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Afghan customers can pay their electricity bill through mobile phones now

A large crowd of Afghans signed up to use modern technology to pay their bills safely, as delighted Afghan and U.S. officials watched. The event, organized by USAID, was held at the U.S. Embassy. Customers of the Afghan electric utility

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Pending approval of Afghan mining law delays 4 major mines contracts

The Afghan Ministry of Mines said the contracts for four new mining projects are on hold due to the pending decision of the Lower House of the Parliament on the approval of the Law on Mines. A Canadian company won

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Afghan Boxer Beats Sri Lankan Rival in Asian Boxing Championship

Afghan boxer, Omid Mehrabi, beat his Sri Lankan rival 25-10 at the Asian Boxing Championship in Amman, Jordan early Tuesday. Another Afghan boxer, Khaibar Nuristani, will face an Indian opponent on Tuesday. In total, nine Afghan boxers are participating in

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Public Library inaugurated in Faizabad, Afghanistan

The Faizabad Provincial Library was officially inaugurated by the Deputy Minister of Information and Culture, Mr. Mosadiq Khalili, and the Governor of Badakhshan, Dr. Shah Waliullah Adeeb, in Faizabad on June 26, 2013, in the presence of local government and

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University of Central Asia holds Academic Achievement Ceremony in Faizabad for Afghan learners

The University of Central Asia’s (UCA) School of Professional and Continuing Education (SPCE) held an Academic Achievement Ceremony at the Kokcha Palace, Faizabad to recognise 18 Afghan instructors graduating from SPCE’s professional development programs in English and Information Technology (IT).

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Kunduz wheat yield slumped for various reasons

Kunduz farmers are witnessing a drastic decline in their wheat production this year. A farmer said his farms would produce 8,400 kg of wheat in past years, but in 2013 the yield slumped to 2,800 kg. Various reasons are cited

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