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Ethiopia 2010 federal budget:  Popular resistance educating lawless TPLF the limits of power

1 Sep

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

“መለስ ዜናዊ … ‘ክልሎች ቢፈልጉ ገንዘቡን ያቃጥሉት‘ ብሎ ኦዲተር ለማ አርጋው ያዘጋጁትን ኦዲት ሪፖርት አንቋሾ ግለሰቡንም አዋርዶ፡ በጀት እስከዛሬ በአንደኛ ደረጃ ለሕወሃቶች፣ ቀጥሎም ለሙሰኛ ፖለቲከኞች/ትናንሽ ፖለቲካ ካድሬዎች እንደፈለጉ ለፈንጠዝያ እንዲሆን በር መክፈቱና ተጠያቂነትን አሳውሮ መሄዱ የአደባባይ ምሥጢር ነው።”

UNOFFICIAL TRANSLATION

“Meles Zenawi’s statement in parliament … ‘[T]he regions could burn their monies should they so wish’ has gone a long way in destroying official accountability thereby undermining the rule of law in Ethiopia. In disparaging former Auditor-General Lemma Argaw’s audit report, attacking his person in public not only has Meles Zenawi devalued the importance of national budget. But also with that as official authorisation, he has opened the gates of corruption primarily to TPLF bosses, other corrupt politicians and small time political cadres to utilise public funds as their fiesta paycheck.”

ትልቁ የኢትዮጵያ ‘ፌደራል’ በጀት ድክመቱ፣ገጽታዎቹና ውስብስብ ችግሮቹ

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በባሕር ዳር ግብር ያልከፈሉ ነጋዴዎች በመታሰር ላይ መሆናቸው ታወቀ፣ ጠቅላይ ሚኒስትሩ ለንግዱ ማኅብረ ሰብ ግብሩ 40% ስህተት ነው እያለም!

22 Aug

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
 
(ኢሳት ዜና ነሐሴ 15/2009) በባሕ ርዳር ግብር ያልከፈሉ ነጋዴዎች በመታሰር ላይ መሆናቸው ታወቀ። በተለያዩ ክፍለከተሞች በሚገኙ የቀበሌ እስር ቤቶች ከ500 በላይ ነጋዴዎች ታስረው እንደሚገኙ የደረሰን መረጃ አመልክቷል።
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