Election 2020
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 Election 2020 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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FACT-CHECK: 4 claims by John Mahama during Facebook live interaction

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

Dec 27, 2019 , In Election 2020 By ghanafact

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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FACT-CHECK: 2 claims by Bawumia at NPP National Delegates Conference

FACT-CHECK: 2 claims by Bawumia at NPP National Delegates Conference

Dec 27, 2019 , In Election 2020 By ghanafact

Claims: Two claims about ex-President Kufour being handed a HIPC economy in 2000 and Ghana ranking as one of the fastest growing economies in the world for two years in a row. Source: Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia Verdict: One ranked true and one mixture [Mixture: The claim(s) of the content are a mix of […]

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