December 2019

Election 2020

FACT-CHECK: 4 claims by John Mahama during Facebook live interaction

Claims: Four claims about the service sector being the largest sector and fastest growing, IMF warning Ghana is in danger of debt distress, transformed BOST from worst performing state-owned enterprise to best performing and banking sector crisis has led to almost 20,000 job losses

Source: Former President John Mahama

Verdict: One true, one mixture and two not eligible

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Governance

Fact-checked: 5 claims by President Nana Addo at media encounter

Claims: Five claims about when last the Damba festival was celebrated, Ghana’s growth rate in 2016, comparing Ghana’s deficit in 2016 to 2019, the country’s economic growth rate being one of the fastest in the World and Ghana being the largest recipient of FDI in West Africa.

Source: President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

Verdict: We rated one claim false, two true and two mixture.

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