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#FixTheCountry Campaign – Here are the False and Misleading Claims in Bawumia’s Response

Last Thursday, Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia posted a list of the country’s problems which he claimed the Akufo-Addo-led administration had solved or was solving. This was an apparent response to issues raised by...

Akufo-Addo’s Claim on Corruption in CNN Interview Completely False

On Monday, May 3, 2021, President Akufo-Addo granted an interview to CNN's Zain Asher. They discussed Ghana's economic development, business growth, and corruption. During the interview, Zain Asher asked Akufo-Addo what his government had done...

How Long Does Immunity Last in Protecting People from COVID-19?

One surest way experts say can help curb the spread of Coronavirus is through vaccination. Vaccination prevents the spread of the virus by making one immune to it. But does immunity last forever? Does one’s status...

March COVID-19 Round-Up: Pastor Chris, Age-related Conspiracies on Vaccines Fack-Checked

The term “COVID long-haulers” made waves on both traditional and social media in the month of March after it emerged that COVID-19 could lead to a lot of medical complications. These complications, according to...

Ramadan: Can I fast While Experiencing COVID-19 Symptoms?

Ghanaian Moslems have joined their peers around the world in observing Ramadan, one of the five pillars of Islam, which requires that the faithful embark on a 30-day fast for spiritual revival. Moslems believe the...

March Round-Up: Conspiracies on COVID-19 Vaccines Debunked, Akufo-Addo, Pastor Chris Fact-checked

Fact-Check Ghana observed that during the vetting of the Minister-designate for the Ministry of Food and Agriculture Ministry in late February, the nominee, Dr Afriyie Akoto, made many false claims. In a report published,...

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...