A Remarkable Story of Fates Intertwined: Ethiopia’s Captain Guta Dinka and South Africa’s Nelson Mandela

by Bekafa Adela . Silver Spring-MD. Though it doesn’t happen often, it’s not so rare that the action of one individual changes the course of history. One example would involve an Ethiopian soldier of great character, Captain Guta Dinka, and Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s freedom fighter and most important leader. The story of these two individuals involves diplomatic intrigue, the support of Emperor Haile Selassie, secret operations, and the strength of an Ethiopian soldier choosing the high love of liberty rather than the low hatefulness of bribes and assassination. In early 1962, Nelson Mandela had left South Africa and journeyed … Continue reading A Remarkable Story of Fates Intertwined: Ethiopia’s Captain Guta Dinka and South Africa’s Nelson Mandela