BREAKING: Kofi Annan, Former UN Secretary General, Is Dead

On August 18, 2018 32 Comments

Kofi Annan, former secretary-general of the United Nations, is dead.

The Nobel peace laureate died on Saturday after a short illness, his family said in a statement.

“It is with immense sadness that the Annan family and the Kofi Annan Foundation announce that Kofi Annan, former Secretary General of the United Nations and Nobel Peace Laureate, passed away peacefully on Saturday 18th August after a short illness,” Annan’s family said.

The Ghanaian was the seventh secretary general of the UN between 1997 and 2006 and won the Nobel peace prize for his humanitarian work.

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  2. Anonymous says:

    Kofi Annan was a preacher of peace, unity and love. A true son of Africa. Africa mourns your death. Death is a terrible fate awaiting all humans. May your soul rest in peace in the bosom of your Maker.

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