In its third regular session, the House of People’s Representatives (HPR) has approved financial agreements worth some USD 700 million, the Ethiopian government had signed with various countries and multilateral organizations.
Last week’s turn of events in Ethiopia was probably a big sign of the problems surrounding the so-called political reform. Many still fear that the country is still on the brink of major ethnic and religion induced conflicts.
The Ethiopian National Movement (ENM) has called for the establishment of a transitional government that incorporates all political stakeholders of the country, to protect the security of fellow citizens, to ensure the continuation of the nation and for the realization of democratic political system at this critical point in time.
Informal associations across the country, which were formed to fight against oppressive regimes in times of difficulty to operate as formal institutions, are now playing roles in place of the government, Nigussu said. This is because of the government’s failure to exploit their potential as a tool to bring about peace and stability and the lack of job creation.
October, a month which kicked off in jubilation, is ending in grief and tragedy for most Ethiopians. And for Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD), it was a month where he has successfully inaugurated his brainchild, Unity Park, launched his book ‘Medemer’ and to top it all off, he won the Nobel Peace Prize.
In the wake of protests which resulted in the death of dozens of civilians in the Oromia Regional State, Harari and Dire Dawa City Administration, the national army has been deployed to stop the instability and bring calm to regions, The Reporter has learnt.
The Ethiopian Social Democratic Party (ESDP) has expressed its concerns over the ongoing activities of different politicians and activists undermining the longstanding culture of the country, of living together harmoniously. Moreover, the silence of the government, regarding the matter, is also worrisome; the party lamented.
Following the meeting held in Russia, Ethiopia and Egypt have agreed to cool down the tension that arose between the two countries over the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), The Reporter has learnt.
On April 02, 2018, the newly minted Chairman of Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), Abiy Ahmed Ali formally took the job of an Ethiopian Prime Minister in a swearing-in ceremony held at the nearly full House of People’s Representatives (HPR).