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Ghana's public says farewell to Kofi Annan

World Sep 11, 2018

Ghana's public says farewell to Kofi Annan

A steady stream of mourners paid their respects Tuesday to former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, as his body lay in state in the capital of his native Ghana. The diplomat's body was flown back from his home in Switzerland on Monday ahead of a state ...

Editorials Aug 20, 2018

Kofi Annan, an African lion

The former United Nations secretary-general spent his entire life trying to make the world a better place. Not a bad epitaph for anyone.

Kofi Annan: The U.N.'s 'rock star' secretary-general

World | FOCUS Aug 19, 2018

Kofi Annan: The U.N.'s 'rock star' secretary-general

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 Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. The first secretary-general from sub-Saharan Africa, Ghanaian-born Annan was credited for raising the U.N.'s ...

Leaders needed to fix global 'mess,' Kofi Annan says

World Dec 12, 2017

Leaders needed to fix global 'mess,' Kofi Annan says

Former U.N. chiefs Kofi Annan and Ban Ki-moon have lashed out at the state of global leadership in the age of Donald Trump, warning a nuclear war could be triggered by accident. "Honestly speaking, we are in a mess," Annan said in an interview ahead ...