former UN secretary general Kofi Annan dies

The former UN secretary-general who won the Nobel Peace Prize for humanitarian work Kofi Annan, has died at the age of 80.

Annan was the first black African to take up the role of the world’s top diplomat, serving two terms from 1997 to 2006.

He later served as the UN special envoy for Syria, leading efforts to find a peaceful solution to the conflict

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