Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Tag: Parliament

Contentious standing committee election ends with Tesfaye Daba retaining post

Prominent Member of Parliament, Tesfaye Daba has retained his chairmanship role of the Foreign Affairs Standing Committee of the House of People’s Representatives despite being dropped first from the original list of the 10 nominees presented by House Speaker last month.

House elects president, vice president for Supreme Court

In its session that was held today, the House of People’s Representatives elected a president and vice president for the Federal Supreme Court. Accordingly, Meaza Ashenafi has been elected to serve as president. Meaza is the first woman to sit at the helm of the country’s highest judicial organ.

Welcoming madam president

Days after approving a gender-balanced cabinet, lawmakers of both the upper and lower houses– the House of People’s Representatives (HPR) and the House of the Federation (HoF) unanimously elected Sahlework Zewde as the first female President of Ethiopia, replacing the outgoing president, Mulatu Teshome (PhD).

Parliament spends 14 mln birr to renovate its assembly hall

The House of People’s Representatives (HPR) has finished renovating its Assembly Hall at a total cost of 14 million birr, The Reporter has learnt.

On top of the House

After he was honorably retired from his party’s central and executive committee, the House of People’s Representatives on Thursday appointed Tagesse Chaffo as the new Speaker of the House (the Federal Parliament) - a position which was vacant for just two days.

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