Emperor Haileselassie I Statue at African Union headquarter officially inaugurated

Emperor Haileselassie I Statue
Photo credit : EBC

February 10,2019

As the 32nd African Union Head of States summit kicks off, the statue of Emperor Haileselassie I erected in the premises of African Union Head Quarter in Addis Ababa is officially inaugurated earlier today.

The statue is erected in recognition of his stellar contribution for the establishment of Organization of African Unity (now African Union)

African Union Chairperson,Moussa Faki Mahamat, president of Rwanda – Paul Kagame, president of Ghana -Nana Akufo-Addo, and Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed officially unveiled the statue of Ethiopia’s emperor who contributed a lot for the liberation of Africa, among other things, during his life time.

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One Response to "Emperor Haileselassie I Statue at African Union headquarter officially inaugurated"

  1. rezen   February 11, 2019 at 12:16 am

    If we are to be honest about the background of Haile Selassie’s Governance, a Statue at African Union by African Union, with the blessing of the Government of Ethiopia amounts to the disregard of the victims of Haile Selassie through out his Rein. Having said that, however, one can’t help noticing with, a ‘human delight’ that the Statue does NOT resemble the self-appointed Emperor of ‘YESTERYEARS’. Perhaps, in a mysterious way, it is meant to be a consolation to the souls of victims of ‘YESTERYEARS. Who knows the WAYS of the Almighty God up in Heaven? Hmmm……


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