The last time it was this bad was in 1984-85 when nearly 400,000 people died – but the country is better prepared this time
Rising from the ashes: 10 astonishing facts on Ethiopia's turnaround, how it did it, and the unseen forces driving growth
Enrolment in secondary education has shot up, from less than 500,000 in 1996/97 to just under 21.9 million in 2012/13 – that's a 4,280% increase.
At one time, the streets in over 30 countries globally were named for Congo's slain leader, while in Ethiopia, powerful images remain.
Lessons on power-sharing fall on deaf ears in Burundi, on Ubuntu are thrown out in South Africa, and in Kenya, terrorists have a field day