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.Read More
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.Read More
“I only recently broke the brake fluid pipe of my car because of a pothole”: Shayma Sharif, 21, lamented.
For many, concerns about rampant potholes on roads and highways are mostly identifiable with under developed or developing countries like Ghana in West Africa.Read More
Claim: MTN to prosecute defaulters of Qwikloan and Xpressloan policies. Verdict: False. Researched by Rabiu Alhassan An image that has been widely shared on Facebook is alleging that telecommunication company, MTN is planning to prosecute defaulters of its Qwikloan and XpressLoan policies starting September 16. The source of the image remains unknown, but it calls […]Read More
Claim: MTN mobile money service in Ghana to shut down. Verdict: False. Researched by GhanaFact Team A voice note that has gone viral on social media is encouraging MTN mobile money customers to withdraw their funds from their accounts due to an impending shut down of the telecom company’s mobile money platform. The voice note […]Read More