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 (ăn′ən), Kofi Born 1938.
Ghanaian diplomat who served as secretary-general of the United Nations (1997-2006). He shared the 2001 Nobel Peace Prize with the United Nations.
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(Biography) Kofi (ˈkəʊfɪ). born 1938, Ghanaian international civil servant; secretary-general of the United Nations (1997–2007): Nobel peace prize 2001 with the UN
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Kofi, born 1938, Ghanaian diplomat: secretary-general of the United Nations since 1997.
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The little village of Ecclefechan was about six miles from the Solway Firth, among the pasture lands of the bale of Annan. Here Thomas grew to be a boy running about barefooted and sturdy with his many brothers and sisters, and one step- brother older than himself.
Between the earnest and frugal father and mother and their children there was a great and reverent though quiet love, and poor though they were, the parents determined that their children should be well taught, so when Thomas was ten he was sent to a school at Annan some five miles away, where he could learn more than in the little village school.
Seeing the worldwide support for Annan, Washington appears to have abandoned its confrontational stance for now.
Annan was piping hot on Saturday hosting the biggest pipe band competition in south west Scotland.
President Akufo-Addo has described the late former United Nations Secretary General, Mr Kofi Annan, as one who found the vision of a Ghana and Africa Beyond Aid very pleasing.
Kofi Annan passed away on August 18th in Switzerland at age 80 after a short illness.
NNA - The body of former UN secretary general Kofi Annan received a hero's welcome upon landing at Kotoka International Airport in Ghana's capital.
Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan died at the age of 80 after battling a short illness.
This time the most shocking is news of the sad demise of Kofi Annan. A UN former Secretary-General, Annan is a cult figure known to the entire world.
Bungoma senator Moses Wetang'ula and Devolution CS Eugene Wamalwa have eulogised former UN secretary general Kofi Annan who died in Switzerland at age 80.
The Philippines on Sunday joined the international community in mourning the demise of former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan.