New standing committee formed for solely overseeing tax
As the first quarter of the current fiscal year ended, the government has begun toughening laws in its tax and revenue collection targeting financial shenanigans by first- and second-tier taxpayers.
Standing committees added, restructured
A new draft bill to amend the existing revised family code proposed the elimination of specific articles granting foreigners the right to adopt Ethiopian children.
The recent political unrest and violent conflicts have shaken Ethiopia to its core. The political unrest in Oromia and Amhara regional states has not only claimed lives and property, but has contributed to the slowly building perception of insecurity in the country.
The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) unveiled an ambitious fifteen-year National Adaptation Plan (NAP-ETH) that would require resources worth an estimated USD six billion annually to address the adverse impact of climate change in Ethiopia.
The Southern Regional State has leveled charges on 13 senior government officials including the former head of the regional Housing Development Enterprise, Tilahun Deneke (currently Finance and Administrative Head at Ministry of Construction), and businesspersons accused of grand corruption and abuse of power.