Desmond Tutu. The South African archbishop was widely known for his efforts especially in putting an end to the cruel apartheid regime that saw him win a Nobel Peace Prize worth a million dollars .Upon his death in 2021 the powerful man opted for a simple funeral service which included a wooden casket which was then used in his cremation.
Professor Khaminwa Mentions The Only 2 Genuine Politicians In Kenya and It's Neither Raila Nor Uhuru
Photo Courtesy. Earlier today Kenyans across the country had a unique opportunity to hear from veteran law professor John Khaminwa during the BBI submissions at the court of appeal. The Old man put in a brave show as he dismantled the appeal by the BBI team but by bit.
Parliament is the law making organ in Kenya and various members participate in the law making process where motions are brought up by members and are debated upon and follows the legal processes until the final stage which is the presidential assent after which the bills assume to become laws of the land.
Laughter has no boundaries and a good laugh is sunshine in the house. Two wise sayings that have been well emulated by Laikipia MP, Hon. Waruguru Catherine Wanjiku. During today's national assembly proceedings concerning pursuant order number 226, Mrs. Waruguru managed to bring laughter by being stunned in uttering the word Wangari Mathai.
Senior counsel Dr John Khaminwa is reportedly in trouble after yesterday's BBI court hearing where he called upon the court of appeal to dismiss President Uhuru Kenyatta’s case for what he termed disrespect to judges and courts. Dr Khaminwa who was appearing for the Kenya Human Rights Commission and Kituo Cha Sheria told the court that some of the appellants were not saying things that they themselves believe in at all.
MAGE | COURTESY | Seven Judges hearing Amendment bill appeals in the court of Appeal The question of who were the initiators of the Amendment Bill has continued to yield mixed reactions as lawyers representing and supporting the BBI bill had argued that President Kenyatta and his closest friend were not the initiators and that Mr. Junet Mohamed and Danis Waweru were the actual initiators.
The oldest universities in Kenya are: University of Nairobi University of Nairobi is the biggest University in Kenya. It is the oldest university in Kenya, founded in 1970. The University of Nairobi is also one of the largest institutions of higher learning in the country, and it is located in a prime spot overlooking Nairobi’s city center. Notable alumni of the University of Nairobi include the late Nobel peace prize laureate Wangari Mathai. There are over 300 academic programs in the 30 faculties of this
Wangari Mathai is not a new name to most of people in Kenya these is because Wangari Mathai was well know to many due to his job of conservation of environment, political activist. She was the first woman to win the Noble prize in Kenya thus making her to be the first black woman in Africa to win the noble prize.
Today's 20th October 2021 marks the 58th Mashujaa day in Kenya where Kenyans celebrate their heroes and heroines.The event is taking place at Kirinyaga county and many politicians have attended. Many Kenyans are excited about the deputy president William Ruto when he reveals the following as his heroes and heroines,Eliud Kipchoge, Keino, Wangari Mathai, Tom mboya among others kenyans.
The 58th Mashujaa Day will be celebrated today Wednesday, 20th October in Kirinyaga County where President Uhuru Kenyatta will lead the country to acknowledge the heroes and heroines of the country. Deputy President William Ruto too his time to acknowledge some heroes of the country who included Kipchoge Keino, Wangari Mathai, Tom Mboya and the others.
Karura forest is a physical world made up of plants ,animals and several landscape features .For the love of nature , were going to explore Karura forest . It is located in the North of Nairobi at a 1041 hectares piece of land .It is amongst the largest urban gazetted forests worldwide .It contains nearly all the 605 species of wildlife .These includes ; mammals ,birds ,reptiles including pythons and butterflies . Plants cover 632 hectares both indeginious and planted varieties. It also has other interesting
Faith Ogallo is only the second woman to fly the Kenyan flag at the Olympics in Tae Kwon Do. The 27-year-old tried her hand at basketball, football and rugby before finding her feet in martial arts. She hopes to make history by becoming the first Kenyan woman to win gold in the discipline.
COTU secretary general Honerable Francis Atwoli has finally opened up after the road sign bearing his name was brought down by Uknown people in Kileleshwa, Nairobi County. He has claimed that, he is not affect by those people pulling the post down. He went further to claim that those people who did such act are the ones who will suffer more as compared to him.
One decade after Prof Wangari Mathai popularly referred to as a Woman of steel succumbed to cancer MPs are discussing a petition to rename Karura forest after her. The late politician is remembered as an outstanding activist, conservationist, and champion for women's rights. Does she deserve this kind of recognition?
Maathai was born on April 1, 1940 in the Ihithe village, Nyeri County, in the central region to Muta Njugi, a farm labourer on a white owned farm in the rift valley. In 1950, she joined Ihithe Primary School for primary education in 1951, Maathai moved to St. Cecilia's Intermediate Primary School at the Mathari Catholic Mission in Nyeri where she studied for four years.During this time, she converted to Catholicism, taking the Christian name Mary Josephine. In 1956 she joined Loreto High School Limuru. She
Brussels to Rename the Leopold Tunnel, Wangari Mathai's name Among 15 Names Shortlisted for Choosing
In what can be seen as a great admiration of one of the Kenyan leaders, Brussels has placed the name of one of the Kenyan leaders among 15 other world’s influential people to be chosen from while renaming the great Leopold II Tunnel. The Kenyan Nobel Peace Prize award winner the Late Wangari Mathai was nominated among other 15 women across the world whose names may soon be shinning on the streets of Brussels. According to reports posted on The Brussels Times, the Leopold II Tunnel has been undergoing renovation
Anita Soina is a bubbly young girl who is only twenty years old pursuing a bachelor of arts in public relations and communication at Multimedia University. She has boldly followed the foot steps the late professor Wangari Mathai, a renowned Kenyan social, environmental and political activist and the first African Woman to win the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. Anita's passion for environmental conservation made her start the spice warrior movement in 2017 that encourages planting of trees in local and institutional
Raila has always been credited as being the father of democracy in the country. This however is not what John Khaminwa a seasoned lawyer thinks. According to the lawyer, there are only two leaders he credits as being sincere in their endeavors in the quest for justice in the country in terms of leadership.
Wangari Mathai Late Wangari Mathai was well known for being concerned with matters relating to tree planting in the environment.She planted alot of trees which led to the winning of the Nobel Price as the first woman as well as the first Kenyan.She will be remembered by taking good care of the environment. Martha Karua Martha Karua took the lead in the field of politics .She truly believed in herself being very confident and ambitious.She has grown at a fast rate in the political field and with no doubt
PHOTO /COURTESY Local heroine Nobel peace prize winner Professor Wangari Mathai will always be remembered as a hero both locally and internationally. She not only opposed the autocratic government at the time but also fought for the conservation of forests through her greenbelt movement. A rebel with a cause, Mathai was born in Nyeri county and later on became an environmental activist. Mathai had studied the harmful effects deforestation had on the environment including global warming and erratic weather patterns.