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Kenyans mourn for 'Tree Mother of Africa'
President and prime minister among thousands paying their last respects to Africa's first female Nobel laureate Maathai.
Last updated: 08 Oct 2011 07:18 GMT
On the sad passing of Wangari Mathaai
The life of Nobel peace laureate Wangari Mathaai was dedicated to the environment by planting trees for peace.
Last updated: 03 Oct 2011 12:36 GMT
Kenyan Nobel laureate Maathai dies
Africa's first women Nobel Peace Prize winner Wangari Maathai dies in Nairobi while receiving cancer treatment, aged 71.
Last updated: 26 Sep 2011 06:28 GMT
The first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize talks about her work.
Frost Over the World
Last updated: 15 Apr 2007 09:40 GMT
Nobel laureate: Debt relief no cure-all
Writing off Africa's debt, boosting aid and improving trade conditions are not enough to bring the continent out of poverty, Nobel Peace Prize winner Wangari Maathai has said.
Last updated: 06 Jul 2005 10:10 GMT
Nobel laureate to head AU agency
Kenyan Nobel Peace laureate Wangari Maathai has been elected president of the interim general assembly of the new African Union's Economic, Social and Cultural Council (Ecosocc).
Last updated: 29 Mar 2005 07:53 GMT
Kenyan ecologist receives Nobel prize
Kenyan ecologist Wangari Maathai has been awarded the Nobel Peace prize for 2004 at a ceremony in Oslo.
Last updated: 10 Dec 2004 12:50 GMT
Kenyan wins Nobel Peace Prize
Kenyan environmentalist Wangari Maathai has become the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize for aiding the continent's poor with a campaign to plant millions of trees.
Last updated: 08 Oct 2004 17:32 GMT
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