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A delegation from Ethiopia’s capital visited Ahmedabad, Indore and Bhopal for tips on launching express bus service, WRI India reports.
A master plan to absorb outlying areas stoked fears about loss of sovereignty for ethnic communities, the New York Times reports.
A port city in autonomous Somaliland seeks an economic jolt from increased trade with nearby Ethiopia, the Washington Post reports.
The two-line tram system was built and largely financed by China, which is heavily involved in Africa’s urbanization, AFP reports.
A new report from a commission headed by former President of Mexico Felipe Calderón recommends strategies for urbanization in Ethiopia, allAfrica reports.
A sweeping revitalization plan for Ethiopia’s capital has prompted concerns that outlying communities would be overdeveloped, allAfrica reports.
Addis Ababa’s urban renaissance is tempered by poor planning and construction projects that pose safety hazards, according to a post on Urban Africa.