10:52 am
27 October 2016

The 10 Most Powerful Men in African Business

Komla Dumor, Ghana, Lead Presenter on "Focus On Africa" and BBC World News' European morning segment

10. Komla Dumor, Ghana, Lead Presenter on “Focus On Africa” and BBC World News’ European morning segment

In memoriam. The highly-respected presenter of “Focus on Africa”, BBC’s flagship and first-ever dedicated daily TV news show on BBC World News  died of cardiac arrest on January 18 earlier this year at his home in London. Dumor, who was named one of “100 Most Influential Africans” in 2013 by New African magazine, had “established himself as one of the emerging African faces of global broadcasting.”As a lead presenter for BBC World, Dumor had considerable influence on how the continent is covered.He leaves behind a powerful and enduring legacy; how the continent is reported. “There’s so much more to tell about Africa than the usual stories about war, famine and disease.”