Africa’s resistance against European Imperialism – The Battle of Adwa

Africa’s resistance against European Imperialism – The Battle of Adwa Exactly one hundred and twenty-four years ago on the 1st of March 1896, the Ethiopian army of Emperor Menelik II and Italian forces clashed in Adwa about 1000 km north of Addis Ababa. This victory ensured the sovereignty of Ethiopia against an Italian conquest geared towards […]