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State funeral for Kenyan Nobel laureate Wangari Maathai

8 October 2011 Last updated at 14:27 BST

A state funeral is being held in Kenya for the Nobel Peace Prize winner, Wangari Maathai, who died last month from cancer.

She gained worldwide recognition for her environmental work including founding the Green Belt Movement which planted 30m trees throughout Kenya.

Will Ross reports.