Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Nobel Prize winner, Wangari Maathai, passes away at age 71

Nairobi, Kenya - Nobel Peace Prize winner, Wangari Maathai, passed away of cancer on Sunday at the age of 71. As reported by NTVKenya, the human rights activist and environmentalist made history in 2004 after becoming the first woman from Africa to be awarded a Nobel Peace Prize.

Here is a report on the death of Wangari Maathai from NTVKenya:



NTVKenya has also compiled a tribute in Maathai's memory:

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Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Dr. Jill Biden leads US delegation to visit Somalian refugees in Kenya


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Saturday, August 6, 2011

Famine terrorizes Southern Somalia, millions at risk of starvation and despair

video from PBS NewsHour:



UPDATE:
CNN reports that the United States has loosened sanctions in an effort to get Somalia the aid it needs.

video from CNN

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Monday, August 1, 2011

President Obama meets with African leaders to discuss democracy in Africa

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