Mourners are paying their respects in the birthplace of former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan ahead of the Ghanaian diplomat’s funeral on Thursday.
The body of Kofi Annan was on Monday returned to his native Ghana in a solemn ceremony marking the start of official mourning for the former UN secretary-general.
The National Assembly paused on Thursday to remember the life and service of former United Nation Secretary General Kofi Annan.
Former United Nations secretary general Kofi Annan will receive a state funeral and burial in Ghana on September 13, the Ghanaian president said on Friday, calling it “a major event for our country”.
Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo on Saturday declared a week of mourning to pay homage to former UN chief and Nobel laureate Kofi Annan.