Greetings in the name of His Imperial Majesty Emperor Haile Selassie I!

Brothers and Sisters,

The Imperial Ethiopian World Federation (I.E.W.F.) Imperial Voice is a communication vehicle of the Imperial
Ethiopian World Federation, Inc. (I.E.W.F.).

We bring this edition to engage and share in dialogue with the Ethiopian, African, and Rastafarian community; and
conscientious people who “Love Peace and hate aggression!”

Highlights in this version up to 03-28-2018:

  • A call to action to members and non-members to support the I.E.W.F.  Mass Movement of The Church of Haile
    Selassie I (CHSI) and the Imperial Ethiopian World Federation (I.E.W.F.) who are standing as servants of His
    Imperial Majesty Emperor Haile Selassie I; for the rights of Rastafarian, Ethiopian, and African people all over
    the globe!

Highlights in this version up to 03-11-2018:

  • Section 9a

Highlights in this version up to 03-08-2018:

  • 03-08-2018: International Women's Day
  • 03-25-2018: Empress Menen Earthstrong Celebration at the CHSI

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Servant of His Imperial Majesty Emperor Haile Selassie I
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Greetings Brothers and Sisters, One God, The Power of the Trinity –His Imperial Majesty, Emperor Haile Selassie I

From the moment we are born and throughout our life we are governed by politics. Politics governs: the food we eat, the clothes
we wear, the air we breathe, the water we drink, the medicine we take, the  vaccination our babies are given, the education our
children receive, the mind of the mentally unstable, the institutionalisation of the young men/women in the penal system and
where ones are laid to rest.

Although the Rastafarian People make up a sizeable percentage of the Jamaican population, they have no political
representation, and as such have no voice in the Upper House - the Senate or the Lower House - House of Representatives.

We must be courageous to change the things that we can change.

Please support Ammanuel Ascento Foxe, Commander of the Order of the Star of Ethiopia, as Senator in Jamaica Parliament to
represent Rastafarian people and all conscientious people in Jamaica.

Please visit the Church’s website at and leave your name and email address to support this application.

One Love
Haile Selassie I Liveth!

Greetings Rastafarian people!  

We look forward to your participation and support of our I.E.W.F. Mass Movement!

Please contact us at:

The Church of Haile Selassie I (CHSI~HQ)
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Tel: (876) 422 - 9888

Emperor Haile Selassie I Utterance ~ Quote of the Month
The_Church of Haile Selassie I ~ Worship-Services ~ March 2018
I.E.W.F. Editorial & Monthly News

Mass Movement

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Empress Menen Daughters League Upliftment
Her Imperial Majesty Empress Menen Asfaw
Youth Group Insights
H.I.M. Emperor Haile Selassie I
The Coronation of Emperor Haile Selassie The First King of Kings and Lord of Lords
Upcoming & Recent Events
Blessed International Women's Day to all women of the world . March 8th 2018.

I am well pleased to publish this speeches in Honour of the holy and pure Queen of Queens, Empress
Itege Menen !

- In September 1935 She disclosed the aggression to the world Women Association and appealed to
all world nation states with her famous speech.

Her Imperial Majesty said:

"We are indeed glad for this evening which has caused our voice to be heard by all women
throughout the world. Regardless of the different climate they live in, women in this world are
connected and have the same desire in maintaining world peace and love.

Obviously, war is one of the major problems which bring disaster in the life of mankind. In spite of
the difference of colour, race, creed and religion between women in this world, they all hate war
because the fruit of war is nothing but disaster.

War exterminates their beloved husbands, their brothers and their children. It destroys and
eliminates their families. At this hour, and such a tragic and sad period where aggressors have
planned a very heavy war upon our lives, we would like to bring this to the attention of all women
throughout the world, that it is their duty to voice and express solidarity against such acts."

