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Afghan civil society expresses concern over illicit flow of money from Afghanistan

The Integrity Watch Afghanistan (IWA) has released a fresh report on the outflow of cash from the country titled “Curbing Illicit Financial Flow in Afghanistan”. The report claims that about 67% of the financial funds are illicitly earned through money

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SIGAR warns of graft draining Afghan government revenue

The US Special Inspector for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) in its latest report has warned of corruption that has threatened functioning of the Afghan government and drained Afghan government revenue, adding that the problem could worsen if gone unchecked. This comes

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Tonnage scales on the highways shut down

The Ministry of Public Works (MoPW) announced that the tonnage scales installed on the highways to weigh freight vehicles have now been shut down. This comes as many traders and truck drivers had become skeptical of the scales and claimed

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Afghan traders are still asked for illegal money at Torkham port

Afghan truckers and traders have complained that they were still asked to pay illegal money under various pretexts at the Torkham dry port in eastern Nangarhar province. Although the acting governor Mohammad Hanif Gardiwal has claimed the issue has been

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Afghan traders are still asked for illegal money at Torkham port

Afghan truckers and traders have complained that they were still asked to pay illegal money under various pretexts at the Torkham dry port in eastern Nangarhar province. Although the acting governor Mohammad Hanif Gardiwal has claimed the issue has been

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Afghan traders are still asked for illegal money at Torkham port

Afghan truckers and traders have complained that they were still asked to pay illegal money under various pretexts at the Torkham dry port in eastern Nangarhar province. Although the acting governor Mohammad Hanif Gardiwal has claimed the issue has been

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Afghan traders are still asked for illegal money at Torkham port

Afghan truckers and traders have complained that they were still asked to pay illegal money under various pretexts at the Torkham dry port in eastern Nangarhar province. Although the acting governor Mohammad Hanif Gardiwal has claimed the issue has been

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Heavy loaded trucks benefit weighbridge officials

A number of truck drivers have accused weighbridge officials in eastern Laghman province of demanding bribes in return for allowing overloaded trucks to pass through. Qararuddin, an oil tanker, said he paid 500 AFN to the truck scale staff each

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Afghanistan’s corruption cost up to USD 3.9 billion in 2012

According to a report by the UN office on Drug and Crime (UNODC) and Afghanistan’s anti-corruption unit, the total cost of corruption in Afghanistan is increased to USD 3.9bn in 2012- 40% up on 2009. “The bribes that Afghan citizens

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Bribes to customs officials cause prices of sacrificial animals to skyrocket-Afghan merchants

Afghan livestock merchants in eastern Nangarhar province have accused border officials for demanding backhander from traders, as a result of which the prices of sacrificial animals have shot up. According to one buyer, the price of an ox was around

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