Ambitious housing project revamping Ethiopian cities

Since 2004, the Ethiopian government has been rolling out a national housing project to solve the country’s urban housing challenge. While the project has made some gains, there remains a housing deficit, especially in urban areas. Ethiopia has one of the lowest proportions of citizens living in urban areas: only 16.7 percent. However, things are … Continued

New city rail hoped to ease Addis’ transport problems

Ethiopia’s biggest city and commercial hub, Addis Ababa is expanding rapidly and is now among the ten largest cities in Sub – Saharan Africa. But with an inadequate public transport system and road construction underway in all corners of the city commuters face daily transport challenges and traffic congestion, especially during rush hours, when on … Continued