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Ghana president pays tribute to BBC presenter Komla Dumor

23 January 2014 Last updated at 18:18 GMT

The president of Ghana has paid tribute to BBC World TV presenter Komla Dumor who died suddenly at his London home at the age of 41.

A Ghanaian, Komla Dumor joined the BBC in 2007 and became a presenter for BBC World News and its Focus on Africa programme.

During an interview on the programme, Ghanaian President John Dramani Mahama, took time to pay his respects, saying he cherished his friendship with Dumor.

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