Komla Dumor BBC Launches Award To Honour Late Broadcaster

BBC is set to honour former broadcaster, Komla Dumor, who died on January 18, 2014 in his London home at the age of 41.

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The BBC is launching an award in honour of its presenter, Komla Dumor, a year after his unexpected death.

The award, according to the BBC will be given to an outstanding individual living and working in Africa, who combines strong journalism skills and an exceptional talent in telling African stories, with the ambition and potential to become a star of the future.

The award also seeks to invest in the future of African journalism by offering the winner the chance to visit the BBC and share Africa’s stories with the world.

The winner will be given an opportunity to gain recognition and experience, work with teams across BBC News during a three month placement in London and have the chance to broadcast on TV, radio and online to the BBC’s audiences of 265 million across the world.

His first anniversary memorial service was held on Saturday, 17th January, 2014 at the Holy Spirit Cathedral at Adabraka in Accra after which his tomb was unveiled.

Credit: Citifmonline

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