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]

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  1. ""Komla Dumor's Ghana", BBC World Service". Bbc.co.uk. 2007-03-02. Retrieved 2014-01-18. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. "BBC announces major new focus on Africa". bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 18 January 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. "Komla Dumor is dead". GhanaWeb. 18 January 2014. Retrieved 18 January 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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