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Posted on 22 May 2018 | 6:21 pm
  Tetu safe haven without any police station -
The StandardTetu safe haven without any police stationThe StandardBordering the Aberdare Forest, the constituency is also home to the late Nobel Peace laureate Wangari Maathai. Prof Maathai served as Tetu MP between 2002 and 2007 on a NARC ticket, but lost the seat to Francis Nyammo in the election that followed.
Posted on 22 May 2018 | 2:04 pm
  LETTER: Let's tackle the effects of climate
Business Daily (press release) (blog)LETTER: Let's tackle the effects of climate changeBusiness Daily (press release) (blog)Then Mother Nature was abandoned. Amid polluted political environment, Kenyans continue enduring deplorable living conditions, poor waste management practices, reactive approach to disasters and unfriendly climatic conditions. Wangari Maathai warned ...
Posted on 21 May 2018 | 11:49 am
  Not Namibia! Harry and Meghan Markle can
The StandardNot Namibia! Harry and Meghan Markle can visit these 6 places in Kenya on their honeymoonThe StandardThis is a special forest - thanks to Nobel Laureate Prof. Wangari Maathai, the founder of the Greenbelt Movement. She fought tooth and nail to save the forest from developers who wanted to grab the forest land. Were it not for Wangari, Karura forest ...and more »
Posted on 21 May 2018 | 6:44 am
  In Little Rock, Chelsea Clinton talks about
Arkansas OnlineIn Little Rock, Chelsea Clinton talks about closing gap between boys, girlsArkansas OnlineThe book celebrated the stories of women from a variety of fields and time periods, including Marie Curie, Malala Yousafzai and Wangari Maathai. "One of my hopes for She Persisted and She Persisted Around the World is that it helps little girls imagine ...
Posted on 21 May 2018 | 5:15 am
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Posted on 1 April 2015 | 12:32 am
  Africa: Kenya Launches First Water Fund to
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -Kenya launched Africa's first water fund on Friday, a public-private partnership aimed at raising $15 million to provide clean water to 9.3 million people by protecting the basin of the country's longest river.
Posted on 23 March 2015 | 3:38 am
  Kenya launches Africa's first water fund
By Katy Migiro NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Kenya launched Africa's first water fund on Friday, a public-private partnership aimed at raising $15 million to provide clean water to 9.3 million people by protecting the basin of the country's longest river. The Nature Conservancy, a U.S.-based charity backing the fund, says it will provide $2 in benefits for every $1 invested. "Our ...
Posted on 20 March 2015 | 6:35 am
  Kenya launches Africa's first water fund
By Katy Migiro NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Kenya launched Africa's first water fund on Friday, a public-private partnership aimed at raising $15 million to provide clean water to 9.3 million people by protecting the basin of the country's longest river. The Nature Conservancy, a U.S.-based charity backing the fund, says it will provide $2 in benefits for every $1 invested. "Our ...
Posted on 20 March 2015 | 5:51 am
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  On top of the world: Athletes have done
Does that mirror our society? And what could be the problem? Because beyond athletics, individual successes of Kenyans across the globe is quite remarkable; from the late Wangari Maathai; to Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o; to Dennis Oluoch, McDonald Mariga ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 7:13 am
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First Presbyterian Church of Beacon, 50 Liberty St., Beacon; 7 p.m. New monthly film series, “Movies That Matter Beacon,” will screen the documentary, “Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai.” Maathai, a Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, began ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 2:23 pm
  Movies That Matter in Beacon Start Aug. 28
The first film, on Aug. 28, is Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai, the dramatic story of Kenyan Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Wangari Maathai, whose simple act of planting trees grew into a nationwide and international movement, organizing and ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 10:46 am
  Avoiding waste with the Japanese concept of
The four Rs' Thanks to Wangari Maathai, an accomplished political and environmental activist, mottainai has come to be thought of as an all-encompassing Japanese term for the four Rs: reduce, reuse, recycle and respect. Before Maathai popularised mottainai ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 3:34 am
  Kenya: Corruption Is Hurting Kenya's
Nairobi was also a cradle of the Green Belt movement. Wangari Maathai, whom many disowned during her fight to save Nairobi's Freedom Corner, was later held up as a hero after winning the Nobel Prize. By then, all and sundry wanted to be her friend ...
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 6:35 pm
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  Kenyans bid farewell to laureate Wangari
Kenyans on Saturday bade farewell to the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize in a colorful state funeral marked with prayers, praises and tree planting.
Posted on 3 October 2011 | 10:19 am
  First African woman to win Nobel Peace Prize
Kenya's former president called her a mad woman. Seen as a threat to the rich and powerful, Wangari Maathai was beaten, arrested and vilified for the simple act of planting a tree, a natural wonder Maathai believed could reduce poverty and conflict.
Posted on 25 September 2011 | 10:11 pm
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  Tsoanas: RT @IamMzilikazi: "You cannot
Tsoanas: RT @IamMzilikazi: "You cannot enslave a mind that knows itself, that values itself, that understands itself.” ~ Wangari Maathai
Posted on 24 June 2018 | 1:40 am
  NgugiMuthoni: RT @gabrieloguda: "There
NgugiMuth*~i: RT @gabrieloguda: "There isn't a single pers*~ in Africa who prefers to live in a corrupt, broken society.' - Prof. Wangari Maathai https:/…
Posted on 24 June 2018 | 1:40 am
  CessMaina: RT @JccKenya: .@K24Tv will be
CessMaina: RT @JccKenya: .@K24Tv will be live broadcasting our 1st service at 9AM. Tune in if you w*~@'t make it to church. We are located *~@ Wangari M…
Posted on 24 June 2018 | 1:40 am
  dedang: RT @JccKenya: .@K24Tv will be live
dedang: RT @JccKenya: .@K24Tv will be live broadcasting our 1st service at 9AM. Tune in if you w~%&'t make it to church. We are located ~%& Wangari M…
Posted on 24 June 2018 | 1:40 am
  Tsompana: RT @IamMzilikazi: "You cannot
Tsompana: RT @IamMzilikazi: "You cannot enslave a mind that knows itself, that values itself, that understands itself.” ~ Wangari Maathai
Posted on 24 June 2018 | 1:40 am
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Posted on 11 February 2015 | 9:03 am
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Posted on 16 July 2013 | 5:41 am
  Resolved Question: Why you admire wangari
she won the novbel peace prize she spent het wholi life working to protect the environment.
Posted on 16 July 2013 | 12:41 am
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wangari maathai was awarded the nobel peace prize in 2004.she (praise)__ by the nobel committee as a source of inspiration for everyone in africa fighting for sustainable development, democracy and peace.when she started her green belt movement in 1977,kenya was suffering from deforestation and desertification .thousands of trees (cut down) and many families (leave) in poverty as a result.since then ,her successful campaign to mobilize women to plant some 30 million trees (copy) by other countries.during that time the movement (transform) into a campaign on education ,nutrition and other issues.her campaign has not always been popular.mrs maathai (arrest) several times for campaigning against deforestation in africa and once she (beat) unconscious by heavy handed police .but in elections in 2002 she (elect) as an mp as a part of an opposition coalition which swept to power and she (appoint) as a deputy environment minister in 2003
Posted on 11 February 2013 | 1:31 am



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