Is Komla Dumor alive?
Is Komla Dumor alive?
Komla Dumor/Living or Deceased
What happened to Komla Dumor?
Death. Dumor died on 18 January 2014 in his London home after a cardiac arrest, having been on air the day before. President of Ghana John Mahama said in a message on Twitter that Dumor was one of Ghana’s “finest ambassadors” and “was a broadcaster of exceptional quality and Ghana’s gift to the World.”
When did Komla Dumor die?
January 18, 2014
Komla Dumor/Date of death
Where was Komla Dumor buried?
After his body had lain in state at the cathedral, his funeral was held in the grounds of State House in Accra on Saturday. Later he was buried in the compound where his mother was also buried five years ago.
Who killed Komla Dumor?
He was reported to have died from a cardiac arrest. The 41-year-old broadcast journalist, who, until his death, worked at the BBC, and was a fast-rising host of shows including the BBC World Service, Network Africa and BBC’s Focus on Africa, won the heart of many with his unique voice and African-inspired stories.
In which year did Komla Dumor join the BBC?
In 2006 Dumor joined the BBC African Service in London as host of the radio program Network Africa. From 2008 to 2012 he presented The World Today on the BBC World Service.
When did Komla Dumor join the BBC World Service?
Dumor started as the morning show host for Joy FM in Accra, Ghana. In 2003, he was awarded Journalist of the Year given by the Ghana Journalists Association. In 2006 Dumor joined the BBC African Service in London as host of the radio programme Network Africa. From 2008 to 2012 he presented The World Today on the BBC World Service.
Who are the winners of the Komla Dumor Award?
The award was presented to Ugandan journalist Nancy Kacungira in 2015, Nigerian journalist Didi Akinyelure in 2016, Nigerian journalist Amina Yuguda in 2017, Kenyan journalist Wahiga Mwaura in 2018, Ugandan journalist Solomon Serwanjja in 2019, and in 2020 Kenya’s Citizen TV news anchor Victoria Rubadiri.
Who is the author of Komla Dumor the boss player?
In February 2020, two books were launched by the Komla Dumor Memorial Foundation to honour him: The Dreamer, Komla Dumor the Boss Player in His own words and Komla Dumor in His Element, authored by his brother, Dr Korshie Dumor, and his father, Professor Ernest Dumor. ^ “BBC announces major new focus on Africa”.
Where did Komla Dumor get his masters degree?
Komla Dumor was born on 3 October 1972 in Accra, Ghana. He graduated with a BA in Sociology and Psychology from the University of Ghana, and a Masters in Public Administration from Harvard University. He won the Ghana Journalist of the Year award in 2003 and joined the BBC three years later.