Kwaku Sakyi Addo received his elementary education at Aburi Presbyterian Boys' Boarding School and his secondary education at Achimota School. He proceeded to the University of Ghana's School of Communications. He was sponsored by the Thompson Foundation to study at the University of Wales in Cardiff. He has also taken courses at the International Institute of Journalism in Berlin and was a one-time Chevening Scholar. He is currently a Permanent Fellow of the World Press Institute at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota, United States.
Sakyi Addo presents Ghana's longest-running radio series, The Front Page. His work has been published in The Economist, The Washington Post and Newsweek. International figures who have been interviewed by him include: Kofi Annan, past Secretary-General Boutros Ghali, Jimmy Carter, one-time Prime Minister of Israel Yitzhak Shamir, former British Cabinet Minister Lord Carrington, Bono, and his American soulmate Larry King of Larry King Live.
He is a Fellow of the African Leadership Initiative, a forum for continental leaders to define the next threshold for visionary leadership in Africa affiliated with the Aspen Institute.
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