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House of Emperor Menelik and Queen Taitu on Entoto Hill  
   

House of Emperor Menelik and Queen Taitu on Entoto Hill

Ethiopia 1/3: Addis Ababa

October 18th 2015
My visit to Ethiopia started in Addis Ababa, which means New Flower in Amharic. With more than 3 million people, it’s the capital and largest city of the only African country that wasn't colonized during the end of the 19th century and beginning of 20th century, when greedy European countries (F, GB, P, I, D, B, E) invaded most of Africa for their own benefit. The Italians tried to colonize the ... read more
Africa » Ethiopia » Addis Ababa Region

Ethiopian Flag Unique among African countries, the ancient Ethiopian monarchy maintained its freedom from colonial rule, with the exception of the 1936-41 Italian occupation during World War II. In 1974 a military junta, the Derg, deposed Emperor Haile SELASSIE (wh... ... read more
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