Ministry Reports 11.3b Br Audit Gap

Dec 29 , 2018


The Ministry of Revenues has reported that it has detected a 10.6 billion Br and 706 million Br audit gap at the 17 branch offices and at the head office of the Ministry, respectively. The Ministry has recorded 645 financial audit gaps since 2012, of which 101 have been fully cleared, 196 partially settled and completed, while the remaining are still outstanding. The financial audit of the Ministry has detected a gap of 11.3 billion Br, of which the Ministry collected 10.9pc or 1.24 billion Br.


Radar

CLEAN SWEEP

A young shoe shiner goes door to door, offering his services around the Stadium area. It is common in the capital to see young rural migrants engaged in physical labour, scraping change to send home. CHR Michelsen Institute (CMI) estimates that one out of three rural households has at least one family member migrating to cities. Extreme poverty and lack of access to farmland force many to look for better prospects in the city. Upward income mobility has remained stagnant over the last five years...


Radar

WET CARRIAGE

A carriage around the Ayat area delivers water, as homes rarely access tap water in the area. Ethiopia has nine major rivers, and twelve big lakes, often called the water tower of Africa. However, UNICEF estimates that up to 80pc of communicable diseases in Ethiopia are due to a lack of access to safe water and sanitation. The second most populous country in Sub-Saharan Africa has the highest percentage of the population without access to potable water at 60pc, while the average daily consumptio...


Radar

FRIENDLY SHOOT OUTS

Holiday activities at Jan Meda included penalty shoot outs for cash pay alongside other carnival games. The World Cup final in Qatar ended in penalty shoot outs this year, a global audience of 1.5 billion watched the spectacle. While the tournament's ending had stirred planetary awe, the death of 37 workers during the construction of the stadiums had given the games a sour taste early on. The tournament broke records of the biggest budget of more than 200 billion dollars and the most spectators...