Mandela’s daughter: BBC’s Komla ‘shining star of Africa’

Makaziwe MandelaThe daughter of Nelson Mandela, Makaziwe Mandela, has paid tribute to BBC presenter Komla Dumor who died suddenly on Saturday 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.

Makaziwe Mandela, who Mr Dumor interviewed after her father’s death, described him as a “a shining star of Africa”.

BBC 20 January 2014 Last updated at 11:19 GMT

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