Kingsley Kwadwo Twene was born in 10th September 1938 at Nsoatre. He was the first born of five children of Salomey Akoma (Maame Kwayie) and Kofi Kuni. He left behind 12 children.
He briefly attended St Johns Secondary School in Accra. He later learned dentistry in Accra and practiced in Obuasi in the Ashanti Region. Mr. Twene later worked at the Ministry Of Agriculture in Asamankesi in the Eastern Region.
Mr. Twene first traveled to the United Kingdom 31st March 1961. He then went on to sturdy farming at Reading College. After finishing college, he couldn’t return to Ghana because of the regime change of Dr. Kwame Nkrumah.
He started animal farming in Reading, England and during this period, Kofi Abrefa Busia became prime minister of Ghana. The new Government invited expatriates to come back home to help build the economy . Mr. Twene took advantage of the invite and moved back to Ghana in 1971.
His return to Ghana was shortlived as the Busia led government was kicked out of office. He made the decision to return to England to work for a few years. . In 1978 he returned to Ghana to start his own business selling wholesale soft drinks at Mmamobi in Accra.
In 1979, there was a coup detat in Ghana which ushered in J J Rawlings’s revolutionary military junta, then followed the removal of Dr. Hilla Limann’s government in 1981. This prompted Mr Twene to uproot once again and move back to the UK in 1982. He finally retired in 2010 and settled back home in Ghana.