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After a century-and-a-half, Ethiopian artefacts return home

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Reuters After a century-and-a-half hidden in private collections, 13 stolen Ethiopian artefacts have finally returned home following months of negotiations.  “Our country’s ancient civilisation’s history, artefacts, fingerprints of indigenous knowledge, culture…have been looted in war and smuggled out illegally,” said Ethiopia’s tourism minister, Nasise Challa.  Artefacts that were looted during the colonial-era […]