Monday, December 10, 2018

Tag: Kofi Annan

Former UN Chief Kofi Annan to be...

ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — Former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan will be buried Thursday after days of visitations and a final funeral ceremony. Mourners have...

Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan Dies at...

GENEVA (AP) — Kofi Annan, one of the world's most celebrated diplomats and a charismatic symbol of the United Nations who rose through its...

65 African Icons Every Black Person Should...

Former South African President Nelson Mandela Former president of Ghana Kwame Nkrumah   President of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe Former president of Tanzania Julius Nyerere Pan-African hero Patrice Lumumba Former South...

South Sudan Conflict: A Test for the...

NAIROBI, Kenya - Even at this point - days after the trouble in South Sudan first erupted - there is much that is still...

Kofi Annan: Africa Plundered by Secret Mining...

Tax avoidance, secret mining deals and financial transfers are depriving Africa of the benefits of its resources boom, ex-UN chief Kofi Annan has said. Firms...

Kofi Annan Launches West African Panel on...

 Kofi Annan, a former U.N. secretary-general, today launched a major new initiative to help tackle the growing threat from illegal drug trafficking in West...

Kofi Annan Resigns as U.N. Envoy to...

Kofi Annan Resigns - Frustrated by his inability to bring a sense of peace to the conflict in Syria, Kofi Annan submitted his resignation...

200 Brutally Killed in Attack on Syrian...

Some 200 people have been killed in an attack on the Syrian village of Tremseh, opposition activists say. If confirmed, it would be the bloodiest...

Clinton to Syria: ‘The Sand is Running...

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Sunday that time is running out on Syrian peace hopes and warned that the Syrian state...

African Officials Worry Economic Uncertainty Poses Great...

The Africa Progress Panel warns if African nations fail to generate equitable growth, they could face grave consequences. The International Monetary Fund expects economic...

Africa’s Leaders Should Be Prepared To Say...

Africa's leaders should be prepared to say no, Ethiopian prime minister Meles Zenawi told business and political leaders in Addis Ababa at the World...