A short revolutionary story, “I Love Africa.” Keep reading..
Do you know that Ethiopians trained lions to capture their enemies and fought alongside with cheetahs, bees and other animals which enabled them to win all the wars of colonization against them and to be the only African country that has never been colonized. 😲
On Sunday, 1st March 1896, the Ethiopian forces defeated the Italian forces near the town of Adwa.The battle of Adwa Ethiopian warriors skilled in sword fighting called “Shotel” destroyed Italian soldiers and won them in physical combat. The victory of the Ethiopian forces destroyed the campaign of the Kingdom of Italy to expand its colonial empire in the Horn of Africa.
The Ethiopians surrounded the Italians for two weeks and upon Empress Tayitu’s advice, cut off the fort’s water supply. The Italian commanders surrendered and were allowed to leave. Menelik agreed that they could leave the garrison.
“I Love Africa” Written by: ©️Orlaade Martins
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