The House of Peoples’ Representatives (HPR) has approved the appointment of a commissioner and deputy commissioner to the recently established commission, the Administrative Boundary and Re conciliatory Commission.
The House of Peoples’ Representatives (HPR) has approved a new draft proclamation providing for the establishment of an Ombudsman Institution repealing the existing proclamation – Ethiopian Institution of the Ombudsman Proclamation No. 211/2000—after rejecting a provision that bestows legal immunity on ombudsmen and investigators of the Institution.
The House of Peoples’ Representatives (HPR) on Friday referred a draft resolution which proposes the removal of a Federal High Court judge to the Law, Justice and Democracy Standing committee for consideration and possibly hold a formal hearing for the judge in question.
Taking the nation in a sweeping fashion, the nomination and election of women to key posts reached the Federal Supreme Court with Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) nominating Meaza Ashenafi – the renowned legal expert and human rights activist – as its first ever female president to preside over the court.
Members of the House of Peoples’ Representatives (HPR) raised questions regarding the competency of newly appointed ambassadors and heads of mission of Ethiopia’s diplomatic outposts, most of whom were unseated from government executive offices.