Annan

By IndepthAfrica
In Letters & Interviews
Oct 9th, 2012
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  Economist KOFI ANNAN joined the United Nations in 1962. He rose to become Secretary-General and served two terms, from 1997 to 2006. A number of important changes took place within the organisation under Mr Annan’s leadership. He played a pivotal role in helping to create the “Global Fund to F...
By IndepthAfrica
In World News
Apr 10th, 2012
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Kofi Annan has vowed to continue efforts to secure a ceasefire and launch political negotiations in Syria, despite continuing attacks on rebel-held areas and claims that government forces killed 1,000 people in the eight days before a truce was due to begin on Tuesday. Speaking hours after the expiry...