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  NASA fast forgetting who their opponent is -
The Standard (press release)NASA fast forgetting who their opponent isThe Standard (press release)The 1993 report, which was named 'A Hobbled Democracy', pointed at a time when the late Prof Wangari Maathai urged the leaders of the then split FORD opposition parties not to “pursue their objectives and ambitions as if nothing else mattered”.and more »
Posted on 13 April 2017 | 1:29 pm
  What women should learn from the late
K24 TVWhat women should learn from the late Margaret KenyattaK24 TV... Jael Mbogo, Elizabeth Efiketi, Norah Olembo, Julia Ojiambo, Eddah Gachukia, Priscilla Abwao, Jemimah Gechaga, Wangari Maathai, Rose Waruhiu, Ruth Oniang'o, Zipporah Kittony, Wilkista Onsando, Miriam Were, Jane Kiano and the late Grace Ogot.
Posted on 11 April 2017 | 2:30 pm
  Professor: List of Earth Day Books for Kids
Tennessee TodayProfessor: List of Earth Day Books for Kids of All AgesTennessee TodayEarth Day began on April 22, 1970, when 20 million Americans took to the streets to raise awareness about the environment, climate change, and endangered species. “Any holiday or observance is a great time to promote literacy for children and teens of ...
Posted on 11 April 2017 | 7:10 am
  Kudos to governor for honouring city icon
The Standard (press release)Kudos to governor for honouring city icon GikonyoThe Standard (press release)Gikonyo, a co- founder of Rwathia group of businesses, is the third person to receive the award after the late Cardinal Maurice Otunga of the Catholic Church, former Tanzania President Jakaya Kikwete and Nobel laureate, late Prof Wangari Maathai ...
Posted on 10 April 2017 | 10:27 pm
  Ureport: KUDOS TO GOVERNOR FOR HONOURING
The Standard (press release)Ureport: KUDOS TO GOVERNOR FOR HONOURING CITY ICON ...The Standard (press release)Last Thursday, a historic event took place at Alfa Hotel in downtown Nairobi when Governor Evans Kidero honoured one of the founders of Rwathia Distributors, ...and more »
Posted on 10 April 2017 | 10:27 pm
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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
  Enjoy Top Picks
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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  ReadingIsMyDrug: RT @pssyccchology: Anybody
ReadingIsMyDrug: RT @pssyccchology: Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But to make sure it survives, you have to nurture it, you have to suffer for it…
Posted on 24 April 2017 | 7:52 pm
  pssyccchology: Anybody can dig a hole and
pssyccchology: Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But to make sure it survives, you have to nurture it, you have to suffer for it - Wangari Maathai
Posted on 24 April 2017 | 7:52 pm
  CedricdeConing: RT @SekouOtondi: When it
CedricdeC~@ing: RT @SekouOt~@di: When it came to c~@serving #Africa's natural resources there was no better champi~@ than Wangari Maathai #TanaForum https:…
Posted on 24 April 2017 | 7:52 pm
  m_lonzo: RT @MaryWanyiri: "My little
m_l%@zo: RT @MaryWanyiri: "My little thing is planting trees"Wangari Maathai.What's yours.#Tw@#!#eMau2 .
Posted on 24 April 2017 | 7:52 pm
  kiyannaloves: #motivationmonday affirmation
kiyannaloves: #motivati%@m%@day affirmati%@ inspired by Wangari Maathai "I will be a hummingbird. I will do the best that I can." https://t.co/yjoMeiMoGf
Posted on 24 April 2017 | 7:52 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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