"Kofi Annan was one of the most illustrious people of this generation. He was like an elderly brother," Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo said. "It's going to be a major event for our country. I expect many leaders to be present," he said, adding that Annan would be buried in Accra's new military cemetery.
Ghana to Give the Late Kofi Annan a State Funeral
This is Africa, 27 August 2018
President Nana Akufo-Addo announced that the recently deceased former Secretary-General of the United Nations, Kofi Annan, would have a full state burial, "befitting his status as… Read more »
Kofi Annan Strengthened the UN's Dignity With the Help of Two Brazilians
IPS, 21 August 2018
Kofi Annan's stature as a global leader grew after he finished his second term as United Nations Secretary-General in 2006. Time confirmed his excellence in defending the… Read more »
Kofi Annan (1938-2018)
Daily Trust, 24 August 2018
Perhaps no other prominent African personality of international clout, apart from the late Nelson Mandela, has attracted so much accolade, sympathy, empathy and condolence like the… Read more »
Liberia - Former President Sirleaf Signs Book of Condolence of Former UN Secretary General, Kofi Annan
FrontPageAfrica, 26 August 2018
Madam Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, former President of the Republic of Liberia joined many others last Thursday, August 23, 2018 at the Embassy of the Republic of Ghana in Sinkor,… Read more »
Kofi Annan's mediation of the 2008 post-election crisis in Kenya was among the "most intensive and enduring of all my interventions," he said afterwards. Some of his Kenyan ... Read more »
Friends, leaders and organisations have been sharing their memories of the career diplomat, global leader, and passionate advocate Kofi Annan. He passed away after a short illnes Read more »
The Ghanaian national, who lived in Switzerland, was a career diplomat who projected quiet charisma and is widely credited for raising the world body's profile in global politics ... Read more »
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