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Former UN Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali has died


FORMER SECRETARY GENERAL of the United Nations Boutros Boutros-Ghali has died.
The Egyptian politician and diplomat was 93 years old.

His death was announced by the UN Security Council this afternoon. Boutros-Ghali had served as the sixth Secretary-General of the United Nations from 1992 until 1966.

Venezuela’s UN Ambassador Rafael Ramirez, the current council president, made the announcement at the start of a meeting on Yemen’s humanitarian crisis today and asked members to rise for a moment of silence.
The 15 council members stood in silent tribute.

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  1. Chama Bwalya Justin February 16, 2016 at 3:53 pm -  Reply

    Too Bad Former Un Secretary General Boutros Ghali

  2. Gladys Namba Nkwaila February 16, 2016 at 4:30 pm -  Reply

    Zaka zayamba ascend ngati before Jesus?

  3. Peter Mapemba February 16, 2016 at 5:19 pm -  Reply

    A name that made a lesson in CIVICS a kakakaka one!R I P

  4. Janemumba Mphande February 16, 2016 at 5:56 pm -  Reply


  5. Mqiso Isaacs Gondwe February 16, 2016 at 6:53 pm -  Reply

    A famous radio personality of those gud old days.RIP peace maker.

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