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25 Nov
“Africa’s target of restoring 100 million hectares of degraded land on the African continent was achievable,” Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari gave this assurance during a Great Green Wall...
29 Oct
The Norwegian Nobel Committee did something almost unthinkable on October 8 when it awarded the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize to two journalists: Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov of the Philippines and Russia respectively.
8 Oct
The Nobel Peace Prize was on Friday awarded to journalists Maria Ressa of the Philippines and Dmitry Muratov of Russia for their fight for freedom of expression in their countries.
6 Oct
Media watchdogs, Belarus opposition leaders and climate campaigners such as Greta Thunberg are among those seen as contenders when the Nobel Peace Prize is announced on Friday.
26 Mar
The civil disobedience movement that has sprung up in Myanmar since the military coup has been nominated for the 2022 Nobel Peace Prize, a Norwegian academic said Friday.
9 Mar
Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai, who won the Nobel Peace Prize as a teenager after surviving a Taliban assassination attempt, has signed a deal with Apple TV+ that will see her produce dramas and documentaries that focus on women and children. The multi-year partnership would "draw on her ability to inspire people around the world", the…
1 Mar
More than 300 people have been nominated for this year's Nobel Peace Prize, the Nobel Institute announced Monday, with climate activist Greta Thunberg and ex-US President Donald Trump among them.
9 Oct 2020
The 2020 Nobel Peace Prize was on Friday awarded to the UN World Food Programme (WFP) for its work to combat hunger and foster peace.
22 Sep 2020
US President Donald Trump has telephoned two Scandinavian MPs to thank them for nominating him for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize, the two lawmakers said Tuesday.
15 Sep 2020
Christian Tybring-Gjedde, a member of parliament for Norway's anti-immigration populist party, made waves on September 10 when he announced he had nominated Trump for the prestigious prize.
9 Sep 2020
US President Donald Trump revelled Wednesday in his nomination by a right-wing Norwegian politician for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize.
5 Aug 2020
British and Irish politicians gathered in Londonderry on Wednesday for the funeral of John Hume, whose tireless efforts to bridge sectarian divides in Northern Ireland won him the Nobel Peace Prize.

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