Abiy Ahmed was awarded the prize for efforts to achieve peace and international cooperation, and in particular his decisive initiative to resolve the border conflict with neighbouring Eritrea.
Africa's democracies have grown stronger during a period in which the world is backsliding on democracy.
The flow of unaccompanied minors from Eritrea has become the subject of international concern.
Now that African countries have signed up for the continental free trade agreement, they must complete the institutional loop by jumpstarting the creation of the African Monetary Fund.
Book adds a great deal to our understanding of how children were ensnared into the Indian Ocean slave trade.
For democracy to work, the press has to be free.
Ethiopia's teff plant is gluten-free and demand is growing. The country needs to upgrade its harvesting to reap the rewards.
It's no wonder that he is many people's African prime minister of 2018. But will he make it through 2019?
While the West fails to solve its border issues, countries in Asia and Africa have found a positive way forward.
Data suggest that people are living many years in poor health in Africa.
It is difficult to see how the EU can allow its key African migration work to be supervised by Eritrea.
The lifting of UN Sanctions is unlikely to end internal and external pressure for reform and greater democracy in Eritrea.
It would be a mistake to ridicule what's been achieved in the Horn of Africa, but obstacles remain.
Conflict patterns in Africa have changed rapidly in recent years posing a challenge to peace and security.
Relations between Ethiopia and Eritrea have improved thanks to efforts made by Ethiopia's new premier.
If peace is achieved between Ethiopia and Eritrea, it will help stabilise the Horn of Africa, and the broader East Africa region.
More leaders in more African countries will abolish term limits unless organisations like the African Union take action.
A day after agreeing a deal on resettling African asylum seekers with the UNHCR rather than forcibly deporting them, Israel announced the deal was off.
Eritreans in Israel aren't all fleeing persecution, but many have risked everything for a better life in Israel. Now they're at risk of being 'sold' back to Africa.
Israel is deporting thousands of Eritrean asylum seekers to Rwanda, while in the US, many face being sent back to the country they fled.