The relocation of residents living in the area behind the Sheraton Addis Hotel has been postponed by two weeks amid their complaints of insufficient compensation from the Arada and Kirkos districts.
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No oil, no precious minerals are driving Ethiopia’s economic growth forwards by two digits each year. Hard work, economic reform and investments in its people and infrastructure are showing results to lift one of the world’s poorest nations up to new heights.
Merkato’s unique flavour and experience is changing from one of chaos and competition to one of order and convenience – at least that is what some people seem to be driving at. Girma Feyissa, takes a walk down Merkato’s memory lane to the days of its inception, following the relocation of the old market.