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Ethiopia History

1948 Independence again During the ensuing 5 years of occupation, Italy set up various industries, coffee plantations and introduced a racial discrimination system that in many ways resembled apartheid in South Africa. When Mussolini’s dictatorship collapsed, Britain took control of Ethiopia, which in 1948 regained its independence. Haile Selassie returned to the throne, but found… Read More »