Empress Menen Speaks :

“I am pleased to present my speech to all world women. When Italy conquered our people and
country the World Women Association supported us to settle peace and freedom. We are very happy
to express our deep feeling for the association. While I am speaking now, in order to be understood
by all countries my daughter, Princess Tsehai, will translate my speech into English. Princess Tsehai
made the following speech on behalf of Empress Menen:

“Recently, Italy conquered us unjustly and the world’s women should hear the voice of the Ethiopian
people. Even though women of the world are living in different countries with different climates, all
women are interrelated with the same will and objectives. War is a distress and trouble to mankind.
For all women of different countries, different races, and religions, the acts of violence and war have
victimized their husbands, brothers and children. War is a destruction of the family and creates
homelessness. So women are against war. We know that even Italian mothers and barren women
may worry about the war, since war is good for nothing. Therefore, all women should prevent war
before it brings trouble and distress. They should collaborate their voices and request the avoidance
of war before there is bloodshed on both sides. Ethiopia does not think of violence as a means to
resolve conflict and wishes to maintain peace. Ethiopia tried to settle the conflict peacefully in the
early months. In every aspect Ethiopia has done her best. So we have a clear conscience. Ethiopian
people welcomed all foreigners; the guests who came to work peacefully and innocently. The
Ethiopian people’s good hospitality towards foreigners has been well-narrated in the history of the
world. However, one state which is the neighbor to Ethiopia, is trying to control and govern. Ethiopia
is always on the line of peace, while the rival state is looking only after its own interest. The enemy
deployed its army and set up bases around our country to kill our women's husbands, children, and
brothers. Our people live and working peacefully, by being God-fearing, but the enemy is trying to
devastate the wealth of the country and destroy our family in the name of modernization. We pray to
God not to face this kind of distress and destruction if the so-called modernization brings such big
trouble. Hence, the association which is established for the purpose of peace by the world’s women
may exert influence to bring peace and stability. We don't hesitate to believe that the World Women
Association may contribute a great deal to settling this conflict peacefully. We pray to God that the
Association accomplishes its mission. We hope the activities of the Association may bring fruitful
results in the preservation of peace and security in our country. Nonetheless, if the war is started, we
women should treat wounded soldiers and minimize the damage from the war. Women who are
living all over the world, who stand for peace, may help us during the time of war. We know that
these women assist the sacrificed patriot's family. All women of the world should struggle to bring
about peace and justice. Government officials must be guided along the lines of God and we pray for
this as well as your collaboration with us in this effort.”

Source: FB Post by Nyahbinghi Rastafari on 03-08-2018
Empress Menen
Earthstrong Celebration

March 25, 2018

Thank you for joining us in this
year's celebration and we look
forward in celebrating this
anniversary together in the
years to come to !
The Church of
Haile Selassie I
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Below is a statement made by H.I.H. Prince Ermias President of the Crown Council of Ethiopia on
February 22, 2018.  It is the desire of the CHSI that  H.I.H. Prince Ermias  be more forceful in  defense of
the Ethiopian Constitution, the  Monarchy, and the sovereignty of the Crown for which his Grandfather,
His Imperial Majesty Emperor Haile Selassie I, stood.  The Constitution is the law and a political artifact
and therefore needs to be defended in the political realm.

The the last official Constitution of Ethiopia, promulgated by His Imperial Majesty on November 4, 1955
states the following:
Chapter I


The Empire of Ethiopia comprises all the territories, including the islands and the territorial waters,
under the sovereignty of the Ethiopian Crown. Its sovereignty and territory are indivisible. Its territories
and the sovereign rights therein are inalienable.

All Ethiopian subjects, whether living within or without the Empire, constitute the Ethiopian People

Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of  Our Coronation, hereby proclaim and place into force and effect as from
today, the Revised Constitution of the Empire of Ethiopia, for the benefit, welfare and progress of Our
beloved People.


On the occasion of the Coronation of the Emperor, if over twelve years of age, the Crown Prince or the
Heir Presumptive, as the case may be, all members of the Crown Council and all members of the
Parliament, shall individually take an oath of homage and fidelity to the Emperor.


In persuance of the requirements of Artical 22, the members of the Crown Council shall take the
following oath:

"In the name of the Almighty, I hereby swear allegiance and fidelity to my Sovereign,
His Imperial Majesty Haile Sellassie I and that I will, as member of the Parliament,
faithfully place above all else the interest and welfare of Ethiopia and of its Sovereign;
that I will at all times, faithfully respect the Constitution and  laws of the Empire, and
that I will disclose no secret or confidential information revealed to me in connection
with my official duties and position.  So help me God.

