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Kenyans Win Six International Marathons

Posted October 17th, 2011 at 2:25 pm (UTC-5)
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For the moment, at least, Kenya is the unchallenged champion of the marathon world after Kenyan runners won six international races over the weekend. Beginning Saturday, Kenyan men captured marathon titles in the United States, Canada, China, the Netherlands, South Korea and Turkey. In Canada, Kenneth Mungara won his fourth consecutive Toronto Marathon. At the […]

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Sirleaf, Gbowee Add to List of African Peace Prize Winners

Posted October 7th, 2011 at 11:50 am (UTC-5)
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Here is a list of all the Nobel Peace Prize winners from sub-Saharan Africa, and the reasons cited by the Nobel Committee for their selections: 2011 – Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Leymah Gbowee, Liberia, “for their non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women’s rights to full participation in peace-building work.” 2004 – […]

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