BFF-48 Kofi Annan to receive state burial in Ghana on Sep 13

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Kofi Annan to receive state burial in Ghana on Sep 13

ACCRA, Aug 24, 2018 (BSS/AFP) – Former United Nations secretary general Kofi Annan will receive a state burial in Ghana on September 13, the Ghanaian president said on Friday.

The announcement was made by President Nana Akufo-Addo following a meeting with Annan’s family. Annan, a Ghanaian national and Nobel peace laureate, died on Saturday at the age of 80 after a short illness.

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