Fundamental tenets of the Ethiopian Movement were self-worth, self-reliance and freedom.
These tenets drew the advocates of Ethiopianism, like a magnet, to the growing political movement. That political movement was to culminate in the formation of the ANC in 1912. It is in this sense that the ANC, we, trace the seeds of the formation of our organisation to the Ethiopian Movement of the 1890s.” Nelson Mandela, Nobel Laurent and Former President of South Africa.
Ethiopia and the OAU: Recalling the contributions of Ethiopia’s Pan-Africanist leaders (The Reporter Ethiopia)