Why did Italy get into a conflict with Ethiopia in World War 2?

During the II WW Ethiopia was already an Italian colony, being occuped in 1936 by Badoglio

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Because during the time of the Roman Empire, the Romans never conquered Ethiopia. So the Italians wanted to get that issue away.

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Ethiopia was one of the few(if not the only) free country in Africa and Italy wanted to

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ethiopian dosent colonized by Italy because Ethiopia was the winner of the war, but after the war Italy come back and control Ethiopia for 5 years.