Ethiopian PM emerging as early Nobel Peace Prize favorite

CGTN Africa says “One of Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s biggest victories was the peace deal he brokered with neighbor Eritrea. The deal, signed in July last year, ended a nearly 20-year military stalemate with Eritrea following their 1998-2000 border war”. Asle Sveen, a historian who has written several books about the Nobel Peace Prize, told Reuters the deal made Abiy exactly the kind of candidate Alfred Nobel had envisaged for the prize. Read more