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Younis Khan

How is the Pakistan cricket team captain, who is currently trying to lead his team to victory in the UAE, connected to the Scottish singing sensation that everybody is talking about?

April 29, 2009 4:57 by

Kofi Annan

In 2001, Annan and the United Nations were jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, “for their work for a better organized and more peaceful world”.

The Ghanaian diplomat served as the UN’s seventh Secretary-General, and held two five-year terms. He was the first person from a black African nation to serve the post. During his tenure, he saw the HIV/AIDS endemic as a personal priority and proposed the establishment of a Global AIDS and Health Fund.

After leaving the UN, Annan joined the Global Elders Community, an international group of 12 elder public figures.

In a recent visit to the UK, while meeting the Prime Minister Gordon Brown, Annan was reportedly asking about Britain’s latest sensation…

 
 

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