African nations dominate the ranking of the poorest countries in the world based on the latest data from the World Bank.
In 2017, we spent a month travelling through Ethiopia and Djibouti. Growing up in the eighties, we were only too aware of the struggles Ethiopia had faced historically: political unrest, civil war and, of course, famine.
However, just two years ago Ethiopia had the fastest-growing economy in the world and was named by Lonely Planet as one of its Best in Travel countries of the year. Change is happening, but it’s still slow.Continue reading