Africa Ethiopia's key to safer births? Better roads (+video)

More than 70 percent of Ethiopian women have said transportation and distance prevented them from giving birth in a health facility. But Ethiopia's push for a modern road network is changing that.

By , Staff writer

Ariel Zirulnick/TCSM

From the booming capital of Addis Ababa to Ethiopia’s remotest border regions, excavators are busy scraping earth, making way for roads that will finally connect the far reaches of this largely rural country.