‘It’s life and death’: how the growth of Addis Ababa has sparked ethnic tensions

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Source: The Guardian

Jason Burke in Addis Ababa

Monday 13 March 2017

Addis Ababa had a plan – to expand, and lead newly prosperous Ethiopia into a brave new century. But after protests led to a violent and harrowing state crackdown, what happens next could reverberate across Africa.

“Land is everything for the Oromo. It is our culture and identity. It is a matter of life and death”

Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2017/mar/13/life-death-growth-addis-ababa-racial-tensions

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