first anniversary service for late ace
broadcaster, Komla Afeke Dumor, will be held
today, Saturday January 17, 2015.
The service will take place at the Holy Spirit
Cathedral at Adabraka in Accra and will be
followed by the unveiling of his tomb later on
The late media icon was a former presenter on
Joy FM and until his death, he presented
“Focus on Africa” programme on the BBC.
He died on Saturday, January 18, 2014 in his
London home at the age of 41.
His body was flown home on February 3, 2014
and was buried on Saturday, February 22.
The impact of his death was felt by both
Ghanaians and non-Ghanaians due to the
unsurpassed mark he made within the short
time he worked as a broadcast journalist.
In May 2014, his family launched the Komla
Dumor Memorial Foundation in New York
aimed at fostering dialogue on issues of
development and to reshape the identity of
Africa as the new frontier in the world system.