ARTICLES RELATING TO KOFI ANNAN

'The last best hope of humanity' - UN that Kofi Annan served pays tribute

2018-09-22 12:05

Two secretaries-generals and diplomats from the world that Kofi Annan served for nearly 45 years paid tribute to him at the UN, but the most moving words were from his wife and son.

Leaders laud ex-UN chief Kofi Annan at Ghana state funeral

2018-09-14 05:54

United in sorrow, world leaders and international dignitaries came to Ghana to pay their last respects to former United Nations secretary general Kofi Annan who was honoured with a state funeral Thursday, as many lauded him as an exceptional man and leader.

WATCH: African leaders to attend Kofi Annan's funeral in Ghana

2018-09-13 11:25

Presidents from across Africa, including the Ivory Coast, Ethiopia and Zimbabwe are expected to attend the funeral service of former UN secretary general Kofi Annan in the Ghanaian capital, Accra.

WATCH: Top 5 world news videos today

2018-09-12 05:21

Watch our playlist of the top 5 most talked about videos today, 12 September 2018.

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See pictures of the body of Kofi Annan as he arrives in Ghana in a solemn ceremony marking the start of official mourning for the former UN secretary general.

See pictures of the body of Kofi Annan as he arrives in Ghana in a solemn ceremony marking the start of official mourning for the former UN secretary general.

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Body of former UN secretary general Kofi Annan returned to Ghana

2018-09-10 21:04

The body of Kofi Annan has returned to his native Ghana in a solemn ceremony marking the start of official mourning for the former UN secretary-general.

Kofi Annan to receive state burial in Ghana on September 13: Ghanaian president

2018-08-24 19:25

Former United Nations secretary general Kofi Annan will receive a state burial in Ghana on September 13, the Ghanaian president has said.

Kofi Annan understood the limits of diplomacy, why it's important never to give up

2018-08-20 11:04

Kofi Annan He left an enduring legacy of embedding democracy and involving civil society in the pursuit of peace, writes The Conversation.

Ghana mourns Annan, grandson of tribal chiefs to UN chief

2018-08-18 19:35

The West African nation of Ghana is mourning Kofi Annan, the grandson of tribal chiefs who became the first black African to assume the world's top diplomatic post.

Kofi Annan: the UN's 'rock star' secretary-general

2018-08-18 16:56

Kofi Annan, who died Saturday at the age of 80, led the United Nations through the divisive years of the Iraq war and the trauma of the September 11, 2001 attacks.

 

Top Africa stories: Zim chief justice heckled, Kofi Annan's funeral

2018-09-14 08:26

Zimbabwe's chief justice Luke Malaba has been "heckled and booed" by opposition party lawmakers, and world leaders have bed final farewell to UN's Kofi Annan at Ghana state funeral.

WATCH: Final farewell to UN's Kofi Annan at Ghana state funeral

2018-09-13 12:23

World leaders past and present, traditional rulers and global royalty have joined the family of Kofi Annan, as the former UN secretary general's state funeral takes place in his native Ghana.

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Ghanaians have been filing past Kofi Annan's remains to pay their last respects, as his body lies in state in the capital of his native Ghana. See picture

Ghanaians have been filing past Kofi Annan's remains to pay their last respects, as his body lies in state in the capital of his native Ghana. See picture

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Ghana's public says farewell to Kofi Annan

2018-09-11 19:52

A steady stream of mourners have paid their respects to the former UN secretary general Kofi Annan, as his body lay in state in the capital of his native Ghana.

WATCH: Body of Kofi Annan receives hero's welcome upon landing in Ghana

2018-09-11 08:27

The body of former UN secretary general Kofi Annan has received a hero's welcome upon landing in Ghana's capital.

Tutu pays tribute to 'outstanding' late UN chief Annan

2018-08-25 10:10

Archbishop Desmond Tutu has described Kofi Annan as "an outstanding human being who represented our continent and the world with enormous graciousness, integrity and distinction".

Top Africa stories: Grace Mugabe fake PhD, Mugabe farm

2018-08-21 08:10

The University of Zimbabwe for boss have been suspended over Grace Mugabe's "fake" PhD, and Robert Mugabe will only be allowed to keep one farm in line with the government’s land policies, says President Emmerson Mnangagwa.

'A voice of great authority and wisdom' - world mourns loss of Kofi Annan

2018-08-18 20:12

There has been an outpouring of condolences from leaders around the world after the death of former United Nations Secretary General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan.

Across Africa, mourning over Kofi Annan

2018-08-18 17:30

People across Africa are expressing shock and sorrow over the death of Ghanaian-born Kofi Annan, the first black African to become UN secretary-general

Ghana declares week of mourning after death of Annan

2018-08-18 15:33

Ghana's president Nana Akufo-Addo has declared a week of mourning to pay homage to former UN chief and Nobel laureate Kofi Annan.

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