Nobel tweets winner of peace prize

2013-10-11 18:08
(Duncan Alfreds, News24)

(Duncan Alfreds, News24)

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 Cape Town - What do you do if you’re the Nobel Prize Committee and the winner of this year’s peace prize doesn’t answer the phone?
Well, it’s the 21st century and in the age of the internet…you send a tweet.

The Nobel institute earlier today announced that the Organisation for the Prevention of Chemical Weapons
Was the winner of the 2013 Nobel Peace prize (thanks to its work in Syria). But it seems the OPCW was unreachable so

The following tweet was sent:
@Nobelprize_org: @OPCW Please contact us @Nobelprize_org we are trying to get through to your office.

The tweet has set twitter alight. It’s unsure if the OCPW receptionist follows twitter.


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