Former United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Annan is reported dead. Mr Kofi Annan is reported to have died in the early hours of Saturday in Switzerland.
Kofi Annan, the founding chair of the Kofi Annan Foundation, is a Nobel Peace Prize laureate and was the Secretary-General of the United Nations between 1997 and 2006. With the Foundation, Kofi Annan seeks to mobilise political will to overcome threats to peace, development and human rights.
Kofi Annan served as the seventh Secretary-General of the United Nations from January 1997 to December 2006.
He was 80 years old.