Category: History Journal

The Potential of Democratization in Ethiopia: The Welkait Question as a Litmus Test

The Potential of Democratization in Ethiopia: The Welkait Question as a Litmus Test

Sonja John First Published  August 2, 2021 Research Article Abstract Abiy Ahmed was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2019 for his role in initiating peace talks in the Horn of Africa and his attempts

The King James Bible and the Ethiopian Bible

The King James Bible and the Ethiopian Bible

[caption id="attachment_376188" align="aligncenter" width="780"] BY KIMBERLY SMITH/MAY 10, 2022 3:58 PM EDT[/caption] When it comes to Bibles, the King James Bible may be the most popular of all modern versions. Before the King James Bible, there

ETHIOPIA: LESSONS FROM 1896 ADWA VICTORY FOR CONTEMPORARY AFRICA

ETHIOPIA: LESSONS FROM 1896 ADWA VICTORY FOR CONTEMPORARY AFRICA

Adwa represents the beginning of the end of white colonial rule in Africa. On March 1, 1896, the Ethiopians led by Emperor Menelik II attained a decisive victory over the Italians colonial power that turned the history of

Afe-Qesar Afework Gebreyesus, the man who served Italian invaders

Afe-Qesar Afework Gebreyesus, the man who served Italian invaders

Afe-Qesar Afework Gebreyesus, the man who served Italian invaders twice, first by helping them convince Lij Gugsa Darge to join their invasion against his cousin Emperor Menelik II in 1896, and then again as a

The 1959 Agreement “for the full utilization of the Nile waters” The crux of the problem in the Nile Basin water use

The 1959 Agreement “for the full utilization of the Nile waters” The crux of the problem in the Nile Basin water use

Mekdelawit Messay Deribe The introduction of the 1959 agreement between the United Arab Republic and Sudan for the full utilization of the Nile waters notes that the earlier 1929 agreement “….provided only for the partial use of

Kwame Nkrumah 1909 – 1972

Kwame Nkrumah 1909 – 1972

Kwame Nkrumah arrived in Philadelphia in 1935 to begin undergraduate study at Lincoln University. After completing a bachelor’s degree in sociology magna cum laude, Lincoln admitted him to its Theological Seminary in 1939 for an

Italians Execute The Tallest Ethiopian Man (7-foot 5-inch)

Italians Execute The Tallest Ethiopian Man (7-foot 5-inch)

Italians Execute The Tallest Ethiopian Man (7-foot 5-inch): Face Africa Balahu was the tallest man in Ethiopia He was discovered by Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie in 1934 when he presided over the Supreme Court of

Ethiopia and the legend of the lost ark

Ethiopia and the legend of the lost ark

By STEWART WEISS DECEMBER 16, 2021  A longstanding religious legend in Ethiopia describes how the Ark of the Covenant was brought there 3,000 years ago by a man named Menelik, the son of the Queen of

The Beauty of the Battle of Adwa

Tsegaye Tegenu, PhD 2021-02-25 Beauty is interpreted differently. Often it refers to physical characteristics that provides pleasure to senses. From this perspective, war is ugly because it causes death, injuries, and destruction. If we see

The Addis Ababa Massacre of February 19, 1937*

This Date in Black History: Ethiopia (By A. Alemayehu) Long before the resistance of Palestinians against Israeli occupation, even longer than the resistance of the French against Nazi occupation, Ethiopians have led a successful resistance

Ethiopia and Socialist Theory: The Blood on the Wall

Ethiopia and Socialist Theory Mike Harman Apr 10 2018 Ken Tarbuck was a member of several different Trotskyist groups in the until the early 1970s. He went to Ethiopia to work as a university lecturer

EPRP vs. Meison, 1978

April 23, 2016 Below I am pleased to reprint an editorial from Abyot, the English-language publication of the Study, Publication and Information Center of the Foreign Committee of the Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Party, from the February–March 1978

Adwa Victory Celebrations 2021

February 8, 2021 by Tsehafi Taezaz The 5th Annual RasTafari Nation march celebrating the 124th Anniversary of the Victory at Adwa was convened on 2 March 2020 in Cape Town, Menelik Square (Keizersgracht Parking lot).

List of Ethiopian Kings | Haile Selassie I lineage

February 22, 2020 by Tsehafi Taezaz List of Ethiopian Kings by H.I.H. Tafari Makonnen,  June 19, 1922 Published in: “In The Country of The Blue Nile” by C.F. Rey, F.R.G.S., Commander of the Order of the Star of

The untold story of the Ethiopian king who built the incredible rock-hewn churches in Lalibela

MILDRED EUROPA TAYLOR Head of Content Stacked in the heart of Lalibela, a town in northern Ethiopia previously known as Roha, are 11 spectacular medieval churches that were carved from a single volcanic rock some 900

NEW VERSION documentary Ethiopian crown, with English subtitles.

NEW VERSION documentary Ethiopian crown, with English subtitles.

NEW VERSION documentary Ethiopian crown, with English subtitles. https://youtu.be/2EW77wYc-qU NEW VERSION documentary Ethiopian crown, with English subtitles.

Italian pasta company apologises for ‘fascist’ rigatoni named after former colony Ethiopia

Italian pasta company apologises for ‘fascist’ rigatoni named after former colony Ethiopia

Nick Squires January 6, 2021 [caption id="attachment_138286" align="aligncenter" width="704"] Benito Mussolini dreamed of a new Roman Empire and launched an attack on Ethiopia - Rex[/caption] A leading Italian pasta maker has apologised for naming one

Lalibela: 11 churches, each sculpted out of a single block of stone 800 years ago

In the northern highlands of Ethiopia stand 11 churches that the Ethiopian Orthodox Church says were built by angels. This Christmas season brings fresh hope with vaccines rolling out and a new year dawning. It