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Nobel Peace Prize 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
Nobel Peace Prize 2019 Nobel Peace Prize 2019 Reviewed by Neha Verma on December 12, 2019 Rating: 5

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