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Abdi, Dekha Ibrahim: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
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A global peacemaker from rural Kenya who has engaged in peace work and conflict resolution in many of the world's most divided countries. Her comprehensive methodology combines grassroots activism, so...
Aggett, Neil: Connexipedia Article
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South African physician and labour activist who was tortured and killed by the apartheid 'security forces'. (1953-1982).
Cabral, Amílcar (Abel Djassi): Connexipedia Article
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African agronomic engineer, writer, Marxist and nationalist guerrilla and politician. (1924-1973).
Egziabher, Tewolde Berhan Gebre: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
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Ethiopian advocate for genetic diversity and the rights of farmers and tradiational communities.
Equiano, Olaudah: Connexipedia Article
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African former slave involved in the British movement for the abolition of the slave trade. (1745-1797).
Fathy, Hassan: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
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Egyptian architect who pioneered appropriate technology for building in Egypt, especially by working to re-establish the use of mud brick and traditional as opposed to western building designs and lay...
Ki-Zerbo, Joseph: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
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Scholar, activist, and advocate for endogenous development. (1922-2006).
Maathai, Wangari: Connexipedia Article
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Winner of the1984 Right Livelihood Award and the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize. (Born 1940).
Maathai, Wangari: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
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Winner of the 1984 Right Livelihood Award and the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize. (Born 1940).
Mackandal, François: Connexipedia Article
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Haïtian Maroon resistance leader. (died 1758).
Mandela, Nelson: Connexipedia Article
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Anti-apartheid leader, first black to be elected President of South Africa. (Born 1918).
Nyerere, Julius: Connexipedia Article
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African politician and socialist. (1922-1999).
Saro-Wiwa, Ken: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
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Nigerian human rights activist. (1941-1995).
Sesana, Roy: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
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A spokesman of the Gana, Gwi and Bakgalagadi "Bushmen."
Tutu, Desmond: Connexipedia Article
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South African cleric, activist and opponent of apartheid. (Born 1931).
Wangari Maathai was not a good woman. Kenya needs more of them.
Nyabola, Nanjala
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25 September, 2015 marked four years since the passing of Kenyan environmentalist and feminist icon, Wangari Maathai. In Kenya, the celebrations were notably muted as her standing in the country has b...
Worede, Melaku: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
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Ethiopian seed conservationist, winner of the Right Livelihood Award. (Born 1936).

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Omido, Phyllis
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Phyllis Omido is a Kenyan environmental activist.
Paton, Alan
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Alan Stewart Paton (11 January 1903 – 12 April 1988) was a South African author and anti-apartheid activist. Contents