South Africa needs to improve its resilience against climate related catastrophes such as floods, locust swarms and increasing temperatures
Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, who served as the first female president of Mauritius from 2015- to 2018, has also had success in higher education, winning top awards in science
A dictionary of African politics reveals the witty and insightful political terminology that people in different African countries use.
Graça Machel is the example of someone reaching out to other women and lifting them up
Hundreds of mourners gathered for the funeral of Kenyan environmentalist and Nobel laureate Wangari Maathai at a park in central Nairobi.
Nobel-winning environmentalist Wangari Maathai’s legacy was to provide shelter for the withering Earth.
South Africans paid tribute on Monday to late Kenyan Nobel Peace Prize winner Wangari Muta Maathai, who died in a Nairobi hospital on Monday.
Kenyan Nobel Peace Prize winner and environmentalist Wangari Maathai has died in hospital where she was undergoing treatment for cancer.
Nobel Peace Prize winner Wangari Maathai says South Sudan’s stability is threatened by ongoing conflict and the legacy of decades of civil war.
Kenya will regret its failure to protect the environment, Nobel Peace Prize laureate Wangari Maathai said on Sunday.
Climate change is harder on women in poor countries, where mothers stay in areas hit by drought, deforestation or crop failure as men move to literally greener pastures, a Nobel Peace laureate said on Tuesday. ”Women are very immediately affected, and usually women and children can’t run away,” said Wangari Maathai.
Kenya’s political rivals are haggling over a settlement to the crisis sparked by disputed elections, but if the squabbling doesn’t bear fruit, the ordinarily stable East African country risks being plunged into war, a Kenyan Nobel Peace Prize laureate warned on Thursday.
Early forecasts showed Kenya’s President Mwai Kibaki in a close fight on Friday with his main challenger after an election diplomats praised as smooth, despite sporadic violence and rigging claims by both sides. An exit poll gave Kibaki the lead, but partial tallies compiled by three local broadcasters put his rival, Raila Odinga, ahead in the race.