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March 1, 2024 (FBC) – Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has extended his greetings on the eve of the 128th Anniversary of the Victory of Adwa.

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ጠቅላይ ሚኒስትር ዐቢይ አሕመድ(ዶ/ር) በታንዛኒያ ከፕሬዝዳንት ሳሚያ ሱሉህ ጋር ያደረጉት የሁለትዮሽ ውይይት

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March 02,, 2024

Addis Ababa, March 2, 2024 (FBC) – In his remarks at the 128th Adwa Victory Day, Chief of the General Staff of the Ethiopian National Defense Forces, Birhanu Jula, affirmed readiness of the army to maintain the legacy of the Adwa Victory and defend the nation from any internal and external threat.

The Adwa Victory Day is being celebrated in the capital Addis Ababa colorfully at the newly built Adwa Victory Memorial under the theme “Adwa is a Pride for All Black People.”

Field Birhanu Jula, said, 128 years ago, Ethiopian stunned the whole world by decisively defeating the well-armed Italian invading force at battle of Adwa.

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March 02,, 2024

Addis Ababa, March 2, 2024 (FBC) – The celebration of the 128th Adwa Victory Day has begun in attendance of residents, high-ranking government officials, members of the Ethiopian National Defense Forces (ENDF), patriots, representatives of the diplomatic community at Piassa, Addis Ababa.

Speaker of the House of Federation, Agegnehu Teshager and Military Advisor of Chief of the General Staff of the ENDF, Lt Gen Alemshet Degifie, Deputy Commissioner General of Federal Police, Zelalem Mengistie and President of Ethiopian Patriots Association, Daniel Jotie have laid wreath of flower at the Pan-African Monument.

The celebration is taking place at Adwa Victory Memorial located at the heart of Addis Ababa in Piassa locality.

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March 02,, 2024

Addis Ababa, March 2, 2024 (FBC) – Ethiopian Embassy in Qatar along with the Ethiopian community in the country celebrated the 128th Adwa Victory Day.

The guest of honor, State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Birtukan Ayano, Ethiopia’s Ambassador to Qatar, Fiesel Aliyie, Staff of the Embassy, Diplomats of other countries and esteemed guests attended the commemorative event.

In her opening speech Ambassador Birtukan Ayano said the day symbolizes Ethiopia’s unity and served as inspiration for all Africans during their struggle against colonialism.

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March 02,, 2024

Addis Ababa, March 2, 2024 (FBC) – “The Victory of Adwa reminds us of a time when Ethiopians, setting aside their differences, marched together in unison to defend the sovereignty of our beloved nation,” Addis Ababa City Mayor Adanech Abiebie said.

“We solemnly commemorate the 128th anniversary of the Victory of Adwa, honoring the courage and unity it represents in our nation’s history,” the mayor posted on X, formerly twitter.

The mayor added that today marks the 128th anniversary of the historic Victory of Adwa, a day that stands as a testament to the unity, resilience, and heroism of our nation.

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March 02,, 2024

Addis Ababa, March 1, 2024 (FBC) – The Victory of Adwa is a symbol of anti-colonial struggle that depicts national unity and cohesion in pursuit of common just goal, Russian Ambassador to Ethiopia Evgeny Terekhin said.

The Battle of Adwa, which culminated in defeating the colonial troops of Italy by Ethiopians 128 years ago, spear-headed anti-colonial resistance by Africans and the entire black people across the world.

In an exclusive interview with ENA, Ambassador Terekhin noted that the inspiration of the victory has overwhelmingly uplifted the struggle of black people for freedom and liberation across the world since 2 March, 1896.

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March 02,, 2024

Addis Ababa, March 2, 2024 (FBC) – Speaker of the House of Federation, Agegnehu Teshager, while addressing the gatherings at Adwa Victory Day Celebration, highlighted the significance of the victory in laying a solid foundation for multi-national unity.

Agegnehu said the newly built Adwa Victory Memorial adds grace and colorfulness for this year’s celebration.

“Through their sacrifices, our forefathers and foremothers defended the nation from external enemies and enabled us to live with pride. Their unity and mutual understanding was the source of their victory over the colonial power,” Agegnehu noted, calling the generation to maintain harmony and maintain a share vision for the betterment of the country.

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March 02,, 2024

Addis Ababa, March 2, 2024 (FBC) – The Son of the renowned Pan-Africanist Marcus Garvey, Dr. Julius Garvey described the Adwa Victory against the Italian invaders in 1896 as a seminal triumph in global black history.

Every year on March 2, the victory of Adwa is marked in remembrance of the Ethiopians who defeated the Italian colonizers 128 years ago with unwavering and splendor courage for the independence and liberty of Ethiopia and all oppressed nations across the globe.

The victory was widely reported around the globe as the continent’s first-ever triumph over a colonial power that ignited the spirit of Pan-Africanism.

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March 02,, 2024

Addis Ababa, March 1, 2024 (FBC) – Minister of Planning and Development, Fitsum Assefa addressed the 6th session of the UN environment Assembly (UNEA6) which is being held in Nairobi, Kenya from 26 Feb to 1 march 2024.

In sideline of UNEA6, the Minister also engaged in a number of bilateral and Africa regional environmental events, according to Ministry of Planning and Development of Ethiopia.

In her statement during the UNEA6 high level segment held today the minister informed the participants about the unwavering commitment of Ethiopia in addressing the triple planetary crises of our planet namely climate change and biodiversity loss.

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March 01,, 2024

Addis Ababa, March 1, 2024 (FBC) – Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has extended his greetings on the eve of the 128th Anniversary of the Victory of Adwa.

“It has been 100 years since our foremothers and forefathers bequeathed to us the Grand Victory of Adwa. But, we have yet to leverage the values we have received from the victory,” the Prime Minister underscored in his congratulatory message.

The Victory of Adwa is a phenomenon that has demonstrated the fact that Ethiopia has been identified as a country with multinational unity among its people, the Prime Minister said.

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March 01,, 2024

Addis Ababa, March 1, 2024 (FBC) – Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) paid tribute to the late Tanzanian President, Ali Hassan Mwinyi today.

The Prime Minister has attended a memorial ceremony held for Former President Ali Hassan Mwinyi of Tanzania.

Tanzania’s former President Ali Hassan Mwinyi has died at the age of 98. The death of the former head of State was announced by President Samia Suluhu Hassan.

Mwinyi, who was the second President of Tanzania, was in office between 1985 and 1995. He succeeded the founding president, Mwalimu Julius Nyerere.

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March 01,, 2024

Addis Ababa, March 1, 2024 (FBC) – Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) was received by Tanzanian President Samia Suhulu today for official talks during his State visit to the East African nation. The scope of their discussions covered a wide range of bilateral and regional issues with a commitment to multifaceted cooperation.

The two leaders have discussed the ways on how to strengthening ties between their two countries.

“Today’s bilateral meeting is testament to how our historical ties have paved the way for stronger relations in the present,” Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said.

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March 01,, 2024

Addis Ababa, March 1, 2024 (FBC) – The Addis Ababa Police released road closure information for the Adwa Victory Day celebration on Saturday, 2 March, 2024.

The Adwa Victory Day which marks the triumph of Ethiopians over the Italian invaders at the battle of Adwa will take place at the Adwa Victory Memorial situated in Piassa locality of Addis Ababa tomorrow.

To help the city address traffic congestion that might result from influx of large number of people to the area of celebration, police says it will implement some road closures and traffic management procedures from 5:00 a.m early in the morning till the end of the celebration, late afternoon of Saturday, 2 March. . . . . .

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