Sluggish performance in the direct and indirect tax categories, specifically the value added and corporate profit taxes, is said to have stifled the overall budget performance of the Ethiopia government during the current fiscal year.

The House of People’s Representatives (HPR) on Tuesday approved the Computer Crime Proclamation bill which aims to regulate and protect against cybercrimes and to protect the rights of individuals.

In his ten-month report to the House of People’s Representatives (HPR), Kassa Teklebirhan, Minister of Federal and Pastoralist Development Affairs (MoPDA), underscored the seriousness of the security threats that are posed by the illegal arms trade and contraband trade across the boarders and the deep-rooted human trafficking activities in the country.

The Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP) has been ordered to pay compensation that was promised to the people, who have been relocated to make way for the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), which is located in the Benishangul Gumuz Regional State.

Ethiopia has announced that it will officially disclose the candidate it will endorse for the chairmanship of the African Union Commission, who will replace the incumbent South African chairwoman, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma (PhD) whose tenure comes to an end in October.