Kofi Annan, former UN secretary general, dies

SOURCE: The Gurdian Ghanaian who served as secretary general between 1997 and 2006, dies aged 80 The former UN secretary general Kofi Annan, has died at the age of 80 after a short illness, his family and foundation announced on Saturday. The Ghanaian was the seventh secretary general and served for two terms between 1997 and 2006. He was awarded the Nobel peace prize for his humanitarian work jointly with the UN as an organisation in 2001. He died in hospital in Bern, Switzerland in the early hours of Saturday with…

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First Mutual Walkathon Raises US$3000

THE First Mutual Cancer awareness walkthon manged to raise an amount to the tune of US$3000 which will go towards assisting the Cancer Association of Zimbabwe in its treatment, screening and care programs. By Michael Gwarisa In an interview on the sidelines of the Walkathon which saw hundreds of people participating, First Mutual Health managing director Stanford Sisya said it was time to focus on eliminating cancer as it was now one of the major health problem.  “We, in partnership with the Cancer Association and we believe cancer  is one…

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