Ghanaian sitcom star leaves lasting legacy in Kwahu

The late Gyearbuor Asante, who famously played long-term mature student Matthew in hit British sitcom Desmond’s, was also a royal.

He came from Tafo, Kwahu, in Ghana’s Eastern Region but rather than follow tradition and become a chief, the young thespian got himself circumcised instead…preventing him from ever becoming a chief, his close friend tells guest blogger Kirsty Osei-Bempong here.