The Eritrean-Ethiopian War (1998-2000)

Sean D. Murphy Patricia Roberts Harris Research Professor of Law George Washington University Member, U.N. International Law Commission forthcoming in International Law and the Use of Force: A Case-Based Approach (Oxford University…

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RODOLFO GRAZIANI A WAR CRIMINAL WHO ESCAPED JUSTICE

Kidane Alemayehu Auguest 17, 2015 INTRODUCTION Rodolfo Graziani was one of Fascist Italy’s top military leaders during Benito Mussolini’s rule of that country. Although Graziani had important military roles in Italy,  Libya…

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BATTLE OF ADWA (ADOWA), 1896

JBY CONTRIBUTED BY: RAY JONAS In March, 1896, Ethiopian forces under the leadership of Emperor Menelik II surprised the world by defeating an Italian Army sent to conquer the Empire.  In the following article…

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Biography of Mengistu Haile Mariam

Lt. Col. Mengistu Haile Mariam (born 1937) became the head of state of Ethiopia and chairman of the ruling military government (the Derg) after a 1974 revolution deposed Emperor Haile Selassie. He…

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YARED (SAINT), 505-571 AD of Axum, Ethiopia 

CONTRIBUTED BY: CHARLES L. CHAVIS Composer, scholar, and pioneer of musical notation, Saint Yared was born in Axum, Ethiopia on April 25, 505 AD.  Little is known regarding his family background but scholars suggest he was…

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Haile Selassie- Wikipedia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclop Jump to navigation Jump to search This article is about the Emperor of Ethiopia. For the anthropologist, see Yohannes Haile-Selassie. “Ras Tafari” redirects here. For the religious…

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(1963) HAILE SELASSIE, “TOWARDS AFRICAN UNITY”

 CONTRIBUTED BY: BLACKPAST On May 25, 1963 the Organization for African Unity (OAU) was established with a permanent headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.  Haile Selassie, Emperor of Ethiopia, was selected as the first…

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AXUM (CA. 100 B.C.E.-CA. 650 A.D.)

JUNE 29, 2008 CONTRIBUTED BY: JULIANNA TESFU Located in the northeast region of contemporary Ethiopia, the city of Axum sits on a high plateau next to the Red Sea. With the city’s ascendance centuries…

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