08:28 GMT18 January 2021
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    The United Nations is holding a tribute to the organization's former secretary-general Kofi Annan.

    Annan, who became the first black African secretary-general in 1997 and served until 2006, died on August 18 in Switzerland after a brief illness. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize jointly with the UN in 2001.

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    UN Holds Tribute to Former Secretary-General Kofi Annan

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