Politics

Politics

FACT-CHECK: Gov’t mobilises almost 18 billion cedis to mitigate impact of COVID-19

At the Finance Ministry, Chief Director Patrick Numo confirmed, “it is true we[Ghana] got 100 million dollars from the World Bank, 1.250 billion cedis from the stabilisation fund, 1 billion dollars from the IMF and 5.5 billion cedis from the Bank of Ghana,” but added it was the Controller and Accountant General’s Department that could confirm the exact figures that had entered government coffers.

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Election 2020

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

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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