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Kofi Annan: The Secular Pope who reshaped the United Nations

In the mid-1990s when the United States was mounting pressure on Dr Boutros Boutros Ghali to step down after just a single mandate at the helm of the United Nations, fingers easily turned to another African, Kofi Atta Annan, who until then was the Head of Peacekeeping Division at the very institution, having been appointed to that strategic position by Ghali himself.