14 - The 14 Richest Men in Ghana; 2017 Edition


CEO: Unity Group Of Companies
Status: Millionaire

Dr. Kwame Kyei is not a familiar face in Ghana but his businesses are all over the place. He owns Unity Oil which is all over the the city of Kumasi (operates 24/7), Light FM (Kumasi), Pravda Radio (Accra), Stadium Hotel, Light TV and Unicom Security Services. He is also a director and shareholder of Dome Energy Resources Ltd., a bulk oil distributing company in Ghana. He is believed to be worth millions of dollars with all these ventures and has been awarded several times for his works.

Family life
He is married to Mrs Favour Kyei and blessed with six children.

Genesis of his business: Humble beginning

Dr. Kyei who is now known as a Kumasi-based business mogul began his business empire at Taifa in Accra in 1995. Before this time, he had worked for BOST for three years as a transporter in the haulage of Petroleum product. From a humble beginning at Taifa by establishing his retail outlet and becoming a leader in Goil, his business steadily expanded and in 2002 he was granted an Oil Marketing License by the National Petroleum Authority leading to the establishment of Unity Oil Company Ltd.

Dr. Kwame Kyei was born on 2nd February, 1961 in Accra. He hails from Agona wiamoase in the Ashanti region, but grew up in the capital city of Ghana, Accra.
NOTE: The list you just viewed was not in order of wealth attained. Also there's no hard evidence to back the mentioned wealth. It's based on our internet research and hearsay.