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False! Saudi Crown Prince is not offering Hajj sponsorship for 2024

A viral message making the rounds on various social media platforms (see here, here, here, here and here) suggests that the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed Bin Salman, is offering sponsorship for Muslims...

False! Late John Kumah’s wife didn’t say her husband stopped attending church

A flyer making rounds on social media suggests that the late John Kuma’s wife, Lilian Kumah, said her late husband backslid in his Christian faith in the last days of his life. The flyer has...

Video of fishes with human face is AI-generated

A video has emerged on social media suggesting that a new species of fish with a human face has been discovered. The video has been widely shared across social media platforms especially TikTok and...

AFCON2023: Imposter accounts issuing apologies on behalf of Black Stars players

Days after the Black Stars’ exit from the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament, apology statements purported to have been issued by some players of the senior national team have emerged on social media. However,...

Disinformation in Ghana: Here’s how cyber troopers manipulate social media

Social media has become a crucial component of digital campaigning and mobilizing support. While politicians and political parties have leveraged social media to share their ideas, the platforms have created an opportunity for widespread...

Fact-Check in Twi: Did Mahama introduce Teachers’ Licensure Exam

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Misleading! Food delivery is not done by air service in UAE

On November 7, 2023, a popular social media influencer shared a video on X (formerly Twitter) about how food delivery services have transformed in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). In the video, a delivery service...