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IEC to deploy mobile registration team to make Afghan voting process more inclusive

Afghanistan’s next election is scheduled for April 5, 2014, and preparations for elections are in high gear. The Independent Election Commission (IEC) announced that over one million voter cards have been distributed so far and voter’s registration process has been

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Oqaban Hindukosh qualifies for the RAPL semi-finals

The match between Shaheen Asmayee and Oqaban Hindukosh in the 2013 Roshan Afghan Premier League (RAPL) held on Monday, ended in a 1-1 draw; and Oqaban Hindukosh qualified for the semi-finals with seven points. In the first week of the

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Safi Airways to operate 3 flights a week between Kabul and Islamabad

Safi Airways plans to operate a modern Airbus 319 on its Kabul-Islamabad route, offering three flights a week. The flights will begin operating with effect from October 1, 2013. According to the Pajhwok Afghan News (PAN), the flights are scheduled

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Internet café and library opened for Afghan women in Mazar-e-Sharif

A free internet café and a library have been opened for Afghan female students in Mazar-e-Sharif. Funded by the German and American government, the facilities are establishment at a cost of USD 24,000. The library consists of over 1,500 books

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High fuel and food prices hit Daikundi province

Residents of Kajran and Kiti districts in Daikundi province have complained about the soaring prices of food and fuel. Local officials have cited blockade of the roads connecting the districts to Kandahar province as the main reason behind the increasing

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Afghan business delegation heads to Pakistan

An Afghan business delegation is heading to Pakistan to attend an exhibition and confer on business ties between Afghanistan and Pakistan. The delegation consists of businessmen from various sectors such as construction, agriculture and electricity. The exhibition is held in

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