Adwa

By IAfrica
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May 12th, 2014
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Pusch Commey Correspondent THE Battle of Adwa (February 29 to March 1, 1896) is of huge significance for Africa in that the decimation of the continent could not be completed. Ethiopia turned out to be the last man standing. So thorough was the defeat of Italy by Ethiopia, that there were violent rio...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 20th, 2013
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Is the opposition willing to abandon unworkable strategies, to go as far as dissolving itself and throw out dead weights if only to remain effective? Or would it rather remain as is, rotting and without registering any meaningful gains, in permanent shouting mode and in the process take the whole wor...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 28th, 2013
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by Msmaku Asrat, ecadforum March 1st 1896 is the 117th anniversary of the Battle of Adwa. The decisive victory at Adwa is a tale to be told every year on this day of its commemoration because it worms the heart and lifts the spirit of every black person in the world. Few places evoke stronger [&helli...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 25th, 2013
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Robele Ababya The indelible legacy of Emperor Menilik II and EmpressTaitu There is no heritage more glorious, precious, and inspiring than freedom and independence won by the ill-equipped and poorly trained, if at all, Ethiopian militias over vastly superior Italian invaders at the famous Battle of A...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 22nd, 2013
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Mr. President, I have little doubt that one way or the other this piece is going to make it to your office, at least considering the many operatives you have buzzing the worldwide web. I am writing as a concerned individual on the ongoing destruction of Raya by your Adwa administration. Of course, I ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 3rd, 2013
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By Teumay Raya refers to a tract of land stretching from Ala Wuha in the south to Alajje in the north. That is bigger than Adwa and Axum awrajas combined. Historically, this is where the Weyane rebellion started in 1928 as a spontaneous reaction to a repressive system of the time. Originating in the ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Dec 14th, 2012
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By Getahune Bekele There is anger among Tigraye’s Muslim community because many of them believe that last Wednesday’s deadly raid on the Neblet mosque outside Adwa was ordered by the genocidal TPLF cadre and self appointed grand mufti of Tigraye republic, sheik Elias Redman. It is also a well known f...
By IndepthAfrica
In Eritrea
Nov 2nd, 2012
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By Getahune Bekele The ruling minority junta in Ethiopia has suffered the first real taste of what is to come, on Wednesday 31 October 2012 when a powerful explosion flattened a heavily guarded maximum security prison in the heart of the iron curtain province of Tigraye, the late genocidal tyrant, Me...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 20th, 2012
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*Shock: is Zenawi buried in unmarked grave? By Getahune Bekele Losing her two prominent sons in quick successions and haunted by the tyrannical ghosts of Meles Zenawi and Aba Paulos, the northern Tigre town of Adwa, the birth place of the trio, is in sackcloth. According to eyewitnesses, there is wai...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 17th, 2012
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massive traffic jam in Addis on Thursday afternoon, Friday morning… By Getahune Bekele “I will spend the night right here wiping the tears of Waldiba monks with this handkerchief, am not going home. My beloved church is free at last. My Ethiopia is free…oh St Mary…oh our 44 holy Tablets…”a tearful yo...