Ethiopian Business Review

The current transportation problem in Addis Ababa is at its boiling point, and worsening by the day despite the government’s attempt to address it. For the city’s 3.7 million people, getting around is challenging. The taxi zoning system that was introduced two years ago was anticipated to solve the problem, but it didn’t. One of the major factors contributing to the problem is the imbalance between the limited amount of service providers and the ever growing number of commuters.

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Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) into Ethiopia has started to grow since the liberalization of the Ethiopian economy. Investors from abroad invested 894 billion Birr in Ethiopia since 1992. Turkey played a dominant role by investing 29.5 billion Birr in 2012/13 fiscal year, which was 42.6Pct of the total capital register last year.

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Currently the housing sector in Addis Ababa is highly characterized by poor quality due to old age, massive shortages, congested, unsecured areas accompanied by unplanned settlements. In  terms of quality, most of the houses constructed are of substandard class that are mainly built using conventional wood and mud materials. 

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