Watch Video: BBC Confirms Komla Dumor’s Sudden Death

Renowned Ghanaian Broadcaster Komla Dumor has died suddenly after suffering a cardiac arrest 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 2007 after a decade of journalism in Ghana.

BBC Global News Director Peter Horrocks called Dumor a leading light of African journalism who would be deeply missed.

“Komla’s many friends and colleagues across Africa and the world will be as devastated as we are by this shocking news,” Mr Horrocks said in a statement.

“The sympathies of all his colleagues at the BBC are with his family and friends.”

Watch the video below:


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