Komla Dumor

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Komla Dumor
Born
Komla Afeke Dumor

(1972-10-03)3 October 1972
Died18 January 2014(2014-01-18) (aged 41)
NationalityGhanaian
EducationUniversity of Ghana
Harvard University
OccupationJournalist
Spouse(s)Kwansema Dumor
Children3
RelativesPhilip Gbeho

Komla Afeke Dumor (3 October 1972 – 18 January 2014) was a Ghanaian journalist. He was born in Accra, Ghana. His grandfather was Philip Gbeho, composer of the Ghanaian national anthem.[1] As of June 2012, Dumor was the main presenter of the BBC World News programme Focus on Africa.[2]

Dumor died suddenly on 18 January 2014, in London after suffering cardiac arrest.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. ""Komla Dumor's Ghana", BBC World Service". Bbc.co.uk. 2007-03-02. Retrieved 2014-01-18.
  2. "BBC announces major new focus on Africa". bbc.co.uk. Archived from the original on 22 February 2014. Retrieved 18 January 2014.
  3. "Komla Dumor is dead". GhanaWeb. 18 January 2014. Retrieved 18 January 2014.

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