On Monday, August 14, 2023, GhanaFact spotted a post on X /Twitter that reported the arrest of some protestors by the Ghana Police Service for wearing shirts with Wagner inscriptions.

Further online investigations by the team led to the discovery of some protest videos (herehere and here) that happened on August 13, 2023, at Diabene Park in Takoradi, the capital of the Western Region of Ghana.

In attendance at the rally were young people with some holding placards with various inscriptions, including – “Biden is a warmonger” and “Long live Russia,” and flags of Ghana, Russia, Niger, Mali and Algeria.