Addis Ababa is generally much safer than other cities in Ethiopia. The main risks are petty fraud and theft. You should beware of people who distract you and carefully monitor their pockets. Avoid some areas with stray dogs and be careful at night – blackouts are not uncommon.
Is it safe to go to Ethiopia right now?
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 2 Travel Health Notice for Ethiopia due to COVID-19, indicating a moderate level of COVID-19 in the country. … Do Not Travel To: Tigray Region and border with Eritrea due to armed conflict, civil unrest, and crime.
Is quarantine mandatory in Ethiopia?
The Ethiopian Ministry of Health issued a new directive revising, but not eliminating, the 14-day mandatory quarantine requirements upon arrival in Ethiopia. It primarily impacts travelers who have a home in Ethiopia.
Can you drink alcohol in Ethiopia?
Compared to other African countries, Ethiopians don’t drink that much beer. But that is because the country is still 80% rural so most people are drinking homebrew. As the country becomes more upwardly mobile, people drink more bottled beer.
Is Ethiopia poor or rich?
With more than 112 million people (2019), Ethiopia is the second most populous nation in Africa after Nigeria, and the fastest growing economy in the region. However, it is also one of the poorest, with a per capita income of $850.
Is Ethiopian airline safe?
Ethiopian Airlines, the national airline of Ethiopia, has a good safety record. As of March 2019, the Aviation Safety Network records 64 accidents/incidents for Ethiopian Airlines that total 459 fatalities since 1965, plus six accidents for Ethiopian Air Lines, the airline’s former name.