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UK has Motor Insurance Database; Bawumia’s account is false

About two weeks ago, Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia suggested in a speech that the UK does not have a motor insurance database. He made the claim when narrating a story about how UK Police...

Marburg virus kills 2 in Ghana: What you need to know about the virus

On July 7, 2022, Ghana recorded two suspected cases of the Marburg virus. It was also confirmed in Senegal on July 17. The first two patients known to have contracted in the Ashanti Region have...

Ghana’s 2016 Debt Servicing: Gabby Otchere-Darko’s figures false, Kwakye Ofosu’s misleading

On Saturday, July 2, 2022, a day after the government announced its intention to engage the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for an economic recovery programme, Felix Kwakye Ofosu of the opposition National Democratic Congress...

NSS Deputy Director’s claim on personnel transport allowance completely false

The Deputy Director of the National Service Scheme (NSS), Gifty Oware Aboagye, has said the government does not disburse transport allowance to national service persons either on the commencement or completion of their service. She...

Agric minister’s claims on maize-production figures since 1950 completely false

  On Tuesday, June 21, 2022, the Minister of Food and Agriculture, Dr Afriyie Akoto, appeared on Joy FM to discuss topical issues concerning his sector. The ministry’s flagship project, Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ),...

False! Ken Ofori-Atta did not say Gov’t spent GH¢36 million on agenda 111 logo

News is circulating on social media that Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, has said government spent GH¢36 million on designing the agenda 111 logo. The news emerged hours after the minister responded to the call...

The contradictions in Paul Adom-Otchere and Transport Ministry’s response on airport X’mas trees saga

The Ministry of Transport has said in a recent communication that there was no procurement nor bidding process in the controversial airport Christmas tree saga. The ministry made the claim in response to a right...

Ghana records 5 monkeypox cases: Here’s what you should know about the virus.

Director-General of the Ghana Health Service, Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, has announced that Ghana has recorded five cases of monkey pox, a virus which has since been identified in 32 countries, seven of which are in...

Fact-Check: No evidence for viral claim of toes for cash in Zimbabwe

In the last few days, it has emerged on social media platforms in Ghana that Zimbabweans are selling their toes for huge sums of dollars. According to the viral claims, people are engaging in...