Tolo News: Presidential candidate Ibrahim Alokozai on Tuesday accused President Ashraf Ghani of “dictatorship, selfishness and egoism” in running the country’s affairs. “He [President Ghani] is like a ‘dictator’ and a ‘selfish’ individual who commits ‘illegal actions’ but implements the law on others,” said Alokozai. “At least 270 guards were assigned to one of his deputies, but
1TV: Afghan Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah on Monday expressed hope that President Ashraf Ghani’s release of hundreds of Taliban prisoners is not an election campaign effort. Earlier this month, Ghani ordered release of 887 Taliban prisoners to mark Eid-al-Fitr that followed the end of the holy month of Ramadan. Click here to read more (external link).
1TV: Daudzai is expected to act as chief of President Ashraf Ghani’s campaign ahead of election in September… Click here to read more (external link).
By RFE/RL’s Radio Free Afghanistan May 29, 2019 KABUL — Afghanistan’s election authorities say they have postponed two local elections that were scheduled to be held in September. The September presidential election was due to be held simultaneously with provincial and district council elections, as well as a previously postponed parliamentary vote in Ghazni Province.
Tolo News: Members of the Council of Presidential Candidates which represents 13 presidential runners on Wednesday said President Ashraf Ghani’s term has ended and that they will begin civil disobedience as an option to show their opposition against the continuation of the current government. Based on Article 62 of the Constitution, May 22 marks the
Tolo News: The Independent Election Commission (IEC) has reversed its decision on use biometric system in the upcoming presidential elections amid harsh criticism by some candidates and critics. Lack of time and limited access to resources and the biometric technology are the reasons behind the decision, a document obtained by TOLOnews reveals. Click here to read
1TV: Afghanistan’s Independent Election Commission on Tuesday released final results of parliamentary elections in Kabul. Kabul is allotted 33 seats in the lower house of the parliament, called Wolesi Jirga, including 24 for men and nine for women. Click here to read more (external link). Related Afghan Parliament to elect Its Administrative Board Tomorrow Ghani Describes
Ariana: At least 11 presidential candidates on Tuesday said that they will hold widespread protests against the continuation of the government after May 22. “Civil protest is the last option but if the government did not listen to us and didn’t respect the law, in that case, within the framework of the law, without endangering the
AA: Candidates for the Afghan parliament in capital Kabul on Saturday locked down the house in protest against prolonged delay in announcement of final results for the polls held in October last year. Scores of angry Wolesi Jirga (lower house of the parliament) candidates and their charged supporters staged a demonstration in front of the parliament
Ariana: The Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) on Monday said that 20 percent result sheets of Kabul parliamentary elections are missing. Mohammad Qasim Elyasi, a member of the IECC told Ariana News that due to the missing result sheets the electoral bodies are unable yet to announce the final result of Kabul elections. He added that