“Haile Selassie’s mother was paternally of Oromo descent and maternally of Gurage heritage, while his father was paternally Oromo and maternally Amhara. He consequently would have been considered Oromo in a patrilineal society, and would have been viewed as Gurage in a matrilineal one. However, in the main, Haile Selassie was regarded as Amhara: his paternal grandmother’s royal lineage, through which he was able to ascend to the Imperial throne.”
Please be reminded that the ethnicity of wrong doers, looters and racists is indecency!
Thousands of ethnic Amharas in western Ethiopia are being expelled en masse from the country’s Benishangul Gumuz region, where many have settled, in what some are condemning as a campaign of “ethnic cleansing”.
Meeting of a group of Ethiopian Jews known as the Qwara Jews in the Gondar, Amhara region of Ethiopia. The Jews of Qwara lived in a remote region of Ethiopia that didn’t receive news of Israeli airlift operations until after they happened; after learning of it, the Qwara Jews moved to Gondar to await relocation to Israel.