Nobel Peace Prize laureate Wangari Maathai dies

26th September 2011, Comments 0 comments NAIROBI - Wangari Maathai, the first African woman recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, died after a long struggle with cancer. She was 71. Maathai’s “compelling life story is inextricably linked with the social and political changes that so much of Africa has been through since the idea of throwing off European colonialism began to [...]

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