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Kofi Annan, former UN secretary general, dies

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Saturday, 18 August, 2018, 14:05
Kofi Annan, former UN secretary general, dies

Kofi Annan, the former United Nations secretary general, has died at the age of 80 after a short illness, his family and foundation announced on Saturday.

The Ghanaian was the seventh secretary general of the UN between 1997 and 2006 and won the Nobel peace prize for his humanitarian work.