Nobel Peace Prize: Ethiopia PM Abiy Ahmed Wins

Photo Credit:Reuters Abiy Ahmed became Ethiopia's prime minister in April 2018

Photo Credit:Reuters Abiy Ahmed became Ethiopia's prime minister in April 2018

Originally seen on BBC News

The 2019 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed who made peace last year with bitter foe Eritrea.

He was awarded the prize for his efforts to "achieve peace and international cooperation".

Mr Abiy's peace deal with Eritrea ended a 20-year military stalemate following their 1998-2000 border war.

He was named as the winner of the 100th Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, where he will receive the award in December.

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