Politics

Who built the Keta Sea Defence wall? NAPO’s false, misleading claims

On Friday, December 3, 2021, social media in Ghana was flooded with a video of the Energy Minister, Dr Mattew Opoku Prempeh’s appearance on Accra-based Asempa FM’s political show Eko si sen.   In the said video, Dr Prempeh,...

Is it true food prices have not increased? Here are the facts

The Minister of Food and Agriculture, Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto, has challenged the assertion that the prices of food have increased. The minister says data available to the Ministry of Food and Agriculture does not...

Bawumia’s lecture on digitisation: These claims are false, misleading

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia delivered a public lecture on Ghana’s digital economy on Tuesday, November 2, 2021, at Ashesi University. He said the current administration had made some monumental gains at digitising Ghana...

#BawumiaSpeaks: contradictions on number of CCTV cameras installed

In his presentation on Tuesday, November 2, 2021, at Ashesi University, Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia said the current government’s investment in technology was unmatched. He said the government had installed 10,000 CCTV cameras across...

Akufo-Addo makes U-turn on campaign promise

President Akufo-Addo is reported by several media outlets to have said that he and his incumbent New Patriotic Party (NPP) did not promise to build a harbour in Cape Coast, the Central regional capital. The...

No, President Akufo-Addo did not commission a transformer in the Volta Region

On Saturday, September 11, 2021, a video emerged on social media with commentary by a man who identified himself as Strongman, claiming to be NDC’s ‘serial callers executive’. In the video, he alleged, while...

Akufo-Addo’s comparison of costs of interchanges inconsistent, misleading

On July 9, 2021, President Akufo-Addo commissioned the four-tier Pokuase Interchange in Accra. In his address at the ceremony, he compared the cost of some interchanges constructed by his administration with an interchange completed...

Pokuase Interchange: Mahama or Akufo-Addo legacy? Here are the bare facts

President Akuffo-Addo has inaugurated the four-tier Pokuase Interchange today. While members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) are claiming the project to be one of John Dramani Mahama’s legacies, the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP)...

Gabby Otchere-Darko’s Claim on Press Freedom Misleading

Gabby Otchere-Darko, a leading member of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) and Senior Partner of Africa Legal Associates, on June 2, 2021, tweeted about the press freedom situation in the United States of...