Wife of former U.N. chief Kofi Annan joins mourners around husband’s casket

Traditional leaders pay their respects to former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan, who died in Switzerland, as his casket lies in state at the International Conference Centre ahead of the state funeral in Accra, Ghana September 12, 2018. Reuters/Francis Kokoroko

ACCRA (Reuters) – The wife of former United Nations chief Kofi Annan joined dignitaries on Wednesday to file past her husband’s casket amid traditional funeral rites by local chiefs and clan leaders. Annan, a Ghanaian national and Noble peace prize laureate, died in a Swiss hospital last month at the age of 80. He was […]

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