Politics

National Cathedral: Changing cost and contradictions

In a dialogue with a section of the clergy on June 3, 2024, in Accra, Vice President and Flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, said the clergy should work with the...

Bawumia’s claim of the Gov’t commissioning 10 multipurpose stadia completely false

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has said the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government has so far commissioned ten multipurpose stadia since coming into office in 2017. He made the claim on Thursday, May 16, 2024,...

Did Akufo-Addo swear that Gyakye Quayson should be arrested?

On May 20, 2024, the Deputy Director of Elections for the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mahdi Jibril, claimed that President Akufo-Addo had sworn that the MP for Assin North, Gyakye Quayson should be arrested. The...

Will Ghana be the first African country to adopt blockchain technology?

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has said the government intends to adopt Blockchain technology to ensure tamper-proof, transparent government transactions and access to data. Dr. Bawumia said when it is implemented, it would make Ghana...

Factbox: Here’s how the Prempeh I International Airport came to be

On May 10, 2024, President Akufo-Addo officially inaugurated Prempeh I International Airport, previously known as Kumasi International Airport. However, the inauguration of the renovated airport has sparked controversy among traditional and new media commentators, questioning...

Fact-Check Ghana has not conducted any survey on Ghanaians’ perception of Bawumia’s credibility

Fact-Check Ghana has monitored comments made by Philemon Laar, a member of the Communication Team of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), indicating that the fact-checking outlet has conducted a survey which reported that 96%...

Dumsor: Claim Akufo-Addo has not added a single megawatt to Ghana’s energy capacity false

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Wa Central, Abdul-Rashid Pelpuo, has claimed that President Nana Akufo-Addo has not added a single megawatt to Ghana’s energy capacity since he became president. The NDC MP said this...

False! Nigeria does not have 35 Court of Appeal Judges

On April 7, 2024, special aide to the flag bearer for the National Democratic Congress, Joyce Bawah Motgtari claimed that Nigeria has fewer Court of Appeal Judges compared to Ghana. Her claim follows the announcement...

Did Mahama promise to provide students with tablets in 2016?

Under the newly launched Ghana Smart Schools Project, the government is set to distribute about 1.3 million tablets to students at second-cycle institutions. However, there have been questions about the essence and motive of...