Kwesi Pratt

Kwesi Pratt Jnr  is a Ghanaian journalist and managing editor at the Insight newspaper.

He was born on the 7th of September, 1953.

He is considered as one of the finest journalists in Ghana.

Kwesi was a member of Alliance for Change, the organisers of the 1995 Kume Preko anti-government demonstration.

Below is a biography of the Media Personality.

Kwesi Pratt
Kwesi Pratt

 

Kwesi Pratt Age

He was born on the 7th of September, 1953. He is 67 years old as of the year 2020.

Kwesi Pratt Family

He is married to a beautiful damsel and together they have three children, including twin sons.

His daughter, called Maame Ama Pratt is a journalist at Pan-African Television, a private local television station aimed to project Ghanaian and African values.

She had her undergraduate studies at the University of Ghana, Legon and later schooled at the University of Buckingham, where she studied law.

She got married to Kwame Owusu Danso, a former member of the defunct hiplife group Echo. They  tied the knot in 2015, and are blessed with a son.

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Kwesi Pratt Career

Kwesi Pratt is a member of the Convention People’s Party (CPP). He was appointed in 2006 as the Publicity committee chairman of the party.

Kwesi was a member of Alliance for Change, the organisers of the 1995 Kume Preko anti-government demonstration.

This demonstration has become an integral part of the history of Ghana.

The demonstration was led by Dr. Charles Wereko Brobbey. The protest took place in opposition to the Value Added Tax (VAT) initiative which was introduced under the  administration.

It is said to have been one of the biggest protests ever organised in the country, with an estimated 100,000 people participating.

Kwesi Pratt
Kwesi Pratt

The demonstration was initially billed as a peaceful protest but quickly became violent when unidentified assailants shot live bullets into the crowd resulting in the deaths of a few protestors.

“Kume Preko” means “You may as well kill me” in the Akan language spoken by the majority of people in Ghana.

In 2020, he appealed to government to instill fears into public to reduce the impact of COVID-19 pandemic.

 

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