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Nationwide protest to follow if octroi is not abolished-ACCI

The Afghan Chamber of Commerce and Industries warned nationwide protests would spark, if the government did not remove octroi. Octroi is a tax levied on various goods entering a town or city. The Cabinet recently decided to collect taxes from

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Damages caused by the recent snow in northern Afghanistan

This year’s heavy snowfall destroyed millions of trees of almond, peach and apricot and other fruits in the northern and north eastern parts of Afghanistan. People’s herds that were in the mountains suffered severely as well. According to Abdul Rahim,

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US government pledges aid to ARCS

The US government granted USD 250,000 to the Afghan Red Crescent Society (ARCS) as per request of the Afghan Embassy in Washington D.C., reported officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The aid would be distributed to war victims, widowed

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Radio station lives through director’s legacy

On the outskirts of a medium-sized town in Orgun district of Paktika stands a 200-foot symbol of freedom.  The symbol is not a statue or a memorial in the traditional sense.  To some who knew Saadim Khan, it is a memorial to

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Afghanistan’s central bank sells US dollars to Afghan money exchangers

Afghanistan’s Central Bank, Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB), sold USD 27,500,000 to Afghan money exchangers on 09 March 2013, reported Sarai Shahzada. The dollar was sold at a rate of between 53.80 and 53.83. Sarai Shahzada is Afghanistan’s largest and historical

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Pakita farmers receive 28 tractors

Twenty eight tractors, worth USD 840,000, were granted to farmers in Paktia with financial collaboration from Disbandment of Illegal Armed Groups (DIAG) and the Ministry of Counternarcotic. According to the Pajhwok Afghan News, the Disbandment of Illegal Armed Group (DIAG)

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Central Bank of Afghanistan installs Creditinfo system

The World Bank was recently entrusted by the Central Bank of Afghanistan to issue an international tender for the setting up of its financial information system, which was won by the Creditinfo Group. Reynir Grétarsson, the CEO of Creditinfo, signed

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Exxon’s appetite to invest in Afghanistan fading?!

Mining Minister Waheedullah Sharani said that Exxon Mobil Corp, the world’s biggest non-state oil company, has not yet turned up for a site tour of the new Afghan oil concession in the north of the country. Exxon is one of

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Afghan Cycles London to Kabul to Show Nation's Prowess

(Tolo News) A 29-year-old Afghan man living in Britain for the past 12 years cycled from London to Kabul, arriving in the Afghan capital Thursday morning after the three-month trek. Mohammad Walid Nawrozi left London in June and crossed Europe

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Afghan Cycles London to Kabul to Show Nation’s Prowess

(Tolo News) A 29-year-old Afghan man living in Britain for the past 12 years cycled from London to Kabul, arriving in the Afghan capital Thursday morning after the three-month trek. Mohammad Walid Nawrozi left London in June and crossed Europe

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