GHAZNI CITY (SW): Civil society activists and provincial council members of Ghazni have said the tribal council meetings (jirgas) infringe the Constitution and other laws of the country.
SHEBERGHAN (SW): A woman has been strangled to death by her Daesh sympathizer nephew for rejecting a suicide bombing mission in Jawzjan, an official said.
KANDAHAR CITY (SW): At least 10 Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers have been killed by the Taliban in an attack late at night on Monday in Shah Wali Kot district of the province.
KABUL (SW): The Ministry of Public Works (MoPW) has signed contract for the construction of road and two bridges with a private company on Monday here in Kabul.
TALOQAN (SW): Many children and young boys like Farid and Mohammad Reza of Takhar province remain vulnerable to the malicious practice of ‘Bacha Bazi’ in various parts of the country.
KABUL (SW): A campaign in collaboration with the Ministry of Education (MoE) has been launched to improve the quality of education in 21 provinces across the country.
HERAT CITY (SW): Kamran Alizayi, head of Herat’s provincial council, in a press conference on Saturday in Herat has blamed the governor of the province for corruption.
KABUL (SW): Transparent Election Foundation (TEFA) has said based on findings the district council and parliamentarian elections will not take place this.
KUNDUZ CITY (SW): Asadullah Umarkhel, the governor of Kunduz has been blamed for distributing grabbed land to officials in the province.
KABUL (SW): Members of the Wolesi Jirga (lower house) in the Wednesday’s session blamed Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS), the power utility, for illegally billing the general public for the dues owed by powerful individuals.
KABUL (SW): Nangarhar’s civil society activists demanded the prosecution of Gulab Mangal, the provincial governor, in a press conference here in Kabul on Tuesday.
PUL-I-ALAM (SW): Hundreds of teachers in Logar province have gone on strike against delay in payment of their salaries for the past two months.
SHEBERGHAN (SW): A man has axed his wife to death for having alleged affair in Khanaqa district of Jawzjan province on Monday.
CHIGHCHIRAN (SW): Doctors in Ghor’s general public hospital have protested against the disrespect by the deputy director of provincial chapter of National Directorate of Security against a doctor, resulting in shut down of the hospital on Monday.
KABUL (SW): Officials at the Ministry of Defense (MoD) have warned if corruption is not eradicated, international community will decrease financial aid to Afghanistan.
PUL-I-ALAM (SW): Provincial council members in Logar have said public land encroachment has doubled in province in the past six months.
KUNDUZ CITY (SW): A man has killed his wife and a man with a knife for allegedly having affair in Khak-Kani area of police district 3 in Kunduz city.
SHEBERGHAN (SW): Local authorities in Jawzjan province have said body of a woman who was missing since 8 days from Sheberghan’s Naw-Abad village, has been discovered in Mangoti village of the province on Sunday.
CHARIKAR (SW): Tens of disabled people gathered in Charikar on Saturday to protest against the government’s inaction towards meeting their demands.
PUL-I-KHUMRI (SW): A number of teachers in Baghlan province claim the Taliban have imposed their own set of rules in public schools, including imposition of financial penalties, and removal of certain subjects from the syllabus.
KUNDUZ CITY (SW): At least 4 thousand families have been internally displaced in Kunduz in the past 3 weeks due to the ragging violence.
KABUL (SW): Health experts believe lack of proper sanitation and canalization is adversely affecting the quality of ground and surface water that can led to cancer among other diseases.
KABUL (SW): The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) with cooperation of the World Health Organization (WHO) celebrated “safe road week” on Monday here in Kabul.
KABUL (SW): Security officials in Balkh province harass and persecute people of other provinces, particularly from the southern and eastern provinces, the Wolesi Jirga (lower house) members said on Monday.
KANDAHAR CITY (SW): Abdul Ghafoor Pairoz, a young and promising writer and strong critic of fundamentalism, has been shot dead by unknown gunmen in Kandahar city.
KHOST CITY (SW): Up to 219 schools have closed down in Khost province as teachers have initiated a strike against the government’s inaction in granting them residential plots.
KABUL (SW): At least 180 thousand citizens have registered with the Ministry of Hajj and Religious Affairs (MoHRA) to perform Hajj this year.
KANDAHAR CITY (SW): Officials at the provincial chapter of irrigation have said ground water has dwelled down to 15 per cent in the province.
KABUL (SW): The capital Kabul residents have been irked by convoy of the former Mujahedeen leader Gulbudden Hekmatyar which also had armed men riding cars and pick-ups.
KABUL (SW): Representatives of the Afghan Turk community have called for marking their ethnicity on the face of the new bio-metric identification cards (e-Tazkiras) and in the Constitution.
KABUL (SW): Sayed Hussein Alimi Balkhi, the Minister of Refugees and Repatriations, has said since the mid-March more than 8 thousand documented and undocumented refugees have returned from Pakistan and Iran.
KABUL (SW): The Afghanistan Federation of Journalists (AFJ) has expressed dissatisfaction with the work of the government committee tasked to probe cases of violence against journalists.
KABUL (SW): Excessive and unregulated use of ground water in major urban centers across Afghanistan has increased the risks of diminishing of this valuable natural resource.
KABUL (SW): The draft of Counter Narcotics Law has been approved by the Wolesi Jirga (lower house).
MAIMANA (SW): A 42-year woman Zahra has allegedly been killed by her neighbor in Maimana city, Faryab province on Monday.
KABUL (SW): The Ministry of Interior Affairs (MoIA) has vowed to quell discrimination against policewomen and create enabling environment to attract more women and girls to the security sector.
KABUL (SW): Due to sensitive nature of this report, names and location are changed.
HERAT CITY (SW): The new hydroelectric and irrigation dam in Herat province known as the ‘Afghanistan-India Friendship Dam’ is transforming lives of thousands of farmers in this part of the country.
CHIGHCHIRAN (SW): Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers beat 4 traffic officers late Wednesday evening in Ghor.
SHEBERGHAN (SW): Hundreds of Jawzjan residents have poured to streets to protest against President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani’s ‘discriminatory’ policies towards the Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum.
SHEBERGHAN (SW): The Taliban fighters and pro-Daesh rebels have clashed with each other in Darz Aab and Qosh Tapa districts of Jawzjan province.
PUL-I-ALAM (SW): The Taliban militants have forcefully closed down at least two schools for girls in Logar province, locals have said.
KABUL (SW): The Afghan authorities have made headway in their fight against corruption while enormous challenges remain, finds a new United Nations report released on Tuesday noted.
KABUL (SW): Group of religious scholars in Kabul have urged the government to replace the current leaders of the Afghanistan Ulema Council (AUC) with young and educated ones.
GENEVA/KABUL (SW): Conflict-related detainees in Afghanistan continue to face torture and ill-treatment in government detention facilities, a UN report released on Monday has found.
TARINKOT (SW): At least five children have died in Uruzgan province allegedly due to faulty administration of vaccine against Measles.
KABUL (SW): Experts believe that if the current rate of environmental abuse continues, major cities in Afghanistan might run out of sufficient oxygen in coming four years.
KABUL (SW): Authorities of Counter Narcotics and civil society activists have said despite the fact that Afghan Laws declare poppy cultivation a crime, so far security forces have not arrested anyone in Ghor.
KABUL (SW): The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has urged the Afghan government to take necessary steps towards securing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
KABUL (SW): The Wolesi Jirga (WJ) on Wednesday discussed ways and means to further tighten the rules in a bid to ensure maximum attendance of the members.