Category Archives: Events

Jamaica Summit

The Ethiopian World Federation Presents The Ethiopian World Federation Incorporated will be holding its Jamaica Summit at the Ras Tafari Andahnet Centre, previously known as Windsor Lawn, St Anns Bay Jamaica. This will be a 3 day event from 24th … Continue reading

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The Addis Ababa massacre or Graziani massacre Feb.1937

Yonas Tadesse/AFP/Getty Images Tue 20 Feb 2018 09.00 GMT The Addis Ababa massacre or Graziani massacre, in which 20,000 to 30,000 Ethiopians were killed by Italian occupying forces on 19 February 1937, is commemorated at the Holy Trinity Cathedral in the Ethiopian … Continue reading

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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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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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