New Ethiopia-Djibouti railway

According to this BBC report (http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-37562177), the new electric Ethiopia-Djibouti railway, stopping among other places at Bishoftu, Adama, Awash and Dire Dawa, is finally operational as of 1 January 2018. After several delays since it officially opened in 2016, I'm not sure how definitive this is, but it would be worth checking if you are … Continue reading New Ethiopia-Djibouti railway

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Safety at Koka Dam

Harm Bouta writes: I would like to add some information regarding the Hippo-pool and crocodile watching near the Koka-Dam close to Adama/Nazret. This area has recently turned into quite a dangerous area. Last week my family and i have been violently robbed of practically all our belonging (a violent robbery of my bag and a break … Continue reading Safety at Koka Dam