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Photo of cash in trunk of car not related to NDC regional elections

  On November 13, 2022, a photo emerged online with bundles of GHS 10 notes stashed in the trunk of a saloon car. The photo was accompanied by a tweet by the handle @AbdulRaufIbra20, which claimed...

False! US Gov’t is not rejecting dollars printed before 2021

In the early hours of November 5, 2022, reports emerged on social media platforms and some websites about the US Government’s plan to reject dollar bills printed before 2021 as legal tender. The report which...

Akufo-Addo’s tweets about the cedi during Atta Mills-Mahama era

The cedi has been on a free fall against the dollar in the last few days. Currently valued on the average of GH₵ 14  to a dollar, the Ghana cedi is reported to be...

15 FAQs about the Right to Information Law

Fact-Check Ghana is publishing this explainer as part of the global celebrations marking Universal Access to Information. In March 2019, Ghana’s parliament passed its Right to Information (RTI) Act, 2019 (Act 989). The passage was...

KNUST in the last 10 years: Student clashes, protests and gross misconduct

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has, in recent times, made headlines for violent student clashes. The Unity Hall, popularly referred to as Conti, and the University Hall (Katanga) have become notorious for...

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...

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...