Why was Ethiopia not colonize?

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Ethiopia was never colonized by ANY European country. Italy tried twice to colonize Ethiopia. The reason Ethiopia was never colonized was because under a centralized government by Menelik the II, Ethiopians had attained guns and had a well organized military and went to battle in a structured way. Ethiopians believe that they were also helped by Saint Giyorgis, but thats from a religious point of view.
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