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Ethiopia Still Rising!

By The Strathink Editorial Team The recent bold and forward thinking moves by Ethiopia’s new Prime Minister, Dr. Abiy Ahmed, to further advance the country are a reflection of Ethiopia’s continuously upward trajectory of transformation and modernization. Although the narrative of Ethiopian history has become a political flashpoint for groups to express past grievances and […]

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King of Kings: The Triumph and Tragedy of Emperor Haile Selassie I of Ethiopia by Asfa-Wossen Asserate – review

From The Guardian At last, a dignified biography of one of the 20th century’s most misunderstood figures  Haile Selassie, emperor of Ethiopia, in Geneva in 1935. Photograph: Lucien Aigner/Corbis Ian Thomson Haile Selassie is one of the most bizarre and misunderstood figures in 20th-century history, alternately worshipped and mocked, idolised and marginalised. This magnificent biography by the […]

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