Police clampdown over intelligence report By INK A break-in at the INK Centre for investigative Journalism in Gaborone at the weekend has raised concerns among journalists that official intolerance towards the independent media is growing in Botswana. The Tholwana Borethe report, leaked to a wide range of news organisations in July last year, claimed that the Directorate of Intelligence and Security Services is running an operation intended to disrupt the opposition ahead of the election. Konopo said during the break-in the intruders broke open a steel filing cabinet containing valuable items including laptops, but took none of them.
His programme was a daring foray for the BBC, and took him to close to 20 African countries covering hundreds of thousands of miles interviewing the continents top entrepreneurs, politicians and policy makers.
Dumor graduated from the University of Ghana with a degree in Sociology and later also went to Harvard University, where he gained a Masters in Public Administration. Dumor was widely celebrated as one of the faces and voices of a newly rising Africa, a phenomenon he covered widely, reporting and presenting on the challenges, opportunities and possibilities of the continent.
Over the course of his career he interviewed many of the leading figures in Africa and internationally, and was one of the many journalists to cover the funeral of former South African president, Nelson Mandela, last month.
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His work won him many plaudits and awards; in he was named journalist of the year by the Ghana Journalist Association. Inthe New African named him as one of the most globally influential Africans; the magazine hailed him as one of the emerging African faces of global broadcasting.
Since his passing, tributes have come from far and wide, from journalists as well as many members of the public.
At the Royal African Society, we were very honoured to have Komla Dumor as a speaker at some of our events, and as one of our supporters. He will be greatly missed by us, and all of those involved with Africa in the UK.
He is survived by his wife Mrs. Kwansema Dumor, his three children, and his father Prof. Dele Fatunla is a writer. He works for the Royal African Society.Botswana's President Ian Khama has told the BBC that he doesn't have any sympathy for Robert Mugabe, who resigned yesterday as Zimbabwe's leader.
Botwana, like other nations in southern Africa, hosts thousands of Zimbabweans who have fled their home for jobs and a better life.
Presenter of Africa Business Report on BBC World News Lerato joined the BBC in as a presenter of the flagship breakfast radio program Newsday on the BBC World Service. Prior to that, she served as a senior business anchor for CNBC Africa when it launched in GABORONE, Botswana — Botswana is a nation that has made great strides at modernization and industrialization.
The economy has been characterized by consistent growth and is sometimes known as the Hong Kong or Singapore of Southern Africa. Komla Dumor is a Ghanaian Journalist who was born in the country’s capital Accra. Dumor is the presenter of Focus on Africa, the BBC’s first-ever dedicated daily TV news programme in English for African audiences, broadcast on BBC World News.
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