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Afghanistan Ministry of Public Health Launches First Data Warehouse for the Health Sector with help from USAID

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Aug 30, 2017 - 11:46
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN – Using support from USAID, Afghanistan’s Ministry of Public Health (Mo PH) today launched the country’s Data Warehouse, a web-based system for storing and sharing public sector health data with stakeholders and policy-makers. For...
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Etisalat Celebrates Afghanistan`s Independence Day

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Aug 21, 2017 - 15:25
Kabul – 21 August 2017: Etisalat Afghanistan, the leading telecom operator in the country, celebrated Independence Day of Afghanistan by raising the country`s flag and holding a ceremony to mark the occasion . The event was attended by dignitaries...
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Anti-Corruption Campaign: Graffiti Art to Address Corruption

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Aug 21, 2017 - 14:30
Mazar-e Sharif, Balkh, 21th August – Yesterday, the Social Development & Better Future for Afghanistan Organisation (SDBFAO) started another anti-corruption campaign in Balkh: anti-corruption drawings in the form of graffiti art are painted on...
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Mullahs and Madrasa Lecturers Support Fight against Extremism

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Aug 10, 2017 - 15:57
Mazar-e Sharif, Balkh, 10 th August 2017 – Today, a three-day training for 18 mullahs and madrasa lecturers from Balkh province ended in Mazar-e Sharif. The workshop focused on enhancing the participants’ knowledge on how to fight extremism and provided a platform for discussing radical activities from an Islamic perspective. The event was supported by the Afghan-German Cooperation’s project to promote the rule of law (RoL).
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Water Reforms and Agriculture Productivity Activities in Disarray in Afghanistan

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Aug 02, 2017 - 16:35
Kabul, 2 August 2017: The result of a recent study, conducted by the Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU) on Water Reforms and Agricultural Productivity in Afghanistan, reveals widespread disarray in the work of relevant ministries...
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USAID CONDUCTS CIVIL SERVICE JOB FAIR FOR AFGHAN WOMEN

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Aug 01, 2017 - 14:34
KABUL,AFGHANISTAN – Unemployment for Afghan women continues to be a challenge. However, the United States Agency for International Development Mission in Afghanistan (USAID) and the Government of Afghanistan are working together to help with the...
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Preliminary Findings of a Nomad-Farmer Conflict Study Released in a Report

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Jul 27, 2017 - 16:54
Kabul, 27 July 2017: In November 2017, the Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU) launched a three-pronged research initiative with financial support of the European Union (EU). The research focuses on Natural Resource Management (NRM),...
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AREU wins partnership within a prestigious international research coalition

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Jul 26, 2017 - 18:41
Kabul, 26 July 2017: Leading experts from the Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU), a top Afghan research think-tank and the UK academia are joining forces to tackle one of the most serious global challenges (Drug Wars and Wars on Drugs) in a new multi-disciplinary research project launched on 21st of July 2017.
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EU Welcomes ratification of CAPD by Afghanistan's Parliament

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Jul 26, 2017 - 14:31
abul, 18 July 2017: Today, the Parliament of Afghanistan ratified the Cooperation Agreement on Partnership and Development (CAPD) between the European Union, its Member States and the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. For reading the full story,...
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NEI plans to expand soybean farmer programm

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Jul 13, 2017 - 16:06
KABUL (Pajhwok): the Nutrition and Education International NEI has planned to expand its soybean farmer program in the future soothe every Afghan citizen could access the nutritious bean, the organisation said in a statement. For the past 12 years,...
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US hires business tycoons for advice on Afghan war

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Jul 12, 2017 - 11:31
KABUL (Pajhwok): With Washington’s new US policy still undefined, President Donald Trump’s advisers have hired two business tycoons who profited from military contracting to devise alternatives to the Pentagon’s plan to send additional troops to...
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US contribution to boost Afghan food assistance: WFP

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Jul 10, 2017 - 10:43
KABUL (Pajhwok): A contribution of $20 million from the US Agency for International Development (USAID) will enable the World Food Programme (WFP) in Afghanistan to provide assistance to more than 577,000 needy people. Nearly 70 percent of the money...
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11 Taliban killed in security forces raid in Logar

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Jul 10, 2017 - 09:14
KABUL (Pajhwok): Eleven Taliban have been killed and five others injured in security forces raid in the Mohammad Agha district of central Logal province, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said on Monday. Ten motorcycles, eight explosive drum and two...
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Hundreds of Humvee vehicles recently delivered to US forces in Afghanistan

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Jul 09, 2017 - 10:37
KABUL (Pajhwok): As many as 600 military vehicles for US forces in Afghanistan have recently landed at Pakistan’s Karachi sea port, a media report said on Saturday. According to Dawn such a consignment has arrived after a gap of over six months and...
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1 US soldier killed, 2 wounded in Nawa mortar attack

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Jul 06, 2017 - 10:51
KABUL (Pajhwok): One American soldier has been killed and two others have been injured in the restive southern province of Helmand, the US military said on Wednesday. A statement from the US military identified the victim as Pfc. Hansen B...
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Tadamichi congratulates Afghans on Eid-ul-Fitr

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Jun 24, 2017 - 13:42
KABUL (Pajhwok): The UN secretary-general ‘s special representative for Afghanistan has congratulated the people of Afghanistan on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, a statement from the UN Assistance Mission for Afghanistan (UNAMA) said on Saturday. “On...
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ETWA WelcomesIEC’s Announcement over the Date for Upcoming Elections

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Jun 24, 2017 - 09:13
: Thursday 22-06-2017 The Election & Transparency Watch Organization of Afghanistan (ETWA) welcomes the Independent Election Commission (IEC) announcement regarding the date for upcoming parliamentary elections. ETWA believes that the date of...
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Mohammad Bin Salman of Saudi Arabia elevated to crown prince

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Jun 22, 2017 - 11:15
KABUL (Pajhwok): Saudi Arabia King Salman has appointed his young son Mohammad bin Salman as Crown Prince of the kingdom, according to a media report. The 31-year-old Mohammad earlier served as deputy crown prince and now elevated to the crown...
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Mohammad Bin Salman of Saudi Arabia elevated to crown price

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Jun 21, 2017 - 14:14
KABUL (Pajhwok): Saudi Arabia King Salman has appointed his young son Mohammad bin Salman as Crown Prince of the kingdom, according to a media report. The 31-year-old Mohammad earlier served as deputy crown prince and now elevated to the crown...
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CPD contributing in Afghan-anti corruption drive

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Jun 21, 2017 - 11:08
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Cooperation for Peace and Development (CPD) has implemented community based anti corruption initiative in Kabul to help the Afghan anti corruption drive, a statement from the organisation said on Wednesday. The organisation has...
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