Full text of 1955 Constitution can be found at this link.
Statement on the Current Situation in Our Country


A Statement from the Crown Council of Ethiopia by its President,

His Imperial Highness Prince Ermias Sahle-Selassie Haile-Selassie

22 February 2018

Our beloved Ethiopia is currently beset by challenges and difficulties. It is an historically important time
for all Ethiopians. It is a time when we must realize that we can choose a path of unity, hope, and
leadership, or we can allow ourselves to fall into mutual antagonisms and thereby choose a path which
leads to the break-up of the great experiment which began more than three millennia ago. We can
recommit ourselves to being the great, noble, and gracious collection known as Ethiopia, or we can
succumb to becoming a mere collection of small, petty, and struggling societies.

We are at a point where we can choose our future, and whether or not we choose to overcome our
difficulties and challenges to become again a unified, prosperous example to Africa and the world.

Our forefathers maintained our sovereignty, moving the Solomonic Crown — the historical identity of
the peoples of our great collection of societies — to the position where its primary function was to
represent and inspire the unity and nobility of our nation and peoples. We reiterate those respective
positions of the Crown and the age-old traditions of Ethiopia.

The Crown takes no political role when it calls on all of us to ensure that we do not harm our great
country. We understand that there are differences between individuals and between communities, but
equally we understand that this is a time when these issues must be approached carefully, judiciously,
and not in haste or in anger.

There are many external forces at work on our country, anxious to inflame mutual distrust within
Ethiopia, and to promote the forces of secession or irredentism. It is easy to fall into the trap of reaction
and indignation, a process which, while addressing short-term challenges and emotions, has long-term
consequences. Above all, we must remember the special relationship which our great Ethiopia — and its
peoples of several different Abrahamic paths — has with God.

Political frustrations do occur in multi-cultural societies like Ethiopia, but they are best channeled by
building and strengthening democratic institutions. But in the meantime, we must remain cognizant of
our shared identity, our unity as a gathering of many peoples, and our great and noble purpose as a
special society which is destined once again to set an example of tolerance, hospitality, generosity, and

The only beneficiaries of a disunited or dismembered Ethiopia are those who wish to see our great
history rendered meaningless and our potential as a society destroyed, and those beneficiaries are not
Ethiopians. We have all learned the dangers of times of inflamed emotions, and we trust in our civil
society and our institutions of state to act with restraint and kindness.

My fellow Ethiopians: please pause; please offer compassion when provoked to reaction. Let us start to
rebuild the greatness of Ethiopia which began with our origins three millennia ago. We pray that calm
heads and tolerant hearts prevail, and that together we emphasize and build upon our shared identities
and values. What differences exist between our communities must be seen as the shades which exist
within a family. Nothing can be as devastating as the destruction of family; but nothing is as worthwhile
or productive as the shared pride in the special differences which exist within it.
A copy of the official statement -->>>

Rastafarian Holy Days
Rastafarians have many days that are celebrated and recognized; 5 days amongst many, which are considered  special
and sacred are:
Earthday (Earthstrong)
The date in which we are given life to serve our God in the image in which we are created; to serve with all our
mind, heart, and soul.
May 5th (5th of Miyaza) - “Fasika” (Passover)
This day represents a major Holy Day with service.  After service, family day celebration starts with the playing of
Rasta Music (e.g., Reggae) with refreshments, closing with a prayer from the Priest.

...Today is a day on which Ethiopia is stretching her hands to God in joy and thankfulness and revealing her happiness
to her children....  This day, on which the people of Ethiopia are freed from oppressive foreign yoke and eternal
servitude and on which I am enabled to rejoin my people, whom I love and have longed for,  will be honoured as a
holiday to be commemorated annually as a Great Ethiopian Anniversary.  On this day we shall remember those heroic
warriors who, determined not to surrender the great charge passed on to them by their Father, became sacrifices,
shedding their blood and breaking their bones for the freedom of the land they loved and for the honour of their
Emperor and their flag.  The history of Ethiopia will be witness for these Our warriors.
July 23rd 1892 (16 Hamle) - 2nd Advent of the Cosmic Christ
Rastalogy accepts this day as the Second Advent of the Cosmic Christ, fulfilling Isaiah Chapter 9 v6, “For unto us a
Child is born, unto us a Son is given, Tafari.”.

