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How Kofi Annan Died In His Sleep At Swiss Hospital In Bern Switzerland On Saturday

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More details have emerged on the sudden death of former UN SG, Mr Kofi Annan who passed away at age 80 in the early hours of Saturday the 18th of August 2018.

According to Reuters, Mr Adnan was admitted to a specialist hospital in Bern, capital city of Switzerland on Saturday where he passed away in his sleep.

The report revealed that the Ghanaian icon died peacefully with his wife and children by his side.

Annan who started his UN career at WHO in Geneva met his wife, Nane Maria Annan, a Swedish lawyer at the Graduate Institute of International studies.

kofi annan dies sleep swiss hospital

After his UN assignment ended in 2006, he established Kofi Annan Foundation in Geneva where he lived till the time of his death.

The late icon is survived by his wife and their three children, Nina, Kojo and Ama Annan.

May his soul rest in peace.



  1. Jaiyeoba

    August 19, 2018 at 9:25 AM

    rip what about his first wife

  2. Mon

    August 19, 2018 at 10:06 AM

    You have played your own part and death is not the end of a great man. Still you live through your legacies,rest in peace.

  3. DB

    August 20, 2018 at 10:22 AM

    This was one rare African breed. After Mandela, it is Kofi Anan.

    • Jilo

      August 20, 2018 at 4:43 PM

      You are right DB. Kofi Annan was an icon who was known around the Globe especially in trying to bring the World together. He made me so proud that I came from Africa.

      If he has stolen all the money in the United Nation to build paladian mansion for himself just like his useless colleagues in Africa, he will still die the same way without taking anything with him. He had laid a better legacy for his family and his ancestral home in Ghana. Sleep well Kofi Annan.

  4. Lola O

    August 20, 2018 at 7:12 PM

    What a peaceful end to a man who devoted a greater part of his life seeking peace around the world. Sir Kofi, you earned respect of the world through your peace making efforts, dignified and gentlemanly nature. Your legacy will not be forgotten. My condolences to his wife, children and family and friends. Eternal rest grant unto him O Lord.

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