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Ethiopia: Can the Landlocked Power Restore Its Former Glory?

Mar 31, 2017 | 09:00 GMT
Ethiopia: A Landlocked Power
Development in Addis Ababa and elsewhere in Ethiopia has been enhanced by foreign investment, which has been focused on improving the infrastructure of the ancient trading power.
(SEAN GALLUP/Getty Images)

The loss of coastal access in 1991 blunted the East African trading hub's influence, but geography has given it the tools to rebuild. Its geographic position at the heart of the Horn of Africa has made it a crossroads of trade, helping it to maintain a continuity that has lasted from ancient times through the colonial era to today. ...

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