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Creation of Colony of Assab – 1882

Monday, February 27, 2017 @ 4:10 am

[This is a declaration by the Kingdom of Italy and its parliament regarding the transfer of the Assab area from Rubattino Company to the government of Italy and the creation of a colony on the area. This Act granted power to the Italian Ministry of [...]

Treaty | Contracts of Assab and Ras Lumah 1869 and 1870

Monday, February 27, 2017 @ 4:05 am

[The contract of Assab was a contract for the sale of lands in the area known as Asab to Mr Joseph Sapeto of the Rubattino Company on November 15, 1869. The sellers, Hassan-ben-Ahmad and Ibrahim-ben-Ahmad, were brothers in charge of the area [...]

Text of Wuchale Treaty | 1889 Ethio-Italian Treaty

Wednesday, August 17, 2011 @ 4:39 pm

Treaty of friendship and trade between the kingdom of Italy and the Empire of Ethiopia (Treaty of Wuchale) His Majesty King Umberto I of Italy and Menelik His Majesty The King of Kings of Ethiopia, in order to make meaningful and lasting peace [...]

The 1902 Treaty between Ethiopia and Great Britain

Wednesday, June 8, 2011 @ 1:03 am

There are only two documents that attempt to deal with the relationship of Ethiopia and the lower riparian countries with regard to the utilization of Nile. Those are the 1902 Ethiopia and UK Treaty and the 1993 Ethio-Egypt Framework Agreement. [The [...]