Category Archives: Obituaries

OBITUARY: Kofi Annan, former UN secretary-general

OBITUARY: Kofi Annan, former UN secretary-general

Kofi Annan, the former UN secretary-general, who had died in Switzerland aged 80, was perhaps the most important and powerful leader the organisation ever had though he was also one of the most controversial. A descendant of generations of Ghanaian tribal chiefs, the soft-spoken Annan was the first secretary-general to have risen through the UN ranks to attain the post ...

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Dr Frank Kwezi Baffoe is no more … Profiled by a local newspaper – Lesotho Times – 8 years ago

Dr Frank Kwezi Baffoe is no more … Profiled by a local newspaper – Lesotho Times – 8 years ago

When 74-year-old Frank Baffoe swapped the university lecture hall for the cut-throat world of business 25 years ago, his friends in academic circles called him a suicidal fool. His friends, he said, could not understand why he would swap the security and stability of the academic field for the unpredictable world of business. Baffoe was a senior lecturer in the ...

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