Category Archives: Speeches

The Spirit of The Federation

Article from the original ‘Voice of Ethiopia’ Volume 3, Number 17 Saturday May 20, 1939 If men cannot retain and promote peace and good will in their own families how can they hope to fight successfully against an outside adversary? … Continue reading

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Interview with Haile Selassie I

From the original Voice of Ethiopia April 5, 1948 Question: Perceiving the great benefit the Ethiopian people have been able to derive from the Constitution which Your Majesty has been pleased to grant to them 27 years ago, and observing … Continue reading

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The Cause And The Man

Whoso would be happy must pin his hope and his affection to things that are immortal, things that are eternal. Whoso would court unhappiness and disappointment let him have inordinately things that are temporary, things that are fleeting. Among those … Continue reading

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Honouring Fallen Officers

Haile Selassie I Since the beginning of the world, God has always granted a people, divided though they may be into provinces, districts, villages and families, the privilege of living together as one nation, in freedom. However, because of human … Continue reading

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Steadfastness of the Black Race

Article from the original Voice of Ethiopia Volume 1, Number 25 Saturday July 17, 1937 Some time ago I wrote in this column that the white race would be looking on to see the failure of the efforts being made … Continue reading

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