Month: February 2020
Fact-check: 5 claims by President Nana Addo during State of the Nation Address

Fact-check: 5 claims by President Nana Addo during State of the Nation Address

Feb 21, 2020 , In By ghanafact

Claims: Five claims about Ghana’s economic progress and foreign relations

Source: President Nana Akufo-Addo

Verdict: Three true, one false, one unproven

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Part II: Fact-checking Dr Bawumia at Gov’t Town Hall Meeting

Part II: Fact-checking Dr Bawumia at Gov’t Town Hall Meeting

Feb 14, 2020 , In By ghanafact

Claims: Four claims about Ghana’s economic performance

Source: Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia

Verdict: Two True and two mixture

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FACT-CHECK: 3 claims by Dr Bawumia at Gov’t Town Hall Meeting

FACT-CHECK: 3 claims by Dr Bawumia at Gov’t Town Hall Meeting

Feb 13, 2020 , In By ghanafact

Claims: 3 claims about fiscal deficit [2018, 2019] being below 5%, 8 financial institutions that started operations during NDC governments going bust and reducing/abolishing at least 15 separate taxes and levies

Source: Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia

Verdict: One claim false, two others true

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Coronavirus: WHO denies labelling Ghana, Nigeria and 11 others as high risk

Coronavirus: WHO denies labelling Ghana, Nigeria and 11 others as high risk

Feb 09, 2020 , In By ghanafact

Claim: WHO lists Ghana, Nigeria and 11 others as top risk African countries for coronavirus

Source: www.pulse.com.gh, www.punchng.com, www.ghanaweb.com

Verdict: False

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FACT-CHECK: Minister of Environment and NPP General Secretary arrested?

FACT-CHECK: Minister of Environment and NPP General Secretary arrested?

Feb 07, 2020 , In By ghanafact

Claim: Ghana’s President calls for arrest of Minister of Environment and governing party (NPP) General Secretary Source: Unknown Verdict: False It is “fake, please disregard.” That is how Ghana’s Ministry of Information has described a press statement alleged to be coming from the seat of government, calling for the arrest of the Minister of Environment, […]

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