WANGARI MAATHAI

  • Nobel laureate Maathai's death mourned September 26, 2011

    Nairobi: The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Monday mourned the death of Nobel laureate Wangari Maathai, who died of cancer here Sunday night. Maathai was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2004, becoming the first environmentalist and the first African woman to receive the honour. The 71yearold activist was founder of Kenya's...