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Africa’s First Female Nobel Peace Prize Winner Passes Away

In 2004, Wangari Maathai became Africa’s first female recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize for her combination of environmental efforts and activism. She passed away this weekend after a long battle with cancer. Maathai was one of the most recognizable women in her home country of Kenya, and she was the first woman in East Africa to obtain her doctorate …


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