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Kofi Annan died from ‘pneumonia’-Aide

A former Policy Advisor who was also Director of Communications for Kofi Annan whilst he was at the UN Mr. Edward Mortimer has told the BBC that the Former Ghanaian diplomat died from “pneumonia”.
According to Mr., Edward Mortimer who has been throwing some light on what the former UN General Secretary was suffering from said, Mr. Kofi Annan was in good health until the last two weeks.
According to him, Mr. Annan suffered from “pneumonia” and did not quite give the family the opportunity to prepare for his death.
Describing the late Annan as an “extraordinary” man Edward Mortimer said at no point did he see him angry or raise his voice.
Ghana and the rest of the international community last Saturday woke up to news of the death of Kofi Annan aged 80. He died in Bern, Switzerland at the hospital on Saturday, 18 August.
Meanwhile, the funeral arrangement of the late UN Secretary General, Kofi Annan, will be announced after the Asantehene is formally informed about his passing.
His family members here in Ghana say they will meet Otumfuo Osei Tutu II this week as tradition demands because Kofi Annan was one of his chiefs.
Government has directed that flags at all state institutions should fly at half-mast in memory of the late statesman.
President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has visited the family of the late Secretary General of the United Nations, Kofi Annan, to commiserate with them.

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