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Municipality halts construction of illegal buildings in Khost city

The Municipality department has halted construction work on several building that were being built illegal and against required engineering standards. Head of the engineering department at the Municipality Ghulam Rassould said the work on more than 20 unauthorized buildings that

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One Former Development Worker Sentenced for Embezzlement and Fraud, Another Acquitted

A former contractor for a recently completed U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) project in Afghanistan has been sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison and a $9,500 fine. Noor Anwarzai, 36, was sentenced by Afghanistan’s Special Anti-Corruption Tribunal on April

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Businessman sold golf ball finders as bomb detectors in £50m global scam

A court heard the Advanced Selection Equipment devices had no scientific basis and were based on a £13 American novelty A millionaire businessman conned buyers around the world into thinking novelty golf ball finders were bomb detectors. Jim McCormick, 56,

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Foundation stone laying ceremony of a public hospital held in Bamyan

 Officials of the Public Health Ministry laid the foundation stone of the public hospital in Bamyan city. The Bamyan Provincial Hospital is the first medical center in the province, said Head of Aga Khan Foundation’s Health Development Network. The hospital

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