Veteran Ghanaian actor Prince Yawson ‘Waakye’ is dead


Veteran Ghanaian Prince Yawson, popularly known as Waakye is reported to have died.

According to reports, he is said to have passed on earlier on August 2, 2022, at the 37 Military Hospital in Accra after battling an illness.

Mr Yawson was 52 years of age.

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Actor Waakye
Ghanaian actor Waakye is dead

The sad event was confirmed by veteran actor, Bob Smith Jnr (Diaboloman) who was inconsolable.


The actor, popularly known as ‘Waakye’, has featured in many prominent movies in the Ghanaian space.

In October 2020, the actor confirmed rumors of his illness but added that God has healed him.

This followed assertions that he had been hit by a mild stroke some years ago.

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But actor Waakye seemed to have recovered and found his purpose as an ordained Reverend Minister in April 2021.

Pictures of him wearing a graduation robe and beaming with smiles went viral.

Actor Waakye dead

He attended a Bible school in Accra for his new religious role after he officially bowed out of the movie industry.

News of his death has shocked many Ghanaians who have taken to social media to express their condolences.

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