Nobel Peace Prize 2019

Published on December 12, 2019
Current context: Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has received the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize on 10th Dec 19.
Nobel Peace Prize 2019
  • Ethiopia PM Abiy Ahmed received the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to “achieve international peace and co-operation” and resolving the long-running conflict with neighbouring foe Eritrea.
  • The award was given to him in a formal ceremony at Oslo's City Hall, Norway.
  • This year's Nobel Peace Prize was the 100th to be awarded.
  • The Nobel Peace Prize consists of a diploma, a gold medal and a cheque for nine million Swedish kronor (850,000 euros).
  • Abiy Ahmed and Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki formally ended a 20-year-old stalemate between their countries (for the 1998-2000 border conflict) on 9th July 2018.
  • Abiy Ahmed became the Prime Minister in April 2018 (the youngest head of government in Africa).


Q.1 The 2019 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to ___________ Prime Minister _________?
a. Ethiopian, Abiy Ahmed
b. Eritrean, Abiy Ahmed
c. Ethiopian, Isaias Afwerki
d. Eritrean, Isaias Afwerki

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