Kofi Atta Annan was born in Kumasi on April 8, 1938. Since 1960 Ghana has been a republic within the British Commonwealth, a group of nations dependent on Great Britain. Named for an African empire along the Niger River, Ghana was ruled by Great Britain for 113 years as the Gold Coast. Annan is descended from tribal chiefs on both sides of his family. His … Continue reading All you need to know about Former UN General Secretary, Kofi Annan.
Former UN Secretary-General, Kofi Annan is dead. Mr. Kofi Annan is reported to have died in the early hours of Saturday in Switzerland. He was 80 years old. Kofi Annan served as the seventh Secretary-General of the United Nations from January 1997 to December 2006. He was founder and Chairman of the Kofi Annan Foundation. Continue reading Former UN General Secretary, Kofi Annan Confirmed Dead.