Akan people: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Former UN secretary-general Kofi Annan passes away

Kofi Annan (80), the former UN secretary-general and a Ghanaian diplomat, has passed away in Switzerland on August 18, 2018. He served two terms as UN chief from 1997 to 2006. Mr Annan was the first black African to become UN secretary-general. He later served as the UN special envoy for Syria, leading efforts to ..

Ghana: Akufo Addo is the new President

The former foreign minister Nana Akufo-Addo from New Patriotic Party NPP has emerged victorious in Ghana’s Presidential election by defeating President John Mahama by 53.8 percent votes in his favour. This is his third run for the top post. Mahama had become President in July 2012 after the sudden demise of the then incumbent leader ..

Kofi Annan resigns as the UN special envoy to Syria

Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan quit as the UN special envoy to Syria. He was appointed to the position to explore for the peaceful solution to the Syrian crisis and secure a peaceful transition of the rule. He failed to accomplish his task. Besides, he also failed to bring all the super powers on one ..