Education

Teacher trainee allowance: Prof. Naana Opoku-Agyemang’s claim misleading

The 2020 vice-presidential candidate of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Prof. Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang, has said her party did not cancel the teacher trainee allowance. The professor, who was the education minister in the...

FACT-CHECK: Has Gov’t provided free WiFi for over 700 SHSs?

On Thursday, April 7, Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawmia delivered the much-anticipated lecture on Ghana’s economy. One of the claims the Veep made at the lecture was that the government had provided free WiFi for...

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...

Who Really Started Free SHS: Mahama or Akufo-Addo? Here are the Facts

The debate about who initiated the Free Senior High School policy has resurged with political figures of the two main political parties, New Patriotic Party (NPP) and National Democratic Congress (NDC), claiming to be...

Education Sector in NPP 2020 Manifesto: Here are the False, Misleading Claims

On Saturday, August 22, the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) launched its 2020 manifesto at an event at the University of Cape Coast. The manifesto details the policies, programmes and projects the NPP government hopes...

Napo’s Presentation in Parliament: These 4 Claims are False!

On August 11, 2020, the Minister of Education, Dr. Mathew Opoku Prempeh (Napo), presented a statement to parliament. The presentation was part of a special dispensation granted by the Speaker of Parliament to Ministers to...