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10,500 people die from tuberculosis every year in Afghanistan

By Ahmad Masoud According to the World Health Organization (WHO), about 53,000 people contract tuberculosis (TB) every year in Afghanistan. The available figures indicate that 66 percent of new cases are women and 10 percent are children. WHO has said

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Last month Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg made $3.5 billion

Mandelnews-On the first day of trading in November Facebook‘s stock shot up from $21.08 a share to $28 a share at the end of the day Friday, which is its highest price since July. Zuckerberg, who owns about 504 million

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Has Apple lost it?

Bernard Marr-Best-selling business author and enterprise performance expert Apple Inc. clearly is a great business success story, or is it? It is one, if not THE, most successful company on the planet with a balance sheet that is currently showing

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Distress on the rise as gas prices are increasing

As the winter season has approached, gas prices have jumped up by 30%. A number of Kabul residents blame the government for its lack of attention in this regard Presently, liquid gas is sold at 70 AFN per kilo, while

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Winter aid to Afghanistan

Just as other years, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has begun distribution of winter assistance to the needy in remote areas of Afghanistan. The aid is mainly granted to the destitute returnees from Pakistan and Iran, Internally

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Khanshen sees no reconstruction works despite security improvement

The security issue in the Khanshen district in southern Helmand province has improved, but uplift projects are yet to be implemented. According to the Pajhwok Afghan News, 158 policemen are deployed in the district with an additional 100 policemen from

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Millions are single in Afghanistan due to high wedding expenses

The Ministry of Women’s Affairs have launched a campaign aimed at the elimination of violence against women in Afghanistan. Presently, due to the high expenses of weddings, more than one million young people in Afghanistan are not married, said the

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Tehran, Kabul working on strengthening bilateral relations

Afghanistan’s newly-appointed Ambassador to Tehran Basir Ahmad Noor met with Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi to explore ways to enhance cooperation. The Afghan envoy submitted a copy of his credentials to Mr. Salehi, and said his country is willing

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