Topic: Wangari Maathai
The 2011 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to a trio of women's rights activists: President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Leymah Gbowee of Liberia, and Tawakkul Karman of Yemen.
10/07/2011 10:07 am
With the committee expected use the Nobel Peace Prize to promote human rights and social media, experts predict an Arab Spring activist will win.
10/06/2011 11:33 am
Wangari Maathai, a 2004 Nobel peace prize winner, inspired a generation of Kenyan civic activists to challenge their leaders – both on the environment and on democratic reform.
09/26/2011 01:10 pm
Wangari Maathai, Africa's first female Nobel Peace Prize winner, passed on this weekend. But Kenya has many activists who share her fearlessness, energy, and passion for justice.
09/26/2011 09:13 am
Matt Damon, listen up: After five years of covering Africa, our departing correspondent tells how his perceptions have changed about a complex continent, including why some Africans resent celebrity visits.
08/06/2011 02:00 pm
Nobel laureate Wangari Maathai, who founded the Green Belt Movement, says spiritual values are the key to healing ourselves and our environment.
01/24/2011 11:06 am
Books that please young readers even as they teach.
05/23/2010 07:35 am
While other international efforts have failed to resolve conflict in long-troubled Sudan, a special African Union commission is poised for a breakthrough.
01/26/2010 01:50 pm
President Barack Obama's Nobel Peace Prize is praised in many countries as a reflection of a "new hope" in world politics, but others worry it came too soon. A global roundup of views.
10/09/2009 01:00 am
Could this be a blueprint for peace in other African conflicts?
08/08/2008 01:00 am