World dignitaries laid to rest former UN secretary general Kofi Annan in his native Ghana on Thursday, with calls to keep alive the legacy of a “stubborn optimist” to create a better, more peaceful world. His widow Nane Maria led hundreds of mourners, including world leaders past and present, traditional rulers
The United Nations (UN) on Thursday paid final respects to former Secretary-General Kofi Annan, as the late Ghanaian diplomat is laid to rest on Thursday in Ghana. The current UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, in his remarks at the funeral of his predecessor, played glowing tributes to Annan, who died on Aug.
Former United Nations Secretary-General and Noble prize laureate Kofi Annan will be buried in his home country Ghana on Sept 13, the West African nation’s president said on Friday. Nana Akufo-Addo told a delegation of Annan’s family that Annan would have a full state burial, “befitting his status as a global
Nane Maria Annan, wife of late ex-Secretary General of the United Nations, Kofi Annan has revealed how he died. According to Nane, Kofi Annan died peacefully in his sleep. Also, the President of Ghana, Akufo-Addo commiserated with Annan family over the sad loss. The President wrote: “The Government and people of Ghana, First Lady
President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the government and people of Ghana over the passing of former United Nations (UN) Secretary General, Kofi Annan, in the early hours of Saturday 18th August, 2018. President Buhari, who called President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana from London, said all Nigerians and ECOWAS member countries
Former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan, a Ghanaian has died. The Kofi Annan Foundation said the former UN boss, who won the Nobel Peace Prize for humanitarian work, died on Saturday aged 80. He died in Switzerland, after a brief illness, according to a tweet by the Foundation “It is with immense