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In spite of everything: Congratulations to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and the Nobel Committee

On the morning when it was announced that Ethiopian Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed would receive the Nobel Prize for Peace, I sat in a Café in Manchester’s Northern Quarter with Hannah. Hannah (not her real name) is an Eritrean … Continue reading

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Recall the Nobel Peace Prize 2009! Or: Find, Fix, Finish – The ‘Assassination Complex’

Who does not remember the time when President Obama was elected and finally inaugurated on 20 January 2009? I happened to be in Uganda on fieldwork with a group of Masters students in International Development at the University of Manchester. … Continue reading

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