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IEC Site Chief Resigns Amid Graft Allegations

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17th September 2017:  Sources from the IEC said Qalamyar’s case will be sent to the Attorney General’s Office for further investigation.

A Site Operations Chief for the Independent Election Commission (IEC) Qalamyar, on Sunday told TOLOnews that he has resigned from his post and called for a full investigation into the allegations lodged against him.

Procurement Law Does Not Meet Needs of Energy Projects: Osmani

aug2017 4Aug 8, 2017: Afghanistan loses 175 cubic meters of water monthly due to constant delays in the construction of Kamal Khan dam.
The procurement law does not meet the requirements of mega energy projects in the country and causes major challenges for investment in Afghanistan, the Minister of water and energy Ali Ahmad Osmani said on Tuesday.

Govt Set to Announce New Anti-Corruption Strategy

news18sep414 SEPTEMBER 2017: According to ARG, the views of civil society institutions and international stakeholders have been taken into consideration in drawing up the strategy.

Corruption Impedes Afghan Forces’ Successes: Ghani

aug2017 309 AUGUST 2017: President Ashraf Ghani said at a conference that he will reduce his role in appointments within security agencies.
Corruption in general has hampered successes of the missions of the Afghan security forces in their fight against insurgents, says President Ashraf Ghani.

IW urges MoPH to address health facilities related issues

news18sep3Sep 16, 2017: The Integrity Watch (IW) called on the leadership of the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) and the National Unity Government (NUG) to address the shortcomings that were identified by the “Life Matters: Caring for the Country’s Most Precious Resource” report launched by Integrity Watch last month, according to a statement on Saturday.

Four Jailed Over Corruption Charges

aug2017 206 AUGUST 2017: Defense lawyers claimed the case against some defendants was a conspiracy and said the court verdict was unlawful.
A primary court of the Anti-Corruption Criminal Justice Center (ACJC) on Sunday sentenced five individuals, including Hayatullah Dayani, the former CEO of Pashtany Bank (PB) to five-year jail terms and ordered the repayment of a 100 million Afs of stolen money.

Special Court Soon to Begin Dealing with Land Grabbing Issues: Presidency

news18sep2September 12, 2017: A special court soon will begin addressing the land grabbing issues in the country, following a new anti-corruption strategy which due to be finalized within next week, the Presidential Palace (ARG) said Tuesday.

Watchdog Warns Of More Ghost Soldiers In Security Forces

aug2017 121 JANUARY 2017: Resolute Support said the Pentagon has stopped salaries of 30,000 ghost soldiers in the Afghan National Army. Integrity Watch Afghanistan (IWA) on Saturday said the number of ghost soldiers in security departments is more than what Resolute Support (RS) has reported.

Graft alleged in education, population census depts

news18sep1Sep 12, 2017: UNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Some youth in northern Kunduz province have accused the departments of education and population census of massive corruption, saying posts of teachers and principles are being sold.

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