UN Wire

UN Wire: "Analysis: Annan is gone, but Africa still key to UNFive months after native Ghanaian Kofi Annan retired as head of the United Nations and was replaced by South Korean Ban Ki-moon, Africa's crucial role at the world body remains intact, the East African Standard reports. Ban so far has expressed strong commitment to the continent, including appointing Tanzania's former foreign minister, Asha-Rose Migiro, as deputy secretary-general. AllAfrica Global Media/East African Standard (Kenya)"