Ethiopians reacts to their Prime Minister’s Nobel Peace Prize

The decision by the Norwegian Nobel Committee to award the 2019 Peace Prize to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali for his decisive initiative to resolve the 20-year-old border conflict with Eritrea and his efforts to promote reconciliation, solidarity and social justice within Ethiopia is welcome.

The committee acknowledges that while some challenges remain unresolved, it is of the view that initiatives towards peace and democratic development require time, and so, the Ethiopian leader’s efforts deserve recognition and encouragement.

The former intelligence chief, who led a spy team on reconnaissance mission into areas held by the Eritrean Defence Forces during the 1998-2000 war with Eritrea, became prime minister in April 2018 after the unexpected resignation of Hailemariam Desalegn as prime minister.(Excerpt )

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