Nobel Peace Prize 

Friday, October 11, 2019 - 4:26pm


The Norwegian Nobel Committee awarded Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed with the Nobel Peace Prize for leading Ethiopia and neighboring Eritrea to sign a peace accord after 20 years of tension between the two nations. As a result, flights between Ethiopia and Eritrea resumed after 20 years of isolation. Host Marco Werman speaks with Captain Yoseph Zewdu, the man who piloted the first flight between the two countries after the peace accord was signed.