Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo has announced a partial lockdown of some parts of the country in a bid to contain the coronavirus outbreak.
The country in less than three weeks has seen a spike in the number of confirmed coronavirus cases from 2 on March 12 to 137 on March 27.Read More
Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo has announced plans to close all the country’s borders to human traffic for the next two weeks, beginning midnight on Sunday, March 22.
This follows the sharp increase in Ghana’s confirmed coronavirus cases in the last eight days…Read More
” All Public gatherings, including conferences, workshops, funerals, festivals, political rallies, sporting events and religious activities, such as services in churches and mosques, have been suspended for the next four (4) weeks. Private burials are permitted but with limited numbers, not exceeding twenty-five (25) in attendance.”Read More
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, […]Read More
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.Read More
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: Attorney-General and Minister for Justice, Gloria Akuffo and Minister of Works and Housing Samuel Atta-Akyea sacked. Source: Online news portal, bestnewsgh.com Verdict: False. Researched by GhanaFact team Digital news platform, bestnewsgh.com published a breaking news story on September 11 announcing that Attorney-General and Minister for Justice, Gloria Akuffo and Minister of Works and Housing, […]Read More