Saturday, February 2, 2013 - 12:45pm
Twenty women university graduates began internships on Saturday under a new program at the Afghanistan Customs Department’s (ACD). The women will spend six months working in different components of ACD, possibly paving the way to permanent positions in the government agency.
Saturday, February 2, 2013 - 2:15am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- Twenty women university graduates began internships on Saturday under a new program at the Afghanistan Customs Department’s (ACD). The women will spend six months working in different components of ACD, possibly paving the way to permanent positions in the government agency.
Thursday, January 31, 2013 - 2:15am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- Afghanistan is one of two countries with the greatest improvement in budget transparency in the world, according to the results of the 2012 Open Budget Survey published last week. Afghanistan’s score improved from 21 in 2010 to 59 in 2012 and is now ranked 26th in the world, on par with Poland and just one point below Italy.
Thursday, January 31, 2013 - 2:00am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- Today, a select group of Afghan lawyers from across the country completed advanced training in media law in preparation for this year’s Media Law Moot Court. The lawyers who completed their training today will serve as teachers and mentors on media law in their provinces, training journalists on the subject and serving as mentors for law students who are preparing to compete in this year’s Media Law Moot Court.
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 - 5:45am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- The Director of Information Technology Department at the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology, Mohammad Aimal Marjan, and the Director of USAID Democracy and Governance Office, David Thomson launched the Innovation Laboratory today, marking the beginning of a three-day workshop at Kabul Park Star Hotel that brings together new media experts, journalists, bloggers, civil-society leaders, and technological developers from Afghanistan and abroad.
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 - 2:00am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- Afghan university students competed in the National Round of the Jessup International Moot Court Competition held at the Supreme Court in Kabul. Competitors came from Herat, Balkh, Al Biruni, Nangarhar, Khost, Kandahar, Takhar and Panjshir Universities. After deliberations by a panel of judges, Herat University was judged the winning team and will now represent Afghanistan at the international finals in Washington D.C. in March 2013.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - 2:00am
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 - 2:00am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- Twenty-six new midwives graduated from the Community Midwifery Education program in Sheberghan City, Jawzjan, on January 16. A total of 137 midwives have graduated from the past four programs.
Wednesday, December 19, 2012 - 2:00am
BADGHIS, AFGHANISTAN- Yesterday Badghis Provincial Governor, Mohammad Tahir Sabari, Head of the Provincial Directorate of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock Hafizullah Benish, members of the Provincial Council, representatives from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and other Afghan Government and U.S. Government officials marked the opening of a fruit and vegetable wholesale market in Qala-e-Naw.
Last updated: February 21, 2014