Politics

What did Kojo Oppong Nkrumah say was Bawumia’s role in setting up E-levy?

The flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Dr Mahamudu Bawumia’s proposition that he would cancel the electronic transaction levy (e-levy) if he becomes president has sparked controversy. There has been intense public debate...

Deep fake video! Visa fraud allegation against Deputy Ambassador to China false

Hours before the ruling New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) parliamentary primaries began, a video emerged on various social media platforms alleging that Ghana’s Deputy Ambassador to China, Nana Akua Owusu Afriyie, had engaged in embezzlement...

Claim that Ghana’s Constitution prescribes jail term for tax evasion false

The leader of the New Force Movement, Nana Kwame Bediako, widely known as Freedom Jacob Caesar or Cheddar, has made claims suggesting that Ghana’s Constitution prescribes a two-year jail term or two-million Ghana cedis...

False! Bawumia has not deleted all his old tweets

Some handles on X ( formerly Twitter) have alleged that Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has deleted tweets he made from 2013 to 2017. Bawumia has deleted all his tweets from 2013 to 2017. You’re...

False! John Mahama did not say he would cancel licensing of teachers

On November 22, 2023, when Vincent Ekow Assafuah, Member of Parliament (MP) for Old Tafo, appeared on TV3's The New Day programme, he claimed Former President John Mahama said he would cancel the licensing...

Did Mahama introduce teachers’ licensure exams?

On November 17, 2023, Presidential Staffer, Dennis Edward Aboagye, shared a post on X (formerly Twitter) suggesting that Former President John Mahama had contradicted himself on his stance on the cancellation of the teacher...

Has Bawumia improved the electoral fortunes of the NPP in the north?

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia is the top candidate in the lead-up to the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) November 4 primaries. Although many predicted that Dr Bawumia was going to win by a majority vote...

False! Akufo-Addo did not order dam spillage as payback to Volta region residents

On Tuesday, October 17, 2023, a popular X (formerly Twitter) handle, @bongoideas, alleged that President Akufo-Addo deliberately ordered the spillage of the Akosombo Dam as an act of retaliation against the people of Lower...

Mahama never said ethnicity was reason Akufo-Addo hadn’t visited victims of Dam spillage

On Monday, October 16, 2023, claims suggesting that Former President John Dramani Mahama had said President Akufo-Addo refused to visit victims of Volta River Authority’s Dam spillage because of their ethnicity emerged on social...