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Kofi Atta Annan (/ˈkoʊfi ˈænæn/;[1] 8 April 1938 &...

wikipedia - 14 Sep 2018
Kofi Atta Annan (/ˈkoʊfi ˈænæn/;[1] 8 April 1938 – 18 August 2018) was a Ghanaian diplomat who served as the seventh Secretary-General of the United Nations, from January 1997 to December 2006. Annan and the UN were the co-recipients of the 2001 Nobel Peace Prize.[2] He was the founder and chairman of the Kofi Annan Foundation, as well as chairman of The Elders, an international organization founded by Nelson Mandela.[3]
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Kofi Annan: The quintessential liberation internationalist

The Punch - 17 Sep 2018
Bolaji Akinyemi. My acquaintance with Mr. Kofi Annan dated back to the latter part of the 1970s when I assumed duty as the Director-General of the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs and he was resident in Lagos as a United Nations official. He ...
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Mo Ibrahim Pays Tribute To Kofi Annan

Modern Ghana (press release) (blog) - 18 Sep 2018
As my predecessor in his role as Chair of the Ibrahim Prize Committee for Achievement in African Leadership, Kofi Annan was the embodiment of the values we should always seek when awarding the Ibrahim Prize. He sought, shared and firmly upheld the ...
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Why most Americans disliked Kofi Annan

The Standard - 16 Sep 2018
Coincidences can be unnerving. Two men, representing conflicting interests, rubbed shoulders at the United Nations. Kofi Annan, UN Secretary General, and John Robert Bolton, United States ambassador to the UN (2005-2006), disliked each other.
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Ghana bids farewell to former UN chief Kofi Annan [No Comment]

africanews - 15 Sep 2018
Ghana bid farewell to former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan on Thursday (September 13) in a full state funeral attended by African leaders and international statesmen who hailed his record as an advocate for humanity and world peace. More about.
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Kofi Annan fought for peace and respect — The Aga Khan

Graphic Online - 18 Sep 2018
The Aga Khan, the spiritual leader of the Shia Ismaili Muslims has paid glowing tribute to former United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Annan, describing him as one who “fought for peace, dignity and respect” around the world. “Kofi Annan fought for ...
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Kofi Annan was a beacon of hope in a troubled world

The Canberra Times - 14 Sep 2018
The best way to remember Kofi Annan, who was buried in his beloved Ghana on Thursday, is to review some of his favourite sayings and to try and live and up to them. The tribal aristocrat who led the United Nations for nine turbulent years was born in ...
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Kofi Annan's Body Returns Home to Ghana

Voice of America - 11 Sep 2018
The body of former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan has been flown back to his native Ghana for a state funeral. President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo received Annan's widow, Nane Annan, and family at Accra's Kotoka International Airport ...
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Kofi Annan: A measure of a man

Guardian (blog) - 17 Sep 2018
Then, as the class ended, one of my female classmates walked up to me and said: Father Matthew (as I insisted they call me), I picked Kofi Annan and I do not see how I, a white female can mimic Annan without making a fool of myself. I think you would ...
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Kofi Annan: Diplomat, peacemaker, Ping-Pong legend

Minneapolis Star Tribune - 01 Sep 2018
What, a student once asked Kofi Annan, was your most memorable experience during your years at Macalester College? Annan — diplomat, statesman, United Nations secretary-general, Nobel Peace Prize laureate and proud member of the Macalester class ...
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For Kofi Annan, shared prosperity meant shared responsibility

MIT News - 21 Aug 2018
That was the message that Kofi Annan SM '72, the seventh secretary-general of the United Nations from 1996 to 2007, had for members of the MIT Sloan community in October of 2002, when he spoke to mark the 50th anniversary of his alma mater. Annan ...
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Kofi Annan helped define the UN, in success and failure

The Economist - 23 Aug 2018
The title seemed to fit Kofi Annan, the seventh secretary-general, more than most. Soft-spoken and calm, Mr Annan had the demeanour of a monk. And with popish assuredness he set about trying to establish the UN as the world's moral arbiter. But he was ...
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Kofi Annan buried on stolen land – Ga-Dangme Youth

GhanaWeb - 17 Sep 2018
Mr Kofi Annan, Ghana's illustrious son died on August 18 aged 80 at his home in Switzerland after a short illness and was laid to rest on Thursday September 13, after a state funeral attended by some world leaders, diplomats and traditional authorities ...
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Ghanaian man plays flute with nose at Kofi Annan funeral

SBS - 14 Sep 2018
Former UN Secretary-General, Kofi Annan, has been farewelled in Ghana in a state ceremony. But during some of the tributes, audiences couldn't take their eyes away from the incredible flute player in the background. Updated Updated 4 days ago. Share.
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Kofi Annan's Legacy

New York Times - 20 Aug 2018
To the Editor: Re “Kofi Annan, Former U.N. Secretary General, Dies at 80” (front page, Aug. 19):. Mr. Annan was a global leader for peace who embodied the values of the United Nations. He was also very kind and caring, and he treated all equally ...
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Kofi Annan didn't deny the media, even at his most difficult moments

Columbia Journalism Review - 27 Aug 2018
Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan at his 2004 year-end press conference. Image via Ky Chung/UN Photos. On December 21, 2004, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan opened his annual end-of-year press conference with a dour description ...

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