By: Bashir Ahmad Nadem , Date:06/02/2019
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Independent Election Commission (IEC)’s deputy head for southern Kandahar province Haroon Kaliwal claims he was beaten and filmed naked at gun-point by two unsuccessful Wolesi Jirga... Read More
By: Bashir Ahmad Nadem , Date:14/01/2019
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC)’s regional office in southern Kandahar province was reopened on Monday, thanks the provincial council’s efforts. The IEC regional office was... Read More
By: Bashir Ahmad Nadem , Date:31/12/2018
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Protesting Wolesi Jirga candidates from Helmand, Zabul and Uruzgan provinces on Monday held a gathering in southern Kandahar province to jointly push for the acceptance of only bio... Read More

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KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Tribal elders and civil society activists from central Uruzgan province on Tuesday claimed influential police chief Matiullah Khan had not been killed in a suicide attack, but he was found dead under mysterious circumstances in a Kabul hotel.
Addressing a press conference in Kandahar City, the elders and activists from Uruzgan warned they would launch a series of protests if the government did not accurately investigate Khan’s murder.
Sources had said Matiullah Khan was killed by a burqa-clad suicide bomber in Kabul about a week back.

KANDAHAR CITY (PAN)  Known as a hub and one of the rich provinces in mineral and natural resources, a number of mines reservoirs are discovered in various districts of the volatile Kandahar.
However, a broad survey would to be conducted yet to find out all natural and unexplored reservoirs in the province.
Pajhwok Afghan News has made public information on mines identified by the provincial geology department and a number of international entities.
1: Iron mine:

KANDAHAR CITY (PAJHWOK): Poppy cultivation has considerably declined as a result of improved security in many areas of southern Kandahar province, an official said on Wednesday.
Counternarcotics Director Gul Muhammad Shukran told Pajhwok Afghan News poppies had been planted in Zherai, Panjwai, Maiwand and Shah Walikot districts this year.
But the cultivation of the illicit crop has fallen under the Food Zone programme, funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), according to the official.

KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The Commander of 205th military corps Gen. Abdul Hamid on Wednesday said most of the eliminated militants in southern Zabul offensive were the nationals of Kyrgyzstan.
In his chat with Pajhwok Afghan News, he said that anti-rebels offensive launched on Tuesday in the Khakh-i-Afghan district for the recovery of kidnapped passengers. Special Forces were landed in the area through helicopters and engaged in fierce fire fight with insurgents.


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By: Bashir Ahm... , Date:14/01/2019

Kandahar IEC office reopens after 20-day closure

KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC)’s regional off... Read More

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By: Bashir Ahm... , Date:12/10/2015

Kandahar PC tightens oversight on public entities

KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The provincial council (PC) says it has tightened ove... Read More


By: Bashir Ahm... , Date:28/10/2018
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Though some problems and violations marred the W... Read More