Ten Interesting Facts about Ethiopia and Nelson Mandela

Posted: December 7, 2013 in Ethiopia - the Secret of Africa
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Ten Interesting Facts about Ethiopia and Nelson Mandela

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Ten Interesting Facts about Ethiopia and Nelson Mandela
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Today celebrates Nelson Mandela’s 94th birthday.
It is also the third annual International Nelson Mandela Day.
Here are ten interesting facts about Ethiopia and Nelson Mandela.

1 – Nelson Mandela wrote in his Autobiography,
“Ethiopia always has a special place in my imagination and the prospect of visiting Ethiopia attracted me more strongly than a trip to France, England, and America combined. I felt I would be visiting my own genesis, unearthing the roots of what made me an African. ”

2 – During his period in exile, Nelson Mandela spent time in Ethiopia in 1962 where he received military training and where he addressed the Organization of African Unity.   It was shortly after leaving Ethiopia to South Africa when he was arrested, serving 27 years in prison.

3 – Would you like to stay in the same room slept in…

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