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Shashemene is a city in the Oromo region of southern Ethiopia, famous for its Rastafari community.


Twelve Tribes of Israel headquarters in Shashamane

Rastafari followers from the Caribbean were granted land in Shashemene in 1948 by Emperor Haile Selassie I, after whom the Rastafari movement is named.

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Shashemene is a transport hub. Buses are plentiful.

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