Fact-check Ghana Team

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Dr. Gilbert Tietaah | Editor

Gilbert K. M. Tietaah is a Senior lecturer at the Department of Communication Studies, University of Ghana. Dr. Tietaah holds a PhD from the Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana. He also has post-graduate diploma and MPhil degrees in Communication Studies (University of Ghana) and a BA (Secretaryship) degree (University of Cape Coast). Between 2000 and 2004, he was Programmes Officer (Research & Publications) with the Media Foundation for West Africa. As editor, Dr. Tietaah makes final editorial decisions and approval of all content.

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Kwaku Krobea Asante | Programme Officer

Kwaku Krobea Asante is the Programme Officer for Fact-check Ghana and leads the Fact-checking team. Prior to becoming the Programme officer for Fact-check Ghana, Kwaku led on several projects at the MFWA including the Media Ethics Monitoring Project and served as the communications officer under the Africa We Want project, a mobilisation of civil society support for the implementation of the African Governance Architecture, which is being implemented across eight countries in Africa. Before joining the organisation, he worked as a research assistant on many communication research projects in Ghana. He holds a Master’s degree in Communication Studies and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Political Science, both from the University of Ghana.

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Eileen Naazie | Researcher/Writer

Eileen works on viral claims mostly spread on social media. Eileen also helps with explainers to legal claims for Fact-check Ghana. Prior to joining the project, Eileen worked in diverse areas such as the Banking sector and the Ghanaian Public Sector as an administrator. Eileen holds a Master’s of Philosophy in Communication Studies, L.L.B, and a degree in Sociology with English, from the University of Ghana.

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Eugene Brown Agyei | Researcher/Writer

Eugene Brown Agyei works on political claims at Fact-check Ghana. Eugene also manages the project's website and social media pages. Before joining the team in March 2020, he worked as a freelance journalist for local and international news organizations including Wellbeing for Women in the United Kingdom. Eugene also specializes in creating digital content.

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Paul Kofi Gozo |Researcher/Writer

Paul Kofi Gozo is a fact –checker at Fact-Check Ghana. Paul also works on Media Foundation for West Africa's Ethics monitoring project. Before joining the team in September 2020, he worked as a trainer and news editor for Radio GIJ as well as serving as a member of the National Campaigns Committee of Amnesty International Ghana. Paul has a bachelor’s degree in communication studies from the Ghana Institute of Journalism. He majored in Journalism.

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Zainab Tiwaa Smart |Researcher/Writer

Zainab Tiwaa Smart is a researcher at Fact-check Ghana . Zainab also works on the ethics monitoring project of Media Foundation for West Africa. Prior to joining Fact-check Ghana, she worked as a production assistant at the Ghana Broadcasting Coporation (GBC).

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Evans Aziamor-Mensah | Researcher/Writer

Evans Aziamor-Mensah is a Researcher and Writer at Fact-Check Ghana. He graduated with honors from the Ghana Institute of Journalism with a major in Journalism. His interest lies in understanding the nuances of politics and accountability journalism. Prior to joining Fact-Check Ghana, Evans had a stint at one of Ghana’s leading private media houses, JoyNews, as a Broadcast Journalist. An alumnus of DW Akademie, Evans has also worked with the Centre for Public Discourse Analysis.

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Clement Edward Kumsah | Researcher/Writer

Clement Edward Kumsah is an online Journalist by profession. Clement has worked with Prime News Ghana and Ghana Talks Business as digital content creator before joining Fact-check Ghana. He holds a Bachelor of Arts (B.A) in Journalism from the Ghana Institute of Journalism. He is also an Alumnus of DW Akademie.

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