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Sar-i-Pul residents dedicate 275 acres land to schools

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Feb 02, 2019 - 13:10
SAR-I-PUL (Pajhwok): Residents of northern Sar-i-Pul province have donated 275 acres of land, costing 35 million afghanis, to 115 schools, an official said on Saturday. Education Director Abdul Ghafoor said the people donated 550,000 square metres...
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No government school in Paktia teaches computer

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Dec 18, 2018 - 15:03
GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Government high schools in southeastern Paktia province still lack computers and students are yet to practically learn their use. High school students say computer skills and English language are major demand of today’s markets and...
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A month on, all Chaparhar schools remain closed

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Nov 12, 2018 - 17:39
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Residents of Chaparhar district of eastern Nangarhar province say all schools in the district have been closed since a month due to security threats. On the other hand, local officials say they have discussed the issue with...
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Some of Baghlan schools turned into security bases

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Sep 08, 2018 - 15:24
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Residents of remote areas of northern Baghlan province say Afghan security forces are using schools as bases, depriving thousands of students of education . Syed Kama Wardak, a resident of the Kohna Qala area of Baghlan-I-...
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Efforts on to reopen 100 shut schools in Helmand

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Sep 06, 2018 - 21:21
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Education officials in southern Helmand province on Thursday said about 120 schools which are closed due to insecurity would be reopened during the new academic year. Daud Safari, provincial education director, made these...
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Thousands of Paktika schoolchildren study under open skies

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Aug 30, 2018 - 18:10
SHARANA (Pajhwok): Thousands of schoolchildren attend their classes under the open skies in southeastern Paktika province where 147 out of the total 395 schools are without proper buildings. A teacher at the Jankhel school of Ziruk district, who...
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In Helmand’s Kajaki district, most schools remain closed

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Jul 29, 2018 - 15:13
LASHKARGHA (Pajhwok): Five out of 18 schools are open and the rest shut due to insecurity in the Kajaki district of southern Helmand province, official says. Of every 18 schools, only one has its own building. Only the district center’s Tangi...
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Elders to meet Taliban on reopening Logar schools

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Jul 16, 2018 - 17:14
KABUL (Pajhwok): Almost all schools in central Logar province have been closed due to rising insecurity, keeping students from appearing in mid-term exams. Education Department spokesman Shahpoor Arab told Pajhwok Afghan News the Taliban recently...
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600,000 children out of school in Helmand

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Jul 11, 2018 - 20:44
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Efforts have been underway to reopen 123 schools closed due to insecurity and other reasons in southern Helmand province, where some 600,000 children are out of school, an official said Wednesday. Helmand education director...
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Taliban insurgents order closed 23 schools in Takhar

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May 24, 2018 - 21:08
TALUQAN (Pajhwok): Taliban militants have ordered closed 23 schools over the past few days in northeastern Takhar province, depriving thousands of children of education , an official said on Thursday. Takhar education director Abdul Sami Abdyar told...
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Families barring girls from school to be fined

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May 20, 2018 - 10:44
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Tribal elders have decided to fine the families barring daughters from going to school in the Musakhel district of southeastern Khost province, an official said on Sunday. Haji Mandayar Mangal, an influential resident of the...
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75pc of newly-built schools need repair, survey finds

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May 02, 2018 - 23:12
KABUL (Pajhwok): Fifty-seven percent of school buildings which have newly been constructed need rehabilitation and 70 percent schools in some provinces lack adequate books, a survey released on Wednesday said. The study conducted by the Integrity...
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Taliban shut Paktika schools