The battle of Adwa: an Ethiopian victory that ran against the current of colonialism


By Naomi Schalit Senior Politics + Society Editor The Dialog On the primary day of March 124 years in the past, conventional warriors, farmers and pastoralists in addition to ladies defeated a well-armed Italian military within the northern city of Adwa in Ethiopia. The result of this battle ensured Ethiopia’s independence, making it the one African nation by no means to be colonised. Adwa turned Ethiopia into an emblem of freedom for black individuals globally. It additionally led to a change of presidency in Italy. The city of Adwa is positioned in Northern Tigray, nearer to the southern border of Eritrea. Yeha, the capital


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