use of the Russian COVID-19 vaccine, Sputnik V. The vaccine was approved under the emergency...

Ministerial Vetting: Claims About Unemployment Rate, Banking Sector Job Losses False

When the minister-designate for the Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations, Ignatius Baffour Awuah, took his turn at the Appointments Committee at the ongoing ministerial vetting in Parliament on February 17, 2020, he made...

Was Speaker of Parliament Alban Bagbin Selected Through Votes or Consensus?

Controversies have emerged in the news media and social media platforms in the last few days on whether the Speaker of Parliament, Rt. Hon. Alban Bagbin, was selected based on the votes of the...

Fake! Parliament House has NOT Hanged John Mahama’s Photo as President of Ghana

Following the election of the Former MP of Nadowli Kaleo, Alban Bagbin, as Speaker of Parliament on January 7, a photo has emerged on various social media platforms suggesting that the Parliament House has...