Djibouti is one of the world’s major shipping chokepoints, along with the Strait of Hormuz, the Suez Canal, and Malacca.
It already 'out-flies' the rest, now Ethiopia plans Africa's biggest airport, amidst concerns of funding squeeze
The planned airport would be larger than Heathrow, and aimed to serve as many as 120 million passengers a year when it opens in a decade’s 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.
Ethiopia's remarkable turnaround: 30 years after famine, village now hosts visitors to show off food security
Up to 1 million likely died. Hyenas scavenged for forgotten human remains. However, today farmers harvest not one but three crops a year.