Meeting with Jamaican Prime Minister and Jamaican Community in Addis Ababa

Radisson Blu Hotel Addis Ababa Monday 27th May 2013

portia smithThe Ethiopian World Federation in co-ordination with Dr Deborah Hickling (Director of Operations for Prime Ministers Office), arranges meeting with Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller and the Jamaican Community in Shashemane.

Present at this meeting were

Portia Simpson Miller (Jamaican Prime Minister)
Arnold J. Nicholson (Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade)
Ann Scot (Jamaican HC to Nigeria)
Gebre E. Gebru (Jamaican Consular to Ethiopia)
Onika Miller (Permanent Secretary to the Office of the PM)
Dr Deborah Hickling (Director of Operations for Prime Ministers Office)
Approximately 40 members of the Jamaican Community living in Ethiopia
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Ethiopian World Federation Local 111 supports Haile Selassie Comprehensive High School Jamaica

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The Ethiopian World Federation Incorporated Local 111 Birmingham United Kingdom has shown its support for the Haile Selassie Comprehensive High School Payne Avenue
Kingston 11 Jamaica by  shipping the following sports related items to the school as a charitable donation.

Items include, are Footballs ; Basketballs; and Jerseys ; Net balls ; practice Cricket Equipment ; Referee whistles ; Erasers ; Pencil sharpeners ; Ball pump ; Volley ball’s ; Skipping ropes; Stop watches ; Water bottles ; Ball bags; A 1st Aid kit ; Sports cones ; Training pads ; 6 Training Bibs .

In a letter to Mr Joseph Heron of the Haile Selassie Comprehensive High School. The Local emphasized its commitment to continue its support in the school   in various ways in the future, and will endeavor to promote and encourage others to support the school.


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50th Anniversary of the African Union


Self-Determination in African Union’s “Golden Jubilee”

headquarters-of-the-african-union-addis-ababa-ethiopiaAfrica, the richest continent, is emerging from more than thousands years of invasions, occupations, slavery, distress… We Africans endured and appreciated struggles, rebellions, resistances with self determination, leading to victories, freedom, independence and sovereignty wherever and whenever it was possible.

Then we witnessed the creation of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), on May 25th 1963, a divine gift, which has been truly instrumental in term of liberation and freedom of our people. Amongst many great African leaders assembled, two Heads of State, President Dr. Kwame Nkrumah of Ghana and Emperor Haile Selassie I of Ethiopia stood out in shaping the future of Africa. They and others inspired us to invest and commit ourselves to a just and noble cause: the Unity of our continent at all levels.

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Ethiopian World Federation mourns the passing of a Great Patriarch Elder Ras Malachi


Ras Malachi  4 -2013 004Elder Ras Malachi Gad, Lascelles Earl Wilson, will always be remembered as a pillar of I and I community and as a most prolific RasTafari ambassador throughout most of his 73 years of life.

Ras Naphtali remembers him thus: “I will always remember the first time I met Ras Malachi, in early 1976, at No 28 St Agnes Place (the Tabernacle at RasTafari House). His deep, piercing, yet comely greeting was: ‘I was glad when they said unto me, let us go up into the house of God.’ (Adopted from Psalm 122 v 1).


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Grounation Day Haile Selassie I visits jamaica 21st April 1966

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