Afghan women opt for change through democracy

Afghan women opt for change through democracy

Lys Anzia – WNN Breaking Commentary (WNN) Kabul, AFGHANISTAN, SOUTHERN ASIA: As the Saturday April 5 final vote count is yet to come in for the presidential election in Afghanistan, the power of Afghan women who carry a wish for a ‘changed and better’ country has already created change in the form of 1.3 million […]

Afghan women = Hope for change

Afghan women = Hope for change

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka – WNN SOAPBOX (WNN/UNAMA) Kabul, AFGHANISTAN, SOUTHERN ASIA: The significance of the elections in Afghanistan cannot be overestimated.   They mark the first time in Afghanistan’s history that power will be handed from one democratically elected government to another.  More importantly, they will determine to what degree the gains of the past decade for […]

UN voices ‘Serious concern’ over deaths of Afghan children and woman

UN voices ‘Serious concern’ over deaths of Afghan children and woman

WNN Breaking (WNN/UN) Kabul, AFGHANISTAN, SOUTH ASIA: The United Nations today voiced “serious concern” over the deaths of at least 10 Afghan children and a woman, and injuries to seven others in an armed clash during a joint Afghan-NATO operation against the Taliban in eastern Kunar province. According to published reports the children and the […]