In July 2018, Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed held Eritrean President Afwerki in a warm and tight embrace, announcing to the world, that the 20-year war that killed at least 80,000 people in two of Africa’s poorest countries, had finally come to an end.
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed wins 2019 Nobel Peace Prize. Ethiopia and Eritrea, longtime foes who fought a border war from 1998 to 2000, restored relations in July 2018 after years of hostility.
Mother Teresa and her Sisters began to change the way missionaries worked. They showed the whole world that all people, whether they had a disease, whether they were untouchable, old or poor, were their own people.
Mukwege is an outspoken critic of the abuse of women during war who has described rape as "a weapon of mass destruction." His work has also been a of an acclaimed 2015 film titled: "The Man Who Mends Women."
Nobel Peace Prize 2018 winner: The Norwegian Nobel Committee has chosen winners from among 331 candidates (216 individuals and 115 organisations) and this is the second highest number of candidates ever.
Nadia Murad, a survivor of sexual violence by the Islamic State, and Dr Denis Mukwege, a gynecological surgeon, were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for their campaigns against the use of rape as a weapon of war.