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How Different Must I Observe the COVID-19 Protocols During Ramadan? Here’s What Experts Say

Millions of Muslims across the world have started observing Ramadan, a festival that includes a month of fasting and prayer. This year’s Ramadan observation will be the second since the world was hit by...

What Happens if I Don’t Get the Second Dose of the COVID-19 Vaccine?

Vaccination started in many countries across the world in late 2020. Here in Ghana, the exercise began on March 1, 2021, with President Nana Akufo Addo and other government officials taking turns to take...

Misleading! Ghana has NOT been Downgraded to Low Income Country

It emerged yesterday (April 12, 2021) on various social media pages that Ghana has been downgraded from a lower-middle-income country to a low-income country. The claim was shared by many social media handles, notable among...

COVID-19 Vaccination: At What Point will Ghana Attain Herd Immunity?

Across the world, COVID-19 vaccination programmes have been rolled out. According to ourworldindata.org, over 541 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered. Health experts believe vaccination is one of the assured means to prevent...

Africa Centre for Disease Control Allay Fears Over AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccines Side Effects

The African Centre for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a statement allaying rising fears among citizens across the Continent in the wake of reported blood-clots related to the use of the AstraZeneca vaccines...

Suspension of AstraZeneca Vaccines in Some Countries Amidst Blood Clot Concerns: Are Ghanaians Safe?

Some countries especially from the European Union have temporarily suspended the administration of the Oxford AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine due to cases of blood clots detected in people who took the jab. This has raised...

Debunking Pastor Chris’ Conspiracies on COVID-19, Vaccines

At his church’s recent communion service, popular Tele-evangelist Pastor Chris Oyakhilome made some claims about the COVID-19 pandemic and the vaccination exercise that is ongoing in some countries in Africa. The Tele-evangelist has previously made...

February Round-up: Controversies on COVID-19 Vaccines, Cures Debunked, Minister-Designate Fact-Checked

Fact-Check Ghana kicked off February 2021, by fact-checking concerns and controversies that surrounded COVID-19 vaccines in Ghana in our COVID-19: Tackling the Confusion, Controversies Around Vaccines report. Some teething questions that needed answers included;...

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...