Fact Checks

Former Nigerian President, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, visits president Muhammadu Buhari at the state house. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Twitter handle of Buhari || @MBuhari]

FACT-CHECK: Jonathan or Buhari – who signed the Azura Power Partial Risk Guarantee?

The Azura power deal has become a subject of controversy in recent weeks.

Ghanian Voter’s ID Card [Photo Credit: The Independent Ghana]

Does writing your contact details behind your new voter’s ID render it invalid?

According to Dr Bossman Asare, deputy chairperson of the Electoral Commission, writing one’s telephone number behind the voters’ ID card does not render it invalid.

Photo credit: theverge.com

The facts about the Covid-19 app on Android and iOS mobile phones

A Covid-19 Exposure Notifications feature has been jointly designed by Apple and Google for its mobile phone users. The feature is by itself not a tracker and is only functional when a corresponding Covid-19 tracking application is downloaded and when the Bluetooth on the device is enabled. The feature is built to assist government and health authorities with contact tracing as users are notified with anyone who was reported to have Covid-19.

Ghana’s President, Nana Akufo-Addo. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Twitter account of Akufo-Addo]

FALSE; President Akufo-Addo did not caution Ghanaians against a COVID-19 plan by Rockefeller Foundation

The speaker in the audio is not President Akufo-Addo. Although a document published by the Rockefeller Foundation in May 2010 with a chapter titled ‘Lockstep’ was found, the chapter does not contain the exact content read by the speaker in the audio.

Scam Alert: Photo credit: kfbcradio.com

Fake Jumia website claims to be giving away anniversary gifts

The claim has been debunked by the Company’s Local Representative in Africa, Jean Fidel Nyetam.