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|Ethiopia's History of
National Resistance for
African Unity & Dignity
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|A leap of faith
"The question arises as to why Ethiopia? The Prophet
could have chosen a safe haven for his followers in
any of Arabia's other neighbours: modern-day Egypt,
Yemen, Syria, Iraq or Iran. Instead he chose Ethiopia,
largely, it is said, because of the righteous reputation
of Ethiopia's king, the Negus or Al-Najashi. "Go to
Ethiopia, there is a king there that is just," Prophet
Mohamed told his followers. His counsel proved to be
Iran, then known as Persia, was a pagan country and
the far-flung provinces of the Byzantine Empire --
Egypt and Syria -- were teetering on the verge of
rebellion. The Copts of Egypt asked the Prophet to
intervene on their behalf and overthrow Byzantine rule.
Ethiopia, in sharp contrast, was a free and pietistic
land ruled by a magnanimous monarch.
|A Glimpse of
"..Like everyone else, I needed
to thread both myth and
history, in my effort to
understand the present."
|Clashes of What?
"..To be honest and precise
the only big threat today is the
clashes of extremists.”
|Ethiopia and Black
Heritage In Jerusalem
presence in the Church of the
Holy Sepulcher or Deir Sultan
in Jerusalem, is the only Black
presence in the holiest place
on earth for Christians."