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Next Africa: Ethiopia’s Fall From Africa’s Darling to Pariah

The under-construction Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam.

The under-construction Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam.

Photographer: Zacharias Abubeker/Bloomberg

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It wasn’t long ago that Ethiopia was being hailed as an African economic miracle. That’s rapidly unraveling.