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Kwadwo Addeah Prempeh

A swindler from Ghana

The World Bank confirms: Kwadwo Addeah Prempeh lied about winning an essay contest — 13 September 2019

The World Bank confirms: Kwadwo Addeah Prempeh lied about winning an essay contest

In 2010 Kwadwo Addeah Prempeh joined the World Bank International Essay Writing Competition. He claims: “I emerged as the third of 200 best authors of the world and was called to receive my award in Sweden.” But is this true?

Addeah Prempeh has a strong sense of entitlement. So strong that he even makes up prizes he never won. Especially when it comes to writing, as he wants to be seen as a great author.

Already in 2005 and 2006 he joined the World Bank’s International Essay Competition in an attempt to receive recognition. These attempts failed, so he tried again in 2010, altough based on the competition’s participation criteria – only young people from developing countries in the age group of 18-25 were allowed to join – he was no longer qualified as he was already 29 at that time.

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