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The Government of Ethiopia disclosed that it has started investigations on athletes’ managers, agents and officers in relation to the doping allegations that are making news headlines lately.
In its regular session on Tuesday the House of People’s Representatives (HPR) has endorsed several draft proclamations including loan agreements, proclamation to provide for the issuance of special government bond and an agreement for the establishment of African Trade Insurance Agency.
They say population is a blessing as well as a curse; well in recent time Ethiopia looks to be feeling the pressure of population explosion approaching the big 100 million.
A total funding in amount to 1.5 billion birr has been dispatched for six regional states in Ethiopia, which are severely affected by the current drought, and specifically targeting the devastating water shortage associated with drought conditions in these regions.
The House of Peoples’ Representatives (HPR) on Tuesday discussed several draft laws, including a USD 300 million loan agreement that Ethiopia recently cemented with the World Bank Group for the soon-to-start Urban Productive Safety Net project which will be implemented in Ethiopia for the first time.
Ethiopia’s bid to join the African Trade Insurance Agency (ATIA) has come close to be finalized as the Houses of Peoples’ Representatives (HPR) on Tuesday reviewed a draft bill that stipulates membership terms for the country when joining the continental insurance organization.
A draft bill that was presented to parliament this week for debate proposes the reestablishment of the Federal Attorney General, which will possess all the powers and responsibilities that have been assigned to the Ministry of Justice hitherto, in additional to consolidating all the prosecutor’s roles in the country including those accorded to the special prosecutors of Ethiopia Revenues and Customs Authority (ERCA), Federal Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission (FEACC) and the Trade Practice and Customer Protection Authority (TPCPA).