Reports

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...

Ghana’s 8th Parliament of the 4th Republic: List of Leaders, Members and their Constituencies

On January 7, 2021, 275 elected Members of Parliament were sworn into Office for a four-year term, forming the 8th Parliament of the Fourth Republic of Ghana. This follows their elections in the December 7,...

How Fact-Check Ghana Combated Fake News in Ghana’s Election 2020

In Ghana, presidential and parliamentary elections are the height of all political activities. The electioneering period is characterized by intensive media campaigns and debates, heated political discussions on both mainstream and social media and...

False! Anas is NOT Screening an Exposé on Election 2020

A number of artworks and commentaries have emerged and are going viral on various social media platforms suggesting that renowned Investigated Journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas, is about to screen an expose he has produced...

Fake! BBC has not Reported on the Use of Military in Ghana’s Elections

A photo with a news headline “Ghana's peaceful election dented for the first time. Opposition refuses to accept the largely flawed election" which is alleged to be coming from the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)...