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[Komla Dumor] 8 Years On A Revered BBC News Anchor Left The Screens

8 years on a one of of Ghana's excellent ambassadors on the world stage of astute journalism gave up his spirit which left many broken here in Ghana, Africa and the world respectively.

BBC TV presenter Komla Dumor died suddenly at his home in London at the age of 41. Ghana-born Dumor was a presenter for BBC World News and its Focus on Africa programme.

One of Ghana's best-known journalists, he joined the BBC as a radio broadcaster in 2006 after a decade of journalism in Ghana.

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.

From then until 2009 he hosted Network Africa for BBC World Service radio, before joining The World Today programme.

In 2009 Komla Dumor became the first host of Africa Business Report on BBC World News. He was a regular presenter of Focus on Africa and had fronted the programme the day before he died.

He travelled across Africa, meeting the continent's top entrepreneurs and reporting on the latest business trends around the continent.

He interviewed a number of high-profile guests including Bill Gates and Kofi Annan.

Rest On Icon a mentor to many and a father to young journalist.

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