The last emperor of Ethiopia: Haile Selassie’s legacy remains divisive

By France24   |   17 May 2020   |   2:55 pm  
Considered by some to be the greatest moderniser of Ethiopia, Haile Selassie is also the man who let his people starve to death during several major famines. The story of Selassie, who was overthrown in a 1974 coup, was consigned to the dustbin of history for years before renewed interest in 2019. Our reporters retraced his controversial legacy.
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