September 12, 2018 11:51 pm
The wife of former United Nations chief Kofi Annan joined dignitaries on Wednesday to file past her husband's casket amid traditional funeral rites by local chiefs and clan leaders.
August 18, 2018 8:53 pm
President Nana Akufo-Addo ordered Ghana's national flag to be flown at half-mast across the country and in all of the country's diplomatic missions from Monday for one week.
January 18, 2019 1:12 pm
“Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress in every society, in every family.”
August 18, 2018 6:26 pm
Kofi Annan, who served two terms as UN Secretary-General from January 1, 1997, to December 31, 2006, died at the age of 80.
August 19, 2018 10:43 am
One of the world's most noted diplomats and a charismatic symbol of the United Nations, Annan, a native of Ghana, rose through its ranks to become the first black African secretary-general of the UN. The news of his death was announced by his foundation on Saturday.
August 18, 2018 5:25 pm
Born on 8 April 1938, Kofi Annan was the co-recipient of the 2001 Nobel peace prize along with the United Nations.
August 18, 2018 9:45 pm
General Kofi Annan was the first black African to assume the office of world's top diplomat, serving two terms from 1997 to 2006
May 04, 2018 7:02 am
UN human rights experts investigating a possible genocide in Myanmar said in March that Facebook had played a role in spreading hate speech in the country. Nearly 700,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled Myanmar into Bangladesh since insurgent attacks sparked a security crackdown last August.
October 17, 2014 2:43 pm
Annan said 'the spread of the virus from Africa to countries overseas was only a matter of time'.
February 09, 2014 4:04 am
The prize was instituted in 2009 to recognise extraordinary work in the field of sciences and humanities