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5 Dec 2019
In 2003, on the occasion of the adoption of the UN Convention against Corruption by the General Assembly, late Secretary-General Kofi Annan remarked: “Corruption is an insidious plague that has a wide range of corrosive effects on societies.
14 Nov 2019
NCMG International will today, Thursday, November 14th 2019 by 6:30 pm at Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja, Nigeria honour the family of the late Mr. Kofi Annan and Justice Sundaresh Menon...
2 Aug 2019
Last year on the 18 July 2018, the world came together to mark the centenary of Nelson Mandela. In the lead up to this, I was approached by a number of individuals and organisations inviting me to support in the global celebrations.
29 Jun 2019
The 2018 ECOWAS Prize of Excellence has been posthumously awarded to a former Secretary-General of the United Nations, Kofi Annan and Dr Ameyo Adadevoh for their contributions to region’s well-being. The prize was presented to representatives of their families at the 55 Summit of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government on Saturday…
6 Oct 2018
African Literary statesman, Professor Wole Soyinka, yesterday in Stockholm, Sweden, earned prolonged applause when he dedicated his keynote address at the ‘Nobel Teachers Summit’ to the memory of the late former Secretary-General of the United Nations, Prof. Kofi Annan.
19 Sep 2018
Sir: We lost one of Africa’s great champions, Kofi Annan. Throughout his extraordinary life, Annan was committed to something higher than himself.
17 Sep 2018
I am honoured and humbled to be invited to add my own voice to the torrent of world-wide tributes that have followed the transition of former Secretary General Kofi Annan. My acquaintance with Mr. Annan dated back to the latter part of the 1970s when I assumed duty as the Director-General of the Nigerian Institute ....
17 Sep 2018
At the John F. Kennedy School of Government, one of the Professors who taught a subject called Reading History gave us an assignment. The strongest part of the course was the need for students to prepare themselves for problem-solving roles, which come with leadership in public life.
13 Sep 2018
Tributes were paid to former UN secretary general Kofi Annan as he was laid to rest in his native Ghana on Thursday, with calls to keep alive the legacy of a "stubborn optimist" to create a better, more peaceful world.
12 Sep 2018
Former Secretary-General of Commonwealth, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, will tomorrow leave Lagos to join the rest of the world to pay his last respect to his colleague and Ghanaian diplomat, Kofi Annan. Annan died in Switzerland on August 18, and his burial is billed for tomorrow, September 13, 2018 in his home country. In a statement,…
4 Sep 2018
Of all the books written by or on Kofi Atta Annan (1938-2018) none is more controversial than the 442 page book, The Best Intentions by Mr. James Traub, a New York Times magazine...
1 Sep 2018
Ghana’s High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr Rashid Bawa, has said that the relationship between the two countries can be further be strengthened by the legacies entrenched by the late UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan. Bawa told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja that the former UN Secretary-General lived a life worthy of emulation. He…


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