The issue of succession to the Throne of Ethiopia will continue to be debated non-stop. Part of the reason for this, is that succession to the Ethiopian monarchy is not handed down from eldest son to eldest son -- as in the English monarchy -- but to the person best suited to rule.
This is how Ras Tafari received his Crown.
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