Joint winner of the Nobel Peace Prize Congolese Denis Mukwege is the 11th African to have won the Nobel Peace.
Previous African winners were:
- 1960 Albert Luthuli – South Africa
- 1978 Mohamed Anwar al-Sadat – Egypt
- 1984 Desmond Tutu – South Africa
- 1993 Nelson Mandela & FW de Klerk – South Africa
- 2001 Kofi Annan – Ghana
- 2004 Wangari Maathai – Kenya
- 2005 Mohamed ElBaradei – Egypt
- 2011 Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Leymah Gbowee – Liberia
In 2015 four Tunisian organisations known as the National Dialogue Quartet won the prize.
First Published 05.10.18: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/live/world-africa-45685684
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