150 Years After His Death Ethiopia Commemorates Life of Tewodros II at Tadias Magazine

Emperor Tewodros II who died during the battle of Meqdela in April 1868 [150 years ago this month], was born in 1818, marking his 200th birthday this year. (Image: Mereja.com) Tadias MagazineBy... Read more »

How Eritrea gained independence from African neighbour Ethiopia in 1991

On this day in 1991, Eritrea gained independence from Ethiopia after a 30-year long battle fought between the Eritrean People’s Liberation Front and the Ethiopian Army. The Horn of Africa nation was... Read more »

Why are looted Ethiopian treasures still in Britain? Live Discussion

Ethiopia’s government is calling for the return of cultural artefacts  plundered 150 years ago by British military forces. The relics, some of which are currently on display at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum  (V&A),... Read more »

Ethiopia raises cry for Britain to return ‘looted’ artifacts | News

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — The hair of a long-dead emperor and an intricate golden crown are among the artifacts Ethiopia’s government is demanding to be returned from British government institutions and private... Read more »

Ethiopia demands for Britain to return looted artifacts

Gold and gilded copper crown with glass beads, pigment and fabric, made in Ethipoa (1600–1850) (all images © Victoria and Albert Museum, London) ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The hair of a... Read more »

‘Looted’: Ethiopia demands to have its artifacts returned from the British government

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — The hair of a long-dead emperor and an intricate golden crown are among the artifacts Ethiopia’s government is demanding to be returned from British government institutions and private... Read more »

Ethiopia raises cry for Britain to return ‘looted’ artifacts

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — The hair of a long-dead emperor and an intricate golden crown are among the artifacts Ethiopia’s government is demanding to be returned from British government institutions and private... Read more »

The Battle Over Ethiopia’s Meqdela Treasures Heats Up at Tadias Magazine

One of several processional crosses that were among the items looted during the British campaign in Ethiopia in 1868. (Photo: Victoria and Albert Museum) Tadias MagazineBy Tadias Staff April 22nd, 2018 New... Read more »

Ethiopians press Britain to return bones of prince allegedly stolen 150 years ago

Ethiopia is intensifying efforts to bring back the remains of a prince believed to have been stolen by British soldiers, who looted his father’s imperial fortress following the Battle of Maqdala in... Read more »

Ethiopians urge Britain to return bones of ‘stolen’ prince after 150 years | World news

For 150 years, Ethiopians have been asking when Prince Alemayehu will come home. The orphan prince, a descendant of Solomon, was taken to England – some say “stolen” – after British soldiers... Read more »