Heads of governments across the globe, top United Nations diplomats and citizens of the world have descended in Accra for the final funeral and burial of the late Kofi Annan . Kofi Annan was a Ghanaian eminent diplomat who served as the seventh Secretary-General of the United Nations, from January 1997 to December 2006. Annan and the UN were the co-recipients of the 2001 Nobel Peace Prize. He was the founder and chairman of the Kofi Annan Foundation, as well as chairman of The Elders, an international organization founded by the late Nelson Mandela.
Kofi Annan passed away in Sweden after a short illness. Below are pictures of his funeral in Accra, Ghana .