South African political parties have joined the world in paying tribute to the late former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan.
Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan has died in Switzerland Saturday morning.
The 80-year old international diplomat is said to succumbed to a short illness.
Annan was the UN Secretary-General between 1997 to 2006. He was also a chair of the group of elders set up by former President Nelson Mandela.