Makaziwe Mandela, the daughter of former South African President Nelson Mandela
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Mandela's daughter: BBC's Komla 'shining star of Africa'

20 January 2014 Last updated at 11:19 GMT

The 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".

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