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).
Tolo News: Mir Rahman Rahmani, an MP from Parwan province, who was declared as the new speaker of Afghanistan’s parliament after controversial voting in May, vows not to step down from his post despite his critics say he has not secured the required votes for the post. On May 18, there were 247 MPs when the
1TV: Addressing the fifth summit of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA), Afghan Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah on Saturday reiterated call on countries to deny safe haven to terrorists and tools that they use for their activities. For this, he said countries should increase cooperation, as “no country by itself alone
Ariana: Muhammad Mohaqiq, the Second Deputy of Chief Executive of the country and a member of the Peace and Moderation electoral ticket, said on Wednesday that the government has promoted sexual bribery in the Presidential Palace. He added that besides the allegation of sexual favors, the recent appointments in the government serves as an electoral campaign for
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).
1TV: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has given parliament two days to resolve dispute over who should take speaker role or he will refer the issue to the Supreme Court, a top Afghan official said on Saturday. The Lower House held an election to choose its speaker nearly three weeks ago with Mir Rahman Rahmani and Kamal
Tolo News: Majority of the 887 prisoners who are expected to be released by the Afghan government are members of the Taliban, critics said, adding that it will have a possible impact on the country’s situation and that the decision has been made without wider consultations. The Presidential Palace has said that these inmates will be
Ariana: Some members of Jamiat-e Islami party at a gathering on Sunday warned that the continuation of President Ashraf Ghani’s government will have negative consequences. In addition, some members of the party claimed that Ghani is insisting to extend his tenure in order to engineer major electoral frauds in his favor. Click here to read more (external
Tolo News: Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah on Monday called for a neutral investigation to be launched into the allegations of sexual abuse of women and promoting depravity at the Presidential Palace, the ARG. He warned that if such accusations were tackled politically, this will pose a major blow to the credibility of the government and to the