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Kwasi Kyei Darwkah’s biography, fact, career, awards, net worth and life story

From Ghana
Gender male
Birth

9 December 1966, Accra, Greater Accra Region, Ghana

Age 54 years
Star sign Sagittarius

Kwasi Kyei Darkwah popularly known as KKD (born December 19, 1965 is a Ghanaian broadcaster, Master of Ceremonies, media, culture and tourism expert.

Early life

KKD was born on 19 December 1965 in Tema to Opanin Kwasi Darkwah and Ohemaa Ama Asokwa Kyei Darkwah of royal lineage.

Education

Darkwah holds a Master of Arts Degree in Audio-Visual Production (Film & Television) from London Metropolitan University, a Diploma in Journalism from Ghana Institute of Journalism, a Certificate in Marketing Management from Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration, a Certificate in Production and Cost Management from the Association of Overseas Technical Scholarship of Japan, a Certificate in Marketing Management from Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration, and a Certificate in Delivering Learning to Adults from [Westminster Adult Education Service, London.

Career

KKD started as a broadcast journalist at the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation. He has held positions including Director of Public Communications at the Ghana Investment Promotion Council, Director of Programmes & Marketing at Sunshine Radio, General Manager of record company Megastar Limited, Account Manager for Corporate Healthcare at Gissings Consultancy Services in London. He also was Advertising & Promotions Manager at ABC Brewery Ltd.

Rape charge

He was arrested on December 27, 2014 following a report accusing him of raping a 19-year-old woman in the bathroom of the African Regent Hotel in Accra, Ghana. He was formally charged with rape.

On January 12, 2015,the 19-year-old alleged victim expressed her disinterest in pursuing the case.She consequently communicated her decision to the police and made copies of letters available to the Director of Prosecutions, the Registrar of the High Court and the Chief Justice.

KKD was freed and the rape charge against him was dropped on 22 April 2015 after the Attorney General entered a nolle prosequi for the case.