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Nearly 20,000 animals hit by drought in Nimroz province

The prolonged dry weather has hit the livestock of thousands of households in the Kang district of southwestern Nimroz province where the dwellers rely mostly on agriculture and livestock for living. Every livestock had lost 80-90% animals, including sheep and

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Fuel and gold prices down in Kabul

Pajhwok Afghan News Weekly Price Report: The price of diesel, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and gold fell, but food rates remained unchanged during the outgoing week in Kabul, retailers said on Thursday. The rate of one litre of diesel fell

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Afghanistan’s cache of rare earth elements suspected to be larger than latest estimates

Geologists actually mapping the country’s mineral bounty suspect its prime cache of coveted rare earth elements is considerably larger than the latest estimate lets on Recent exploration of rare volcanic rocks in the rugged, dangerous desert of southern Afghanistan has identified world-class

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Is the Apple Store in Kabul official?

There is nothing new about unofficial Apple stores. Chinese authorities found 22of them last year, right down to staff uniforms. The shop in Kabul is not nearly as ambitious. A small space in Afghanistan’s largest mall, in the posh Share-e-Naw district,

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