The website, www.komladumorfoundation.org, will be used to enhance
and promote the values of the late broadcaster whose work touched the
lives millions across the world.
Creator of the website, Mr. Kwei Quaye-Foli, explaining the contents
of the website at the launch at the Ghana International Press Centre
said it contains a photo and video gallery, code of ethics and
contacts of the foundation, a blog, and an event calendar to give
visitors up-to-speed information of the foundation.
Speaking at the launch, Dzifa Abla Gomashie, Deputy Minister for
Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, who is also a board member of the
foundation, challenged Ghanaian journalists to strive to use their
professional training to the benefit of society.
According to her, "Komla's passion was investigative journalism, he
investigated a lot of things. Through him, issues that we would not
have ordinarily heard about, we heard about them. And we heard about
them in a fair and balanced way."
She added that, "We heard about all the sides. We heard about the
views of other people, never about what he thought about it; never did
he allow what he thought to override what the truth was."
Mrs Mary Chinery-Hesse, Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of the
foundation officially launched the website.
She also described the late Komla Dumor, who started his career at Joy
FM, as the man of the people and the website reflects the ideals he
"The website is an important tool in their endeavour to promote the
principles of Komla Dumor and I urge the media to use the website to
help tell the African story as Komla Dumor did," Mrs Chinery-Hesse