Gov’t requests 27.9 bln birr additional budget
The Government of Ethiopia has tabled a request for a supplementary budget close to 27.9 billion birr before the House of People’s Representatives (HPR). The latest request comes four months before the current fiscal year ends and is an additional federal budget to the current year [2012 E.C] which amounts to 387 billion birr.
Formerly regarded as the most abusive security organ of the government, The National Intelligence and Security Service of Ethiopia (NISS) seems adamant now about rebranding and restructuring itself into an accountable and impartial professional intelligence institution, The Reporter has learnt.
Ethiopian power EX-CEO faces corruption charges
The former CEO of Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP), Azeb Asnake (Eng.), became the latest high-ranking official to be implicated in the high-profile corruption case involving the USD 6 billion Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), it was learnt.
Parliament passes resolution to ensure gov’t accountability
The House of People’s Representatives (HPR) has passed a resolution which requires the accountability of Public Offices and Managements in relation to audit findings.
Irate MPs demand top officials to face House, PM over audit findings
Members of Parliament (MPs) have expressed their distaste over the audit reports presented by the Federal Auditor General. The report revealed that no improvements have been made year after year.
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