GTV reports false news that Thabo Mbeki died

GTV reports false news that Thabo Mbeki died

State owned media, Ghana Television embarrassingly goofed in a nationwide reportage that declared that former South African leader, Thabo Mbeki is dead.

GTV reports false news that Thabo Mbeki died

The biggest news media based its report on a fake online broadcast on the web, leaving many to doubt their credibility as one of the most credible news sources.

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Since GTV aired the story yesterday on their prime time news, a lot of people have expressed disappointment in the state broadcaster’s inability to double check to ensure the credulity of stories before airing them.

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This will not be the first time GTV has run with false news on their channel. A couple of years ago, the station granted an extended interview to one Fauster Atta Mensah who posed as the first Ghanaian to have won a Nobel Peace prize for a robotic hand invention among other lies.

This also received trembling backlash from all over the country.

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