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.
The House of People’s Representatives (HPR) has approved the appointments of three Ministers nominated by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD). Approved in its regular session on Thursday, the three nominees were presented before lawmakers by Deputy Government Whip, Mesfin Chernet, reading out their respective profiles and career.
The Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has revealed new human rights violator’s in a six-month performance report presented to the House of People’s Representatives (HPR). The report said these violators of human rights mostly constitute of non-state actors who either serve as a driving force or directly engage in the right violation over the past few years across the nation.
A year after it was proposed, the House of People’s Representatives (HPR) have passed an anti-terrorism draft bill to amend the anti-terrorism law which has been heavily criticized by various right groups.
The House of People’s Representatives (HPR) has approved an agreement that was signed between the Government of Ethiopia and Djibouti, to install a cross-border pipeline in order to transport natural gas.