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Friday, September 20th, 2013

Rastafari and His Imperial Majesty

Last week marked the 39th anniversary of the end of Emperor Haile Selassie rule over Ethiopia by a military coup that became the Derg regime (they in turn would rule until 1987). To mark this event, the Jamaica Gleaner published a piece entitled “Selassie: A Very Modern Monarch.” The piece was largely positive, suggesting that His Imperial

Friday, September 10th, 2010

Rastas in Ethiopia

Via Kenyan-based A24 Media.

Friday, December 11th, 2009

RASTAFARI IN ETHIOPIA

Nice short insert from Dutch TV station, Metropolis TV (the inserts are produced by local correspondents) of a young Ethiopian Rasta–a descendant of a Jamaican family who had moved to a small town 250 km outside the...