Politics

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...

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...

Social Media Artwork Projecting over 50% Win for John Mahama, Akufo-Addo Completely False

A viral photo on social media has suggested that the  candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Mahama had 1,121,839 votes representing 53.83 per cent of total votes cast whereas the candidate of...

Planting for Food and Jobs – Agric Minister’s Claim Completely False

The Deputy Minister for Agriculture, responsible for Horticulture, Kennedy Osei Nyarko, has said that the Government of Ghana is the sole financier of the incumbent government’s flagship program, Planting for Food and Jobs. The Deputy...

2020 NPP Manifesto: Claim of Hospital Built in Obuasi, Anyinam and Enyiresi Completely False

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) launched its 2020 manifesto on August 22 at an event at the University of Cape Coast. The manifesto presents a breakdown of what the NPP considers their achievements in...

Unemployment Rate in Ghana: Minister’s Claim Completely False

At the recent Meet the Press organized by the Ministry of Information on Wednesday, September 16, 2020, the Minister of Employment and Labour Relations, Ignatius Baffour-Awuah, made some claims about Ghana’s unemployment rate. According to...

Achievements of Mahama: NDC’s Claim on Four Major Road Projects Misleading

The National Democratic Congress (NDC), on July 29, released a statement to highlight 60 achievements of their flagbearer and former president, John Dramani Mahama. The statement was in response to Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia’s claims of...