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THE ITALIAN HUMILIATION OF 1896 BATTLE OF ADWA

#AfricanHistoryMonth A year after the Berlin partition, Italy annexed Eritrea and started occupying territories along the key Red Sea port of Massawa on the Ethiopian side. Ethiopia considered this a provocation since Massawa was the empire‚Äôs economic gateway to the world. More so, it had only liberated the port from an Egyptian invasion nine yearsContinue reading “THE ITALIAN HUMILIATION OF 1896 BATTLE OF ADWA”