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Wangari Muta Maathai (born April 1, 1940 in Ihithe village, Tetu division, Nyeri District of Kenya) is a Kenyan environmental and political activist. She was educated in the United...

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  • Suteru-no-wa mottainai-kara, bazaa-ni daso-kana

      News Source: Japan Times | 3 months ago
    Shiba sighs while going through her son Jun's baby clothes. : Tsuma: Jun-wa mo kono fuku-wo kirarenai-kedo, suteru-no-wa mottainai-kara, baaza-ni daso-kana. Otto: Un, sore-mo ii kangae-da-kedo, tsugi-no ko-no tame-ni, shimatte-oku-no-mo ii-n-ja nai?..
  • Last Dispatch from Kenya's Educational Frontier

      News Source: Santa Barbara Independent | 8 months ago
    Courtesy Photo Last Dispatch from Kenya's Educational Frontier Words from Wangari Maathai Inspire Our Correspondent Saturday, August 24, 2013 Article Tools Human rights are not things that are put on the table for people to enjoy...Wangari Maathai,
  • Chelagat and the changing face of the struggle for justice

      News Source: Daily Nation | 9 months ago
    Those who came to celebrate and mourn Chelagat Mutai at the Holy Family Basilica on Thursday were startled to see Charles Njonjo alight from a car to join them. Mr Njonjo, the once all-powerful Attorney-General, was the architect of the State that
  • Finding ways not to say ‘mottainai!' in the woods

      News Source: Japan Times | 11 months ago
    The common Japanese term mottainai, meaning what a waste, has become an international concept. As it is one of my favorite expressions, I was really delighted when the Kenyan Nobel laureate and environmental activist, Wangari Maathai (1940-2011) whom
  • Zimbabwe: women debunking the myth of 'merit'

      News Source: Open Democracy | 11 months ago
    In preparation for Zimbabwe's forthcoming general election, the use of quotas to increase women's occupation of political office remains one of the most effective tools for countering the patriarchal barrier to women of merit', says opposition MP
  • 'Idaho Gives' - a day of philanthropy

      News Source: The Idaho Statesman | 12 months ago
    More than 340 Idaho nonprofits have signed up to participate in this first-ever, one-day, online giving event. Here's how it works: For a full 24 hours on May 2, donors big and small can donate to the causes they care about the most on the Idaho
  • Did the political analysts on broadcast media add any value to Election ...

      News Source: Daily Nation | 1 year ago
    For all the enriching ways in which our media has affirmed the dignity of the Kenyan voter this week, it is important to acknowledge that it has also been a week in which local TV missed a wonderful opportunity to show-case quality home-grown content.
  • What Kioni choice as running mate brings to Amani

      News Source: Daily Nation | 1 year ago
    The Amani Coalition's choice of former PNU deputy Chief Whip Jeremiah Kioni as presidential candidate Musalia Mudavadi's running mate was innovative and inspired for two major reasons: First, by going for the soft-spoken but highly articulate


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