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Education

Afghan pine-nuts sold in Pakistan ‘as cheap as dirt’

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Mar 13, 2018 - 20:26
KABUL (Pajhwok): Exporters on Tuesday expressed concern at continued sale of Afghanistan ’s pine nuts as a Pakistani product in foreign countries, urging the government stop the phenomenon. The exporters, speaking at a seminar “Exploring Challenges...
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Only 7pc of Logar girls graduate from high school each year

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Mar 11, 2018 - 16:59
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Around 7,000 new girls are enrolled in schools in central Logar province each year, but only 400 of them reach high school due to cultural restrictions and insecurity, officials said Sunday. Logar education director, Akbar...
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38 public universities to have internet in 2 years

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Mar 05, 2018 - 20:10
KABUL (Pajhwok): Thirty-eight state-run universities in capital Kabul and provinces would get access to permanent internet facility within next two years, an official said on Monday. An agreement to the effect was signed between the Ministry of...
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For 6 months, Kandahar teachers working without pay

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Mar 05, 2018 - 20:03
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Thousands of teachers in southern Kandahar province have been not paid their salaries for months, negatively impacting their economic situation and the education process. The most affected teachers are those hired on...
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1041 women complete literacy course in Balkh

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Mar 03, 2018 - 18:05
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Above 1,000 women have completed a nine-month literacy course organised by the Islamic Relief NGO in northern Balkh province, an official said on Saturday. Islamic Relief country director in Aghanistan, Mirwais Fazel, told...
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Herat school teachers want their salaries issued

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Feb 28, 2018 - 16:15
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Dozens of school teachers on Wednesday complained their salaries were not paid for the last four months, warning to boycott classes in the new academic year if their problem not resolved. The teachers gathered in the provincial...
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Afghan-Turk schools: Parents to move apex court soon

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Feb 27, 2018 - 17:33
KABUL (Pajhwok): Police in capital Kabul are not allowing parents of the Afghan-Turk schools’ students to stage a protest against the institutes’ handover to the Turkish government. The Turkish government on Monday took over a dozen schools and...
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Afghan-Turk schools handed over to Turkish govt

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Feb 26, 2018 - 19:21
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Turkish government on Monday took over schools and tuition centers linked to the Fethullah Gulen movement in Afghanistan. The handover comes after a Dec 12, 2017 raid by National Directorate of Security ( NDS ) forces on an...
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Government urged not to close Afghan-Turk schools

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Feb 25, 2018 - 19:17
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Students, their parents and teachers of Afghan-Turk Schools demanded the continuation of their schools and urged the government not to scarify their education for the sake of politics.
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Taliban agree to reopening closed schools in Helmand

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Feb 14, 2018 - 23:21
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): A non-government organization affiliated with the Education Department in southern Helmand province has inked ‘a memorandum of understanding (MoU)” with Taliban militants on solution to education-related problems.
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Half of Zabul schools shut by insecurity, fighting

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Feb 14, 2018 - 10:57
QALAT (Pajhwok): More than half of schools in southern Zabul province, where four districts have no schools at all, are closed due to insecurity, an official said on Tuesday. Atta Jan, the provincial council chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News around 80...
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4 schools get new building in Jawzjan

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Feb 13, 2018 - 21:11
SHIBERGHNA (Pajhwok): Work on four schools building costing $ 19, 0000 have recently been completed and put into service in Shiberghan, the provincial of northwestern Jawzjan province, an official said on Tuesday. Mohammad Halim Sahil, a provincial...
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Balkh University launches associate degree in business accounting

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Feb 13, 2018 - 17:36
KABUL (Pajhwok) The Balkh University in Afghanistan has unveiled the country’s first associate degree in business accounting – part of a program supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), according to a statement on...
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Many Logar schools without buildings, textbooks

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Feb 12, 2018 - 23:18
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Around 50 percent of schools in central Logar province are without buildings and lack textbooks, education officials say.
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Degrees distribution to private university students begins

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Feb 11, 2018 - 22:07
KABUL (Pajhwok) The Ministry of Higher Education on Sunday started for the first time in one and a half decades the process of issuing diplomas to thousands of private university graduates. Higher Education Minister Khawja Najibullah Omeri, talking...
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39 schools remain closed in Paktika

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Jan 25, 2018 - 19:42
SHARAN (Pajhwok): Thirty-nine schools have still remained closed in southeastern Paktika province depriving thousands of children from education, the residents said on Thursday. Yahya Katawazai, the resident of Janikhel district told Pajhwok Afghan...
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New women’s dormitory inaugurated at AUAF

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Jan 24, 2018 - 18:08
KABUL (Pajhwok): A new ‘state-of-the-art’ three-story dormitory, designed to house 200 female students, was inaugurated at the American University of Afghanistan (AUAF) in Kabul on Wednesday. US Ambassador John R. Bass, USAID Assistant to the...
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MoE cancels, re-launches some projects contracts

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Jan 24, 2018 - 15:51
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Education (MoE) on Wednesday announced cancelling some project contracts which had been attended by one or two bidders and re-announced the same. MoE spokesman Mohammad Kabir Haqmal told Pajhwok Afghan News the...
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Making history, Jalalabad municipality hires poor women

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Jan 21, 2018 - 15:56
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): For the first time in eastern Nangarhar province, the municipality has hired destitute and widowed women for cleanliness in the provincial capital, Jalalabad. Provincial Municipality spokesman Syed Humayoon Gharibmal told...
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Indonesian envoy announces 500 scholarships for Kandahar

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Jan 20, 2018 - 19:25
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Indonesian Ambassador Arif Rhaman has said his country allocated 500 scholarships for Kandahar province.
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