Friday 10 May 2013 12:21
Africa Progress Panel chairperson Kofi Annan says the launch of the Africa Progress Report 2013 is about talk on aspirations and opportunities for Africa and about the continent’s potential wealth.
Tuesday 15 January 2013 06:06
Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan says his new memoir came about because he was witness to some of the major events of our time - from the collapse of the Cold War to the Rwandan genocide.
Wednesday 17 October 2012 05:32
The UN Arab League mediator in the Syria conflict, Lakhdar Brahimi, is attempting to persuade the Syrian government and rebels to accept a ceasefire
Friday 12 October 2012 05:30
Kenya's risks international isolation if either of the two presidential candidates who are also suspects at the International Criminal Court win the country's March polls.
Thursday 11 October 2012 18:10
Former UN secretary-general Kofi Annan says he is "deeply concerned" by recent bouts of ethnic violence in Kenya
Sunday 16 September 2012 09:10
International mediator Lakhdar Brahimi said after talks with Syria's President Bashar al-Assad that the escalating conflict in the country posed a global threat.
Monday 10 September 2012 05:45
UN and Arab League peace envoy Lakhdar Brahimi begins his Syria mission by meeting League officials and senior Egyptian leaders.
Saturday 8 September 2012 07:17
Syria peace envoy Lakhdar Brahimi faces the arduous task of seeking an end to a bloody conflict that has dim hopes of a peaceful outcome, as world powers remain divided over a solution, analysts say.
Monday 3 September 2012 07:00
Arab Gulf monarchies lambasted Syria's regime for deploying heavy weapons against its civilians.
Monday 20 August 2012 18:27
Algeria's Al-Akhdar Al-Ibrahimi will replace Kofi Annan as the new UN and Arab League special envoy on Syria at the end of August. As Siphamandla Zondi analyses Ibrahimi’s mission is unenviable.
Saturday 18 August 2012 18:35
China has welcomed the naming of Lakhdar Brahimi as the new international envoy for the conflict in Syria, vowing support and cooperation for his mission after he replaced Kofi Annan.
Saturday 18 August 2012 07:13
UN has confirmed that veteran Algerian diplomat Lakhdar Brahimi would become the new international mediator on Syria.
Friday 17 August 2012 06:07
Syria's government and rebels have "chosen the path of war", a UN peacekeeping chief said as the world body ended its doomed monitoring mission to Damascus
Wednesday 15 August 2012 20:16
A Syrian air raid has killed 30 people in the rebel-held northern border town of Azaz.
Tuesday 7 August 2012 17:55
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has given the assurance that her country will work to keep South Africa as a beneficiary of AGOA.
Tuesday 7 August 2012 16:58
Former Irish Prime Minister and human rights activist Mary Robinson has criticised the United Nations Security Council for its inability to find a solution to the conflict in Syria.
Friday 3 August 2012 19:22
President Jacob Zuma says South Africa is saddened by the stepping down of UN envoy Kofi Annan as mediator in Syria.
Friday 3 August 2012 15:23
Moscow is sending three large landing ships with marines aboard to a Russian naval facility in the Syrian port of Tartus.
Friday 3 August 2012 05:22
Kofi Annan says the continued militarization on the ground and the clear lack of unity in the Security Council has changed the circumstances for the effective exercise of his mediation role in Syria.
Thursday 2 August 2012 20:06
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says he is consulting with the Arab League to find a successor to Syria envoy Kofi Annan, whose resignation will take effect August 31.