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Is there a new 1% e-levy tax on credit and bundle purchases?

On Wednesday, May 22, 2024, claims surfaced on X (formerly Twitter) indicating that a 1 percent tax had been imposed on airtime and bundle purchases. The posts suggested that this was a new e-levy...

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...

Here are two recruitment hoaxes, reward schemes you should be wary of

This portal is advertising a job recruitment purportedly for the Ghana Statistical Service. The job advertisement which is titled Ghana Statistical Service recruitment, is being shared on WhatsApp and other social media platforms.  The ‘recruitment’...

State-sponsored killings? Here’s how the victims of election 2020 died

When Ghana concluded voting in its presidential and parliamentary elections held on December 7, 2020, it did not only count the votes cast at the polls. It also counted casualties from violence and gunfire...

Viral video of black passenger being assaulted at airport not from Morocco

A viral video circulating on WhatsApp shows a black man being beaten by some white men with sticks. The incident happened inside an airport where some travellers were also captured.  In the video, some men...

Are all profit-making state-owned enterprises during Mahama’s government making losses now?

Presidential Candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama has claimed that all profit-making state-owned enterprises during the NDC administration are making losses under the administration of Nana Akufo-Addo.  He made this claim...

False! Viral video of ballot stuffing not from Ghana

A video making rounds on social media on May 1, 2024, shows a man who appears to be an electoral officer stuffing papers into a ballot box. The video which is being shared mostly on...

Tema-Mpakadan train crash: Footage of accident edited, picture not photoshopped

News emerged on April 18, 2024, that the government’s recently procured Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU) train has been involved in an accident on the Tema-Mpakadan railway line. Following the incident, the Ministry of Railways and...