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Editorial News of Wednesday, 23 February 2022


Ghana's Hanna Tetteh appointed UN Special Envoy for Horn of Africa

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Former Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration Ms. Hanna Serwaa Tetteh of Ghana has been appointed Special Envoy of the Secretary-General of the United Nations for the Horn of Africa

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres made the announcement on February 22, 2022.

In 2019, Ms Tetteh became the Special Representative of the Secretary-General to the African Union and Head of the United Nations Office to the African Union after working as Director-General of the United Nations Office in Nairobi, Kenya.

An experienced lawyer and politician, Ms Tetteh would bring to her role many years of working in diplomatic circles and knowledge of the political landscape of Africa.

She has served as a Member of Parliament, Minister of State as well as in a role that required her expertise in peacebuilding and conflict resolution across the continent.