2019 Peace Laureate Abiy Ahmed Ali is the first Ethiopian to be awarded a Nobel Prize. As Prime Minister, he has initiated many important reforms in Ethiopia. One is the "national green legacy initiative", which resulted in the planting of 200 million seedlings.
Abiy Ahmed Ali has been praised for his efforts to end a violent, decades-long conflict between Ethiopia and Eritrea.
Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed Ali wins 2019 Nobel Peace Prize for initiative to resolve border conflict.
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali has been awarded this year’s #NobelPeacePrize for his efforts to achieve peace and international cooperation, and in particular for his decisive initiative to resolve the border conflict with neighbouring Eritrea. @AbiyAhmedAli #NobelPrize