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Former UN Chief Kofi Annan Laid to Rest in Ghana

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7Dnews London - AFP

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 22:34 GMT

The former United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Atta Annan has been laid to rest today, Wednesday 13th September, in his native country Ghana, after a state funeral attended by people from all walks of life including leaders worldwide, reports AFP.

Annan, a Ghanaian national and Noble peace prize laureate, died in a Swiss hospital last month at the age of 80. He was surrounded in his last days by his second wife Nane and children Ama, Kojo and Nina.

The family of Kofi Annan have shared emotional and powerful tributes, describing him as a ‘special father’ and an ‘extraordinary human being’.


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