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  Cargill protein division reorganization
Southwest Farm PressCargill protein division reorganization nears completionSouthwest Farm PressCargill contributed $225,000 to create the Maur Hill-Mount Academy Wangari Educational Greenhouse to honor the memory of Nobel Peace Prize Laureante Wangari Muta Maathai Wangari, a school alumnus. Academy biology students prided themselves on ...
Posted on 22 May 2017 | 11:45 pm
  Hay Festival marks 30 years with book of
The BooksellerHay Festival marks 30 years with book of conversations | The ...The BooksellerThe Hay Festival, which opens later this week for its 30th year, is to release a book of Hay Festival Conversations: Thirty Conversations for Thirty Years to mark ...Hay Festival 2017 programme: best events | British GQGQ.comall 2 news articles »
Posted on 22 May 2017 | 2:18 am
  Africa remains in chains | News24 - News24
News24Africa remains in chains | News24News24Understanding the history of the continent and why it is still not free would help. The second-largest continent in the world, Africa has also become the world's ...and more »
Posted on 20 May 2017 | 8:48 pm
  Encompass New Opera Theatre presents
Encompass New Opera Theatre presents PARADIGM SHIFTSBroadway WorldFriday, June 16 at 6:30 pm will feature outdoor African music and dance with the Renée Robinson Dance Project in Union's open-air courtyard, followed by a screening of TAKING ROOT: THE VISION OF WANGARI MAATHAI by Alan Dater and Lisa Merton.
Posted on 19 May 2017 | 6:21 pm
  ISRO receives 2014 Indira Gandhi Peace Prize
ISRO receives 2014 Indira Gandhi Peace PrizePress Trust of IndiaEarlier recipients of the award include former American President Jimmy Carter, Namibian leader Sam Nujoma, Kenyan environmentalist Wangari Maathai and German chancellor Angela Merkel. Post your comments. Name. Email-ID. Subject. Check,if you do ...and more »
Posted on 18 May 2017 | 2:05 am
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  UPI Almanac for Wednesday, April 1, 2015
By United Press International UPI Almanac for Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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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  artofcoaching1: My summer reading list
artofcoaching1: My summer reading list includes: #ForW!*eFolks, books by Rebecca Solnit, Learning Leadership, and Wangari Maathai memoir. What's yours?
Posted on 24 May 2017 | 4:37 pm
  T1_West: Wangari Maathai after being denied
T1_West: Wangari Maathai after being denied applicati&^~* to run for MP in 1982 #kenyahistory #wangarimaathai #NobelPeace https://t.co/RZWunvOHKx
Posted on 24 May 2017 | 4:37 pm
  LandKenya: Until you dig a hole, you plant a
LandKenya: Until you dig a hole, you plant a tree, you water it and make it survive, you haven't d@&%~e a thing. You are just ta… https://t.co/FfEntqGnfp
Posted on 24 May 2017 | 4:37 pm
  LycaonT_Wolfman: RT @AvaZaneXO: Grace Jones,
Lyca!@T_Wolfman: RT @AvaZaneXO: Grace J!@es, Missy Elliot, Malorie Blackman, Wangari Maathai... these are the fearless women young Ava looked to for inspo g…
Posted on 24 May 2017 | 4:37 pm
  BenjiNdolo: @Gkyalo2 @kiztv7 I rem when they
BenjiNdolo: @Gkyalo2 @kiztv7 I rem when they said Wangari Maathai was a crazy woman,..a divorcee. Thank you so much
Posted on 24 May 2017 | 4:37 pm
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  Resolved Question: Facts about Wangari
Posted on 1 February 2016 | 8:19 am
  Open Question: How did wangari maathai
Posted on 11 February 2015 | 9:03 am
  Resolved Question: Why you admire wangari
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
  Resolved Question: Suitable passive form of
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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