Kenya's Nobel Laureate Wangari Maathai to Be Cremated


Wangari Maathai will be cremated and her remains interred as per her last wishes, her family and Government announced.

At a ceremony in Copenhagen, Ban Ki-moon, right, inducts the late Wangari Maathai as a UN Messenger of Peace.

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