Storymoja Festival – Wangari Maathai & Kofi Awoonor Memorial Lectures, Sept. 19 & 20, 2015 @ Nairobi Arboretum
Wangari Maathai Memorial Lecture
Date: Saturday, September 19 2015
Venue: Arboretum Park, Nairobi
Time: 11am – 1pm
UNEP Chief Scientist, Jacqueline McGlade will deliver a challenging and inspiring message while paying glowing tribute to her long time friend and Africa’s celebrated matriarch. Introduction by Wanjira Maathai, late Wangari Maathai’s daughter.
In partnership with Green Belt Movement.
On Saturday 21st September 2013, one of Africa’s most celebrated poet and lead guest, Professor Kofi Awoonor, lost his life in the horrible Westgate Mall terrorist attack.
Two years on, his son, Afetsi Awoonor, who was with him at the time, pays glowing tribute to his father as a testament of great hope, healing and forgiveness.
Space is limited for the two lectures, and therefore entry to the lectures is by pre-registration only.
A Day Ticket is KES 1000/- and will allow you entrance to the Lecture as well as ALL other events scheduled for the day.
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