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Meskel the discovery of the “True Cross of Christ”

“Meskel” in Ge’ez translated means “cross”, Meskel is an annual religious holiday in the Ethiopian Orthodox and Eritrean Orthodox churches, which commemorates the discovery of the True Cross by the Roman Empress Helena (Saint Helena) in the fourth century. Meskel occurs … Continue reading

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Africa Day Celebrations

Africa Day (formerly African Freedom Day and African Liberation Day) is the annual commemoration of the 25th May 1963 foundation of the Organisation of African Unity (now known as the African Union). It is celebrated in various countries on the African … Continue reading

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Tribute to Dr Malaku E Beyen, founding member of the E.W.F Inc.

On 4th May 1940, the Ethiopian World Federation lost one of its brightest shining stars, and  founding member, Dr Malaku. E. Beyen to lobar pneumonia. His death came almost four years to the very day of the Italian entrance into Addis … Continue reading

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Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie returns to his capital Addis Ababa

Haile Selassie Triumphantly returns to Addis Ababa On this day 5th May 1941, Emperor Haile Selassie re-enters Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian capital, exactly five years to the day of when it was occupied by Italy. Ethiopia known widely as Abyssinia was one of the … Continue reading

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Birthday Day of Empress Menen

Important Dates: The Earth Day of Empress Menen, Queen of Queens Woizero Menen was born on 3rd April 1891 (25th Megabit 1883), in the Egua village, Wollo Province. Woizero Menen was baptised Wolete Giorgis in St Delba Girogis Church. A … Continue reading

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