The pair of journalists won the Nobel Peace Prize for defending freedom of speech

This year’s Nobel Peace Prize went to Filipino journalist Maria Ressa and editor-in-chief of the Russian opposition newspaper Novaya Gazeta Dmitry Muratov. The academy justified this by their fight for freedom of speech. This was announced on Friday by the Norwegian Nobel Committee. “Freedom of speech and freedom of information are key prerequisites for democracy […]

He writes about colonialism. Abdulrazak Gurnah from Tanzania won the Nobel Prize for Literature

Seventy-three-year-old Abdulrazak Gurnah from Tanzania in East Africa received the Nobel Prize for Literature on Thursday. The Swedish academy praised him for “uncompromisingly and compassionately penetrating the consequences of colonialism and the fate of refugees torn between different cultures and continents.” Gurnah became the first African black writer to win the Nobel Prize for Literature […]

The Nobel Prize in Medicine travels to the USA. But there is no award for vaccines

The American Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine for 2021 will be awarded jointly to two American molecular biologists, David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian, for their discovery of temperature and tactile receptors. Announced to the Stockholm Carolina Institute. The findings awarded by the institute made it possible to understand how heat, cold and mechanical forces […]

The World Food Program won the Nobel Peace Prize for fighting hunger

This year’s Nobel Peace Prize went to the World Food Program (WFP) for its efforts to combat hunger and to improve conditions for peace in conflict areas. This was announced on Friday by the Norwegian Nobel Committee. The United Nations World Food Program says it helps about 97 million people in 88 countries each year. […]