Kofi Annan mourns BBC TV presenter Komla Dumor

BBC TV presenter Komla Dumor died suddenly at his London home on 18th January 2014

Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan has paid tribute to the late BBC TV presenter Komla Dumor.

Mr. Dumor, Ghanaian died suddenly at his London home on 18th January 2014. According to BBC, it is thought Mr. Dumor, 41, suffered a heart attack.  

“With Komla Dumor’s sudden and tragic death, Africa has lost one of its brightest young talents. Komla was an inspirational journalist, always determined to find the facts and report on the truth. I shall miss his smile and wonderful sense of humour. May his soul rest in peace,” Mr. Annan said.

Mr. Dumor joined the BBC in 2007 and became a presenter for BBC World News and its Focus on Africa programme.