Emperor Haile Selassie

Emperor Haile Silasse

The Lion of Judah, Emperor Haile Selassie taking a salute at the guard of honor for the visiting head of states for The Organisation of African Unity (OAU) conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia .The OAU was established on 25th May 1963 in Addis Ababa. The OAU headquarter building is located in Addis. At this time, Addis Ababa was regarded to as the capital of Africa. Part of the OU complexes was a big conference hall right opposite Jubilee Palace. The emperor at that time was regarded as the head of Africa as most of the African leaders were in jail.

Emperor Haile Silasse

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