Emperor Haile Selassie

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May 9th, 2013
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  As Addis Ababa prepares for grand festivities, galas and events in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the establishment of the African Union (AU), formerly known as the Organization of African Unity (OAU), on May 25, 2013, we, Africans, and peoples of African descent, pay homage to the vis...
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Nov 5th, 2012
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by Martin Plaut Jagama Kelo was just fifteen years old when he went to fight the Italian invasion of Ethiopia, which began on the 3rd of October 1935. In an interview with the BBC’s Elizabeth Blunt (now in the Imperial War Museum in London) he described his war experiences. The Italian forces, under ...
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Sep 6th, 2012
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The death of Prime Minister Meles Zenawi on August 20, 2012 at such a young age is a loss in many aspects; first to his family – wife, children, relatives and close friends, a loss to a country he set on the right track of economic development breaking the proverbial cycle of “famine and unending [&h...