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Ethiopia: Building a nation

Things are looking up in Ethiopia!

A building boom across the country is helping to fuel one of the fastest-growing economies – not just in Africa, but the world – growing at an average of 10% over the past 10 years.

Britain has invested in a new factory to the east of the country, helping meet the growing demand for cement as well as support jobs in the flourishing construction industry.

Meet the people cementing Ethiopia's progress in our new photo story.