Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan sadly passed away in Switzerland on August 18 after a short illness. The 80-year-old diplomat was known for his continued fight for humanitarian causes across the world.
Born on April 8, 1938, Annan was the only black Secretary-General of the United Nations and second African after Egyptian diplomat Boutros Boutros-Ghali. His journey as a diplomat started in the 1960s and continued until his death.
He is set to be buried in his home country of Ghana on Thursday, September 13.
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To celebrate his legacy, Face2Face Africa shares with you some notable speeches this illustrious son of Africa will be remembered for.
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