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World leaders to attend Kofi Annan's state funeral in Ghana

Sep 13, 2018 - 3:02 PM

Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo calls the funeral 'a major event for our country' and describes Annan as 'one of the most illustrious people of this generation'

KOFI ANNAN. Local chiefs, politicians and extended family members wait to pay their respects to Kofi Annan, Ghanaian diplomat and former Secretary General of United Nations who died on August 18 at the age of 80 after a short illness, at the entrance of Accra International Conference Centre in Accra on September 12, 2018. Photo by Ruth McDowall/AFP

Kofi Annan to receive state burial in Ghana on September 13

Aug 25, 2018 - 9:50 AM

'It's going to be a major event for our country... I expect many leaders to be present,' says Ghana President Nana Akufo-Addo

(FILES) In this file photo taken on April 28, 2004 United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan takes a question during a press conference at the UN Headquarters in New York. Former United Nations Secretary General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan has died on August 18, 2018 after a short illness at the age of 80, his foundation announced. "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," the foundation said in a statement. Timothy A. CLARY / AFP

Tributes pour in for former UN chief, Nobel laureate Kofi Annan

Aug 18, 2018 - 7:48 PM

(4th UPDATE) World leaders and organizations pay tribute to the former UN Secretary General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate

UN CHIEF. In this file photo taken on April 28, 2004, United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan takes a question during a press conference at the UN Headquarters in New York. Photo by Timothy A. Clary/AFP

Kofi Annan, former UN chief, dies at 80

Aug 18, 2018 - 5:57 PM

(4th UPDATE) Current UN chief Antonio Guterres voices deep sadness at the news, describing Annan as 'a guiding force for good'

NOBEL LAUREATE. In this file photo, Kofi Annan, former Secretary General of the United Nations, speaks during the Langenburg Forum for sustainability in Langenburg, central Germany on June 8, 2017. Photo by Christoph Schmidt/AFP

Ghana president says 'no reason' to return to IMF

Feb 08, 2018 - 11:51 PM

Ghana President Nana Akufo-Addo tells parliament his government had buckled down on mismanagement and pledged to stabilize the economy to avoid another bailout

NANA AKUFO ADDO. President of the Republic of Ghana Nana Akufo Addo addresses the audience at The Confederation of African Football (CAF) 2017 Awards at The Accra International Conference Centre in Accra on January 4, 2018. Photo by Cristina Aldehuela/AFP

Anger in Ghana after 7 die in fuel station fire, blasts

Oct 08, 2017 - 7:20 PM

(3rd UPDATE) A tanker truck carrying natural gas catches fire, triggering deadly explosions

A picture taken on October 8, 2017 in Accra shows burnt vehicles on the site where a gas tanker caught fire, triggering explosions at two fuel stations on the evening of October 7, 2017.  At least three people were killed and dozens injured after a tanker truck carrying natural gas caught fire in Ghana's capital, Accra, triggering explosions at two fuel stations, emergency services said on October 8, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Ruth McDowall

Ghana Supreme Court upholds president's election win

Aug 30, 2013 - 10:57 AM

Ghana s Supreme Court upheld President John Dramani Mahama s win in elections last year dismissing an opposition case alleging voter fraud