BBC launches Komla Dumor Award 2017, seeking a future star



    BBC launches Komla Dumor Award 2017, seeking a future star

    Feb.15, London: The BBC is seeking a future star of African journalism for the BBC World News Komla Dumor Award, now in its third year.

    Journalists from across the continent are invited to apply for the award, which aims to uncover and promote fresh talent from Africa, BBC news report said.

    The winner will spend three months at the BBC headquarters in London, gaining skills and experience.

    Applications close on 15th March 2017 at 23:59 GMT.

    The award was established to honour Komla Dumor, an exceptional Ghanaian broadcaster and presenter for BBC World News, who died suddenly aged 41 in 2014.

    The Oslo Times International News Network