The news was confirmed by a family member on Monday (Jan 22) morning.
He also served as the Principal Secretary at African Affairs Secretariat from 1960 to 1966.
He became Ghana’s Ambassador to Switzerland and the United Nations Offices in Geneva and the UN establishment in Vienna, and also the Ambassador to Australia from 1967-72.
He also served as the Ambassador to Belgium, Luxembourg and the European Economic Community from 1976-1978.
Life in politics
K.B. Asante retired from the Civil Service in 1978 to form the Social Democratic Front to contest the 1979 elections where his party won three parliamentary seats in those elections.
K.B. Asante attended Achimota School where he later taught mathematics from 1945 to 48 before proceeding to Durham University in Britain, where he obtained a BSc Mathematics in 1952.
He also became a member of the Institute of Statisticians in 1953, before again returning to Achimota College, where he continued teaching mathematics from 1953 to 1955.