Is Jerry John Rawlings dead or alive-Hoax news website News 360 (meganews360.com) posted a fake news article titled ‘BREAKING: Former President of Ghana Jerry John Rawlings Reported Dead At 69”.The fake article opens:
Former President of Ghana, Jerry John Rawlings is reported dead at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital after he collapsed suddenly in his Ridge residence this morning.
Loyal Followers of Former President of Ghana, Jerry John Rawlings have been wondering whether their Formal President is still alive or dead. Meaning the hash-tag ” JJ Rawling dead ” has been trending and news about Jerry John Rawlings ’s death have seen many interest. Many are still wondering if Jerry John Rawlings is really dead , many cant still believe Jerry John Rawlings is dead.
In what turned out to be a hoax, the amorphous website (meganews360) either faked the news to attract readership to boost hits or was grossly misinformed by a source of which I doubt.