Ethiopian PM Bags 100th Nobel Peace Prize

Prime Minister of Ethiopia Abiy Ahmed bagged the Nobel Peace Prize for 2019 becoming the 100th recipient of the award. This year’s Peace Prize announced by Norwegian Nobel Institute was the 100th one since the inception of the honor.

Ahmed has been awarded for his efforts to end his country’s conflict with the neighbors Eritrea within months of coming to office in 2018. He signed a Joint Declaration of Peace and Friendship, with his Eritrean counterpart Isaias Afwerki.

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Last year the award was jointly given to Congolese gynecologist and Pentecostal pastor Denis Mukwege Mukengere and Iraqi Yazidi human rights activist Nadia Murad.

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