Tolo News: The Integrity Watch Afghanistan (IWA) survey shows that Afghanistan’s legal, judicial and educational institutions remain the “most corrupt” among government institutions. Based on the IWA, the overall amount of money used in corruption in Afghanistan in 2018 is estimated at $1.7 billion. Click here to read more (external link). Related Articles Afghanistan has made tangible
Ariana: Shaida Abdali says during his term as Afghan Ambassador to India he couldn’t report on embassy-level issues to Foreign Affairs Ministry but instead had to directly brief the President’s office… [Abdali] said that corruption still exists in the government and that insecurity has reached its peak in the country. Click here to read more (external link).
Press TV November 30, 2018 The United States has “a long record of crimes” since the invasion of Afghanistan, says an analyst, adding that Washington has absolutely no business being in the war-torn country. “Whatever anyone might think about the Taliban, the United States has absolutely no business [being] in Afghanistan where it is really
The Star: For six years, John Sopko has served as Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction with a broad mandate to assess how U.S. cash for Afghan reconstruction is spent. His investigations have found that billions of dollars in American aid has been lost to corruption, waste and futile efforts in Afghanistan suggests Canada has likely
Ariana: An American aid project in Afghanistan that was billed as the world’s biggest program ever designed purely for female empowerment has been a failure and a waste of taxpayers’ money, the head of a government watchdog agency has charged. The Special Inspector General for Afghan Reconstruction has repeatedly criticized American aid projects in Afghanistan as wasteful
Tolo News: The Hizb-e-Islami leader said government is sinking in corruption and states government is a “corporation”…. Hekmatyar slammed government for not sticking to its peace agreement with Hizb-e-Islami. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: President Ashraf Ghani promised to root out corruption in public office; however, Afghanistan is still among most corrupt countries in the world. At the time Afghanistan was ranked 172nd in the world in terms of corruption. In 2015 it rose to 166thposition, in 2016 it dropped to 169 and last year it was at a dismal
1TV: This comes after the Grand National Coalition of Afghanistan put on display thousands of ‘fraudulent’ ID papers that it said were meant to be used in the upcoming parliamentary elections. Click here to read more (external link). Related Watchdogs Predict Deadlock Around Afghanistan’s Elections
Tolo News: Nuristani was recently appointed as a senator to the Meshrano Jirga (Upper House of Parliament) by President Ashraf Ghani. Nuristani has an arrest order against him by the Anti-Corruption Criminal Justice Center (ACJC). According to documents, the ACJC summoned Nuristani to appear before them in order to answer to allegations of him having taken over
Ariana: It has been eight years since the Afghan government begun collecting the debt of the old Kabul Bank which collapsed in 2010. During former President Hamid Karzai’s tenure, $370 million of the bank’s debt was collected by the government from the overall debt of $987 million. However, since the opening of the Kabul Bank’s case,