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General News of Wednesday, 29 August 2018


Kofi Annan's remains arrives in Ghana September 10

The mortal remains of former United Nations secretary general Busumuru Kofi Annan will arrive in Accra - Ghana on Monday, September 10, 2018, for a state burial.

The body will be accompanied by his widow Nane Maria Annan, his children and some executives of the United Nations. A press conference held in Accra by the government, addressed by the information minister-designate Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah said president Nana Akufo-Addo and the Ghana armed forces, will receive the body on behalf of the people of Ghana.

Mr Kofi Annan died in Switzerland on August 18, 2018 after a short illness.