KABUL - While many farmers are happy with the spring rains this year which should result in good harvests, many Afghans have suffered heavily from floods caused by the recent heavy rainfall.
21 April 2009 - People living with HIV and Aids can now receive treatment in the first anti-retroviral therapy centre in Afghanistan. The Minister of Public Health, Dr Sayed Mohammad Amin Fatimi opened the centre on Tuesday at the Infectious Disease Hospital in Kabul.
21 April 2009 - One thousand Afghan returnees will be able to build their own houses as a result of action taken by the Government of Afghanistan and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT) shelter project in the eastern province of Nangarhar.
KABUL - Two Afghan girls have won gold medals at an international education competition. Meena Sanjar, 17 and Rowida Abidi also 17 from Kabul’s Afghan-Turk girls’ high school came top at an education competition held on 3 and 4 April in Baku, Azerbaijan.
14 April 2009 - Rukha, one of the seven districts of the famous province of Panjsher, just north of Kabul, was today declared a peace district. Rukha is the second district in the province that has disbanded illegally armed groups present there following Unaba a few months ago.