Information reaching Kampus Kokonsa has it that, Ghanaian broadcast journalist-Komla Dumor of Focus on Africa, the BBC’s first-ever dedicated daily TV news programme in English for African audiences, broadcast on BBC World News is DEAD.
According to reports, Komla Dumor died at his London home from a heart attack…
Komla who holds a BA in Sociology and Psychology from the University of Ghana, and an MPA from Harvard University was also one of the lead presenters for BBC World News’ European morning segment.
Komla joined the BBC in 2007 after a decade of broadcast journalism in his native Ghana where he won the Ghana Journalist of the Year award.
Between 2007 and 2009 he hosted Network Africa for BBC World Service, before joining The World Today programme.
In 2009 Komla became the first host of the African business news programme on BBC World News, Africa Business Report.
Komla Dumor was born in 1972…
Tributes are pouring in, a confirmation that we’ve lost another great man—so soon!