Selected Speeches Of His Imperial Majesty Haile Selassie I




As early as during his tenure as Regent and Heir Apparent of the Realm, His Majesty the Emperor evinced keen interest in public educa­tion. In 1925 he followed this urge and, from his own privy Purse, built the Teferi Makonnen School and encouraged the wealthy Ethiopians to follow his example. The educational effort was arrested by the war and occupation. It was immediately revived upon His Imperial Majesty's return. And for all these years he has personally always found time from his busy duties to visit schools, talk to and question students, from Kindergarten to the higher levels and to manifest an intimate concern for their welfare.

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Emperor Haile Sellassie First Theocracy Reign
Order of the Nyahbinghi

December 14, 2016