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Bill Gates Reclaims Status As Richest Man In The World

Co-founder of the Microsoft and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation officially reclaimed his status as the world’s richest man with a net worth of  $110 billion. His rival, Jeff Bezos of Amazon with a net worth of just lest

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SAARC Development Fund Disburses $13mn For Purchase of Drukair ATR 42-600

The SAARC Development Fund (SDF) disbursed loan amount USD 13 million to Drukair Corporation Limited for the purchase of Drukair ATR aircraft. This is following the agreement signed between the Ministry of Finance, Royal Government of Bhutan, SDF and Drukair

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The Spin Sauce Story—an Afghan Success Story in USA

The story behind SPIN SAUCE started over 30 years ago, when Jamal Rasoully’s parents created the white sauce like dressing for their family-owned Afghan restaurant in New York City.  It didn’t take long for the zesty dressing to be in

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New Study Indicates a Drastic Decrease in Availability of Credit in Herat

The Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU) launched a research paper titled “On Borrowed Time: The limits of informal credit for livelihood security in Herat, Afghanistan” at an event in Kabul on 1 July 2019. The event was attended by

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The Impact Of Illegal Drugs In Afghanistan On Political Settlement

The result of a study conducted by the Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU) with the financial support of the European Union indicates that ongoing debates on the peace and reconciliation process have largely ignored the production of illegal drugs

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Things You Can Anonymously Ship to Your Enemies—FOR REAL!

These businesses exist around the world and they are making money. Ship your enemies glitter covered horse manure. This is how the company, Ship Your Enemies Glitter, describes their product: “Our custom cupcake presentation, with a farm made horse manure

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State Department Launches the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) has launched the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE), a new initiative supporting women entrepreneurs around the world. The Academy, in support of the White House-led Women’s Global Development

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Trip to Mars Will Cost $500,000

The SpaceX company announced in a tweet that the first passengers space ship will launch in 2024 and it will cost a little less than $500,000. Elon Musk owner of SpaceX company said they were trying to decrease rate of

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A Town in Italy Is Offering People $10,000 To Move There

A small town in Locana, Italy is offering people €9,000 ($10,290) to move there. However, there are some conditions.  These include that you must have a child and a salary of at least €6000 ($6860) and you have to commit to

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How Davos 2019 Impacted the World

The annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in the Swiss ski resort of Davos just ended. It seemed like the atmosphere this year was a bit flat and gloomy compared to last year. Makes sense since Donald Trump, Xi

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Life-changing Inventions by Women

If you were asked to name an inventor, you’d probably say Thomas Edison or Alexander Graham Bell. Well, here is a list of some women who are inventors of some awesome, life-changing items. Letitia Mumford Geer: Patented the one-hand operated

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Fun Facts About Major Companies Around the World

Coca Cola: During WWII, American soldiers would be provided with a bottle of coke so that they could have a taste of home. Bottling plants were established near Europe and the Pacific. However, non-Americans could not be seen drinking the

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Afghan Women Meet To Advocate For Women in Peace Process

More than 75 women members of Provincial Peace Councils (PPCs) met in Kabul on Wednesday to plot a strategy to advocate for the interests of women in the peace process. Over 120 Promote Musharikat “Women in Peace” Coalition activists and

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Funny Business Jokes

The great Charlie Chaplin had once said: “A day spent without laughter is a day wasted.” Hope these jokes bring a smile to your face J What’s the best way to make a small fortune in the stock market? Start

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Why Youth Fail to Network Authentically?

By:  Saeeda Najafizada It’s impossible to get almost anything done without a network. Isn’t that right? Networking is a key instrument that would benefit us in many ways, be it for the purpose of staying relevant, connecting with key influential

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Foreign Aid Allocation And Conflicts Within Least Developed Countries

In Least Developed Countries (LDCs), how should foreign aid as Official Development Assistance (ODA) be directed in order to decrease the instances of conflict within on-going conflict countries? Overseas foreign aid remains the largest source of financing for LDCs. However,

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Knowledge is the ultimate currency for entrepreneurs

By: Suleman Fatimie “Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.” Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) Knowledge is becoming its unique form of currency.  However, unlike other currencies, it is increased when used and shared with others and does not decrease.  Learning

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Afghanistan Mining Potential, Challenges and The Way Forward

By: Mohammad Ismail Amin Afghanistan strategic location is not only of an immense importance but also the tremendous natural resources the country possesses. According to AISA research, there are various types of valuable minerals in Afghanistan that are yet to

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Afghan medal winners of Turkmenistan games receive large sums of cash prizes from President Ghani

The medal winners of the Turkmenistan games received large sums in cash prizes and appreciation letters from President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani. The Afghan team bagged six medals in total at the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (AIMAG) in Turkmenistan

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Young Afghan girl wins prize in international WFP Children’s Design Competition

Artwork by Mariam Ahmadi has been named as one of the winners in the international WFP Children’s Design Competition for 2017, organized by the United Nations World Food Program. The winning design portrays Miriam’s experience of her school in Badghis

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These famous people will make you rethink your future!

Jack Ma -Failed to get a job even after trying 30 times. Was the only one rejected by KFC out of the 24 interviewees -Failed twice during his school exams, thrive during his university entrance exam and rejected 10 times

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Strange businesses you didn’t know exist!

An anonymous delivery for smelly friends If you’ve ever wanted to anonymously let a friend know they smell, now you can, thanks to MyFriendSmells.com. The site is run by SWAGO Scents, a business that sells cologne wipes for on-the-go freshening

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Entrepreneur of the Month: Shamama Arbab

Shamama Arbab is the director of Euro Industries, a food processing business in Peshawar, Pakistan. She works in a city where it is difficult for women just to step out of the house alone, let alone to launch and grow

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Psychologists list “selfie” addiction as mental illness

By Asad Ziar. Selfie is a self-portrait photograph, typically taken with a digital camera or smartphone held in the hand or supported by a selfie stick. Selfies are often shared on social networking services such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

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Entrepreneur of the Month: Oprah Winfrey

Influential talk show host, author, philanthropist, actress and media personality. Oprah Winfrey has played a key role in modern American life, shaping cultural trends and promoting various liberal causes. Through her talk shows and books, she has focused on many

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