This day represents a major Holy Day; celebrated as a family day with a short prayer service giving thanks to
Yahweh, for  the birth of His Son, Tafari.  Service starts (e.g., 11am), followed by a celebration consisting of Rasta
Music and food.
October 7th 1928 (7 Maskaram) - Divine Kingship of Rastafari
This day represents a Holy Day.  This is when Rastafari was acclaimed ‘Negus’, King of Ethiopia, fulfilling Isaiah
, “I am  the Lord Rastafari your Holy One Creator of Israel, your King.”.  The Church of Haile Selassie I
celebrates with short Prayer  and Service starting at 11am.
November 2nd 1930 (2 Tikimt) - Transfiguration Day
This represents the Transfiguration Day of  Negus Ras Tafari to Emperor Haile Selassie I, ‘Might of the Trinity’  
Revelation 5v5, “The Lion of the Tribe of Judah has prevailed.”  This day represents the Holy Day when
Rastafari was  acclaimed ‘Negus Negast’ King of kings Emperor of Ethiopia; Fulfilling
Isaiah 43v15;

“I am the Lord Rastafari your Holy One Creator of Israel, your King.”

This day is celebrated quietly with a short Prayer Service (e.g., starting 11am).  Then celebrate with Rasta Music,
rice and  peas, vegetables and  fish, closing with a short Prayer of thanksgiving by the Priest with blessing.

The history of Ethiopia for the past half a century has revolved materially around events in which Haile Selassie First
has been  the prime mover.  In times of stress, in times of joy, his leadership in resolving the hopes, fears and
aspirations of the Ethiopian people has been distinctive, his guidance indispensable and decisive.  His people and the
world have acclaimed him a fighter not  only in defence of the integrity of Ethiopia.  He has been a champion for world
peace and a man whose principles have contributed manfully to the history of his day and age.  His public utterances
in this phase of the national and international drama of peace and war speak by themselves most eloquently.
Holy Day Donations
This is an opportunity for all those who believe in the plight of Ethiopians, Africans, Rastafarians, and
conscientious people  around the globe, who Love Justice and hate aggression, to pledge their support by donating
The Church of Haile Selassie  I and the I.E.W.F. in the execution of the Aims and Objectives of the Imperial
Ethiopian World Federation.

We overstand the various financial pressures we face in our daily lives and the numerous worthy causes needing
our financial contributions; therefore we are asking our supporters to "reach out" on each of our Holy Days and
donate (1$, 5$, 10$, 20$, 50$, 100$, 500$+, etc.) whatever we are able to give on one of those days listed above
(no amount is too small).  We hope this relieves some pressure, but still provides specific opportunities
throughout the year to contribute to a cause important to each of us.
May 5th (5th of Miyaza) - “Fasika” (Passover)
Thank you! Bless!
We welcome whatever support we receive and ask that JAH richly bless our supporters.

Thank You! JAH Guide and Protect!

Servant of His Imperial Majesty Emperor Haile Selassie I
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Feature Stories and Current Rastafarian Developments & Caribbean Politics
Around the Globe
This is how the minority ethnic government that represents only 6% of a population of millions won
the 2015 elections in Ethiopia "by a landslide".

1) 44 different parties
2) 1,828 candidates

No wonder: No National Unity --each ethnic group speaking in different voice --there need to be
...even two would suffice...but 1,828...will never work !

Ethiopia's ruling party wins by landslide in general election
Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front stripped opposition party of its one
parliamentary seat and took all but 21 of seats in regional state councils
Q & A
Recently we debuted the Q&A section in which we are asking for input from our Rastafarian Brethren and Sistren
from all houses and all conscientious people, who "Love Peace and hate aggression".

Please send in your Questions and we will make every attempt to address your questions, concerns, and inquires
(  Bless!
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The following official letters below provide evidence of the transition from the now defunct
Ethiopian World Federation (E.W.F.) to the Imperial Ethiopian World Federation, Inc. (I.E.W.F.)
June 18, 1973
July 30, 1973
July 1, 1983 (pg 1)
July 1, 1983 (pg 2)
Sept. 27, 1983
I.E.W.F. Survey being developed to identify differences and solutions amongst various Rastafarian mansions.
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Church of Haile Selassie I activities; along with various other subjects brought together to provide a convenient
source for updates and feedback.  We advocate for continuous improvement in our communications to our
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