Boys' Youth Group Uniforms: Countries--Ethiopia


Figure 1.-- Scoting was founded in Ethiopia during the inter-War era. We believe it was founded about 1933, but do not yet have details. Here is a Tropp at Adis Abana in 1935. The little boy at the front is Crown Prince Makonen.

Scoting was founded in Ethiopia during the inter-War era. We believe it was founded about 1933, but do not yet have details. Ethiopia was one of the few independent Africa countries at the time. We do not know much abouth Ethiopiam Scouting, but at the time suspect it was a realtively small movement confined to Adis Abana or perhaps a few other of the coutrty's largest cities. Italy invaded and occupied Ethiopia (1935). The Italians banned Scouting and founded their Fascist colonial youth movement. The British invaded Ethiopia and restored Emperor Haile Selassie to power (1941). Scouting was revived in the country, but as far as we can tell several tears later (1948). Scout troops appear to hsve been organized through the school system. The coyntry's Scout movement was recognized as a member of the World Organization (1969). The Scout movement played an importan role in the relief effort needed because of the droughts and famines. Scouts also worked in literacy campaigns and other community betterment efforts. A Marxist Government seized power in Ethiopia and banned Scouting for a second time. I do not know if the Government organized a Young Pioneer movement.

Boy Scouts

Scoting was founded in Ethiopia during the inter-War era. We believe it was founded about 1933, but do not yet have details. Ethiopia was one of the few independent Africa countries at the time. We do not know much abouth Ethiopiam Scouting, but at the time suspect it was a realtively small movement confined to Adis Abana or perhaps a few other of the coutrty's largest cities. Italy invaded and occupied Ethiopia (1935). They banned Scouting. The British invaded Ethiopia and restored Emperor Haile Selassie to power (1941). Scouting was revived in the country, but as far as we can tell several tears later (1948). Scout troops appear to hsve been organized through the school system. The coyntry's Scout movement was recognized as a member of the World Organization (1969). The Scout movement played an importan role in the relief effort needed because of the droughts and famines. Scouts also worked in literacy campaigns and other community betterment efforts. A Marxist Government seized power in Ethiopia and banned Scouting for a second time.

Fascist Youth Group

The Italians banned Scouting and founded theirFascist colonial youth movement. The British invaded Ethiopia and restored Emperor Haile Selassie to power (1941). This ended the Fascist youth movement.

Young Pioneers

I do not know if the Marxist Government which took power organized a Young Pioneer movement.






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