Month: January 2020
Are Ghanaians ready to take advantage of the new right to information law?

Are Ghanaians ready to take advantage of the new right to information law?

Jan 30, 2020 , In By ghanafact

After more than 20 years of considerable legislative manoeuvring and exhaustive political scrutiny, Ghana’s right to information (RTI) law has come into effect. But some citizens say it doesn’t go far enough.

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Ghana, corruption and the U.S. News 2020 Best Countries rankings

Ghana, corruption and the U.S. News 2020 Best Countries rankings

Jan 26, 2020 , In By ghanafact

Some Ghanaian online platforms have been quick to run headlines that Ghana is “the 3rd most corrupt country in the world” following an article by an American media company, U.S. News naming Ghana in the “10 most corrupt countries, ranked by perception.”

According to US News, this was the results of a public opinion poll on corruption involving some 73 countries based on a survey of more than 20,000 global citizens.

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FACT-CHECK: MTN loses Qwikloan data to undersea fibre cut is satire!

FACT-CHECK: MTN loses Qwikloan data to undersea fibre cut is satire!

Jan 19, 2020 , In By ghanafact

Claim: All data relating to Qwikloan have been lost and cannot be restored

Source: Online platform, News @ 7 [not a reliable source of news]

Verdict: Satire

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