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SCAM: Ghana Police Service starts 2020/2021 recruitment

SCAM: Ghana Police Service starts 2020/2021 recruitment

May 19, 2020 , In Other Checks By ghanafact

No. The Ghana Police Service is not advertising recruitment or undertaking fresh recruitment processes.

An online platform, ghadmission.com made the claim in an article titled: “Ghana Police Recruitment Forms 2020 / 2021: How to join.”

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Ghana’s Electoral Commission has NOT postponed 2020 elections due to COVID-19

Ghana’s Electoral Commission has NOT postponed 2020 elections due to COVID-19

May 07, 2020 , In Other Checks By ghanafact

The claim was made by an online platform, Newsmunews.net in an undated and unsourced short news article titled, “Coronavirus Wahala: EC postpones 2020 elections to 2023.”

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HOAX: Melcom is not giving out GH₵ 2,000 gift cards to every Ghanaian in response to COVID-19

HOAX: Melcom is not giving out GH₵ 2,000 gift cards to every Ghanaian in response to COVID-19

May 07, 2020 , In Other Checks By ghanafact

The link with this offer takes users to an unsigned cloned website of Melcom, which makes users vulnerable to data theft including credit card details, account login information and any other sensitive information.

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FALSE: Ghana’s National Service Secretariat withholds payments to personnel until COVID-19 is over

FALSE: Ghana’s National Service Secretariat withholds payments to personnel until COVID-19 is over

Apr 23, 2020 , In Other Checks By ghanafact

Has Ghana’s National Service Secretariat withheld payments of allowances to personnel until COVID-19 is over? That is the claim on the website HardTruthGh.

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Fact-checked: Relevant information on Ghana’s coronavirus official website wiped off?

Fact-checked: Relevant information on Ghana’s coronavirus official website wiped off?

Apr 24, 2020 , In Other Checks By ghanafact

Has relevant information on Ghana’s coronavirus official website been wiped off?

That is the claim made in a news article by 3news.com and subsequently aggregated by Ghanaweb.com.

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Fact-check: US discovers man who manufactured and sold coronavirus to China?

Fact-check: US discovers man who manufactured and sold coronavirus to China?

Apr 06, 2020 , In Other Checks By ghanafact

A video clip by U.S. Television station, WCVB virtual channel 5, is being shared on messaging platform WhatsApp as proof that the USA has allegedly arrested “the man who manufactured and sold the coronavirus to China.”

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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 Other Checks 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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FACT-CHECK: Franklin Cudjoe denies he will celebrate an NPP election defeat

FACT-CHECK: Franklin Cudjoe denies he will celebrate an NPP election defeat

Dec 23, 2019 , In Other Checks By ghanafact

Claim: President of CSO-IMANI Ghana, Franklin Cudjoe will celebrate an NPP election defeat

Source: Unknown

Verdict: False

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FACT-CHECK: 2019 Damba Festival, the first in over three decades?

FACT-CHECK: 2019 Damba Festival, the first in over three decades?

Nov 19, 2019 , In Other Checks By ghanafact

Claim: 2019 Damba Festival is the first in over three decades

Source: President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

Verdict: False

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FACT-CHECK: Lisa Raye McCoy is Queen mother of Ghana?

FACT-CHECK: Lisa Raye McCoy is Queen mother of Ghana?

Nov 15, 2019 , In Other Checks By ghanafact

Claim: American actress, Lisa Raye McCoy is Queen mother of Ghana

Source: Lisa Raye McCoy

Verdict: Mixture
[Mixture: The claim(s) of the content are a mix of accurate and inaccurate, or the primary claim is misleading or incomplete.]

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