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  Famous birthdays for Oct. 8: Bella Thorne,
Reality TV WorldFamous birthdays for Oct. 8: Bella Thorne, Bruno Mars, Sigourney ...Reality TV WorldIn 1918, Sgt. Alvin York of Tennessee became a World War I hero by single-handedly capturing a hill as part of the Meuse-Argonne offensive in France, killing ...and more »
Posted on 8 October 2017 | 6:05 am
  On This Day: Kim Jong Il becomes leader of
UPI.comOn This Day: Kim Jong Il becomes leader of North Korea - UPI.comUPI.comOn Oct. 8, 1997, Kim Jong Il, officially inherited his father's title of general secretary of the Communist Party.and more »
Posted on 8 October 2017 | 12:01 am
  Tax-payers bear brunt of State backed
Daily NationTax-payers bear brunt of State backed torture - Daily NationDaily NationHundreds of millions have been paid to past victims but recent actions show many more will be going to court.and more »
Posted on 7 October 2017 | 2:10 pm
  Google's long journey to tech power - Daily
Daily NationGoogle's long journey to tech powerDaily NationAlso, the late environmentalist, Wangari Maathai, Kimani Maruge who enrolled in primary school at the ripe old age of 84, and the East African common market have all been commemorated with Doodles. Google made much of what it made free for everyone.and more »
Posted on 6 October 2017 | 4:58 pm
  The firm belief behind Loreto Limuru school
Business Daily (press release) (blog)The firm belief behind Loreto Limuru schoolBusiness Daily (press release) (blog)Our very own Nobel Peace Prize winner, the late Wangari Maathai, studied at Loreto School Limuru between 1956 and 1959 where she excelled in her studies. The life of Wangari Maathai in her fight for the environment perfectly immortalised the ideals of ...
Posted on 5 October 2017 | 11:32 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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  mildofstrength: RT @GreenBeltMovmnt: What a
mildofstrength: RT @GreenBeltMovmnt: What a remarkable way to celebrate Professor Wangari Maathai across the African c#*&tinent! https://t.co/FQkID1Gkbf
Posted on 23 October 2017 | 11:53 am
  iam_bett: RT @GreenBeltMovmnt: What a
iam_bett: RT @GreenBeltMovmnt: What a remarkable way to celebrate Professor Wangari Maathai across the African c*%tinent! https://t.co/FQkID1Gkbf
Posted on 23 October 2017 | 11:53 am
  Asheru92: RT @IamMzilikazi: "You cannot
Asheru92: RT @IamMzilikazi: "You cannot enslave a mind that knows itself, that values itself, that understands itself.” ~ Wangari Maathai
Posted on 23 October 2017 | 11:53 am
  dAmA07435886: RT @IamMzilikazi: "You
dAmA07435886: RT @IamMzilikazi: "You cannot enslave a mind that knows itself, that values itself, that understands itself.” ~ Wangari Maathai
Posted on 23 October 2017 | 11:53 am
  RasThaFarEye: RT @IamMzilikazi: "You
RasThaFarEye: RT @IamMzilikazi: "You cannot enslave a mind that knows itself, that values itself, that understands itself.” ~ Wangari Maathai
Posted on 23 October 2017 | 11:53 am
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  Resolved Question: Facts about Wangari
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  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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