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Ethiopia: setting up camp on hard soil

Ethiopia: setting up camp on hard soil

Aug 15, 2011

Officials must decide whether a new extension to Dollo Odo is needed, just weeks after a fourth camp there was opened

Women slog for miles seeking last drop of water

Women slog for miles seeking last drop of water

Jul 14, 2011

Even in drought-struck Ethiopia, providing water is women's work

This is the last of my food

This is the last of my food

Jul 08, 2011

Laurie MacGregor reports from the Horn of Africa, where 10 million are at risk of starvation

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About Ethiopia
  • Population: 84.7 million (World Bank, 2011)
  • Capital: Addis Ababa
  • Area: 1.13 million sq km (437,794 sq miles)
  • Major languages: Amharic, Oromo, Tigrinya, Somali
  • Major religions: Christianity, Islam
  • Life expectancy: 54 years (men), 56 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 Birr = 100 cents
  • Main exports: Coffee, hides, oilseeds, beeswax, sugarcane
  • GNI per capita: US $280 (World Bank, 2008)