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Wangari Maathai, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Dies at 71

Pool photo by Bjorn Sigurdson Wangari Maathai of Kenya holding her Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, Norway, on Dec. 10, 2004. “Wangari Maathai was known to speak truth to power,” said John Githongo, an anticorruption campaigner in Kenya who was … Continue reading

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Turning Waste into Profit

About 2.6 billion people lack access to adequate sanitation, including more than 10 million in Kenya’s densely populated urban slums. Given the lack of critical infrastructure, slum dwellers go to the bathroom in holes in the ground surrounded by primitive … Continue reading

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