This is the largest fact-checking collaboration in the history of Ghana bringing together more than 100 fact-checking journalists from 35 news outlets spread across the16 regions to build a nationwide bulwark against misinformation/fake news. Journalists in this network have been trained in how to use digital tools to flag mis/disinformation. The network helps in identifying suspicious information on social/traditional media, produce fact-checks and cross publish them to increase reach.
Info Finder is a carefully selected collection of facts and sources on key topics. This is a project of Africa Check, the pioneering fact-checking organization in Africa collaborating with GhanaFact in Ghana, Dubawa in Nigeria and ZimFact in Zimbabwe. The project was one of only seven global winners of the Fact-Checking Innovation Initiative – a new programme of the International Fact-Checking Network at the Poynter Institute and the Facebook Journalism Project. Click here to discover more