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Kofi Acquah-Dadzie is a Ghanaian academic, jurist and writer based in Botswana. He was the Assistant Registrar and Master of the High Court of Botswana.
Acquah-Dadzie was born in 1939 at Juaso in the Ashanti Region of Ghana (then Gold Coast). He had his early education at the Juaso Government School where he completed in 1953. He proceeded to Aggrey Memorial A.M.E. Zion Senior High School where he obtained his Ordinary Level certificate in 1958 and the Accra Academy for his Advanced Level certificate which he received in 1964. Acquah-Dadzie subsequently entered the University of Ghana, Legon for his tertiary education. There, he studied law and obtained his LLB in 1968. He then gained admission at the Ghana School of Law where he graduated with his Barrister at Law certificate and qualified as a Solicitor and Barrister of the Supreme Court of Ghana.
Acquah-Dadzie worked as a grade I Magistrate and also served as an acting High Court judge in Koforidua, Ghana. He later left for Nigeria to join the University of Maiduguri staff as a chief tutor-in-law. After teaching in Nigeria for a period of time, Acquah-Dadzie took up an appointment as Senior Magistrate in Palapye, Botswana. He was later elevated to the status of Principal Magistrate, serving in Mahalapye, Botswana. Until his retirement in 2004, he was the Assistant Registrar and Master of the High Court of Botswana.
Acquah-Dadzie has authored various books mostly focused on law in Botswana and Southern Africa at large. Some of these books include;