If we are serious about growing the economy and creating jobs, we need to support these young people – even though they don't seem to expect any help or handouts, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
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The son of poor villagers, a spy boss, and now the man behind dizzying attempts to reform Africa's fastest-growing economy and heal wounds with Ethiopia's neighbours, Abiy Ahmed has seen an unpredictable and peril-strewn rise to fame.
Eighty years ago on the brink of the bloodiest conflict in history, Adolf Hitler was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, illustrating that literally anyone can be nominated.
Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege are using their past experiences to fight for victims.
In Democratic Republic of Congo, they call him "Doctor Miracle" for his surgical skill and dedication in helping women overcome the injuries and trauma of sexual abuse and rape.
The Nobel Peace Prize, one of five Nobel awards generally given out annually for over 100 years, goes to whoever "shall have done the most or the best work for fraternity between nations, the abolition or reduction of standing armies and for the hold
Nuclear disarmament group ICAN won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for its decade-long campaign to rid the world of the atomic bomb as nuclear-fuelled crises swirl over North Korea and Iran.
Chief Albert Luthuli's legacy will live on for generations to come, President Jacob Zuma has says.
Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai has been appointed a UN Messenger of Peace to promote girls' education, more than four years after a Taliban gunman shot her in the head.
The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos for his ongoing efforts to end a lethal five-decades-long civil war.
The Nobel Peace Prize will be awarded to four civil society groups who led Tunisia's transition to democracy, though the country has now been plunged into a state of emergency as it battles the threat of jihadism.
Canadian-American cosmologist James Peebles and Swiss astronomers Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz have won the Nobel Physics Prize for research that increases the understanding of our place in the universe.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his chief spokesperson declined to say if Abe had nominated US President Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize, though they praised Trump for dealings with North Korea.
DRC has congratulated crusading Nobel Peace Prize winner Denis Mukwege for his "very important work" in healing rape victims but underscored that it was often at odds with him.
Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege and Yazidi campaigner Nadia Murad have won the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize for their work in fighting sexual violence in conflicts around the world.
Expecting the Nobel Peace Prize to bring world peace would be an unfair standard to apply. However, research shows the winners and their causes have rarely profited from the award.
How many people have won a Nobel Prize? Who was the oldest winner? How much do they win?
Pakistani education activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Malala Yousafzai became the youngest person to ever receive honorary Canadian citizenship.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon encourages both sides in the Colombian peace process to stay the course despite a referendum rejecting the peace treaty last week
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has won the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to end a civil war that killed more than 200 000 Colombians.
Chancellor Angela Merkel praises the award of the Nobel Peace Prize to Tunisian democracy activists and, through her spokesperson, brushes aside speculation that she herself had been a top contender for the prize.
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