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USAID provides USD 275,000 worth of equipment for Afghan Kankor exam reforms

United States Ambassador P. Michael McKinley, on behalf of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), presented the Afghan Ministry of Higher Education with $275,000 worth of equipment that will support the Ministry’s reform agenda for the national public

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Afghan luxury jewelry makes it to the international market

Pippa Small, a British Jewelry designer, has helped luxury jewelry handcrafted by Afghan men and women in Kabul to find way to the United Kingdom and the United States. Small has been visiting the Turquoise Mountain Foundation since 2008 and

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Afghan government to focus on economic issues this coming winter

Addressing a group of Afghan investors and traders on Tuesday, President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani said this winter the Afghan government’s main focus would be on the economic issues of the country. President Ghani stressed that his administration’s economic goal is

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Afghan Central Bank puts on sale USD 25mn

Afghanistan’s central bank, Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB), put USD 25mn on sale on Tuesday. DAB requested qualified dealers and commercial banks who already have kept one million and five hundred thousand Afghanis as a guarantee with the Bank to participate

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Angus Deaton awarded 2015 Nobel economics prize

Angus Deaton, a British academic, became the winner of the Nobel economics prize for 2015 for his analysis of consumption, poverty, and welfare. His work focuses on health, wellbeing, and economic development. The work for which Professor Deaton has been

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Jujube price doubles in Farah province

The jujube yield has increased in western Farah province and has resulted in higher income for the farmers as the price has doubled up. The price of one kilogram of jujube ranges between 80 and 160 AFN, compared to last

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