Reports

Akufo-Addo makes U-turn on campaign promise

President Akufo-Addo is reported by several media outlets to have said that he and his incumbent New Patriotic Party (NPP) did not promise to build a harbour in Cape Coast, the Central regional capital. The...

No, President Akufo-Addo did not commission a transformer in the Volta Region

On Saturday, September 11, 2021, a video emerged on social media with commentary by a man who identified himself as Strongman, claiming to be NDC’s ‘serial callers executive’. In the video, he alleged, while...

Akufo-Addo’s comparison of costs of interchanges inconsistent, misleading

On July 9, 2021, President Akufo-Addo commissioned the four-tier Pokuase Interchange in Accra. In his address at the ceremony, he compared the cost of some interchanges constructed by his administration with an interchange completed...

Pokuase Interchange: Mahama or Akufo-Addo legacy? Here are the bare facts

President Akuffo-Addo has inaugurated the four-tier Pokuase Interchange today. While members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) are claiming the project to be one of John Dramani Mahama’s legacies, the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP)...

Did a South Africa woman deliver 10 babies?

Last two weeks, a Pretoria-based news organisation, Pretoria News, broke the story that a South African woman had given birth to 10 children. The report, which was republished by many news outlets including the...

Gabby Otchere-Darko’s Claim on Press Freedom Misleading

Gabby Otchere-Darko, a leading member of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) and Senior Partner of Africa Legal Associates, on June 2, 2021, tweeted about the press freedom situation in the United States of...

Education Minister’s Claim about WASSCE Results Completely False

On Tuesday, June 1, 2021, the Minister of Education, Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum granted an interview on Metro TV’s Good Evening Ghana programme. The Minister talked about the government’s flagship Free Senior High School...

April Round-Up: Immunity from COVID-19 Explained; Viral Claim on IMF Downgrade of Ghana Debunked

The onset of COVID-19 inoculation triggered conversation around immunity globally. It became necessary for an explainer from fact-checkers including Fact-Check Ghana and in April, under the headlines, “How Long Does Immunity Last in Protecting...

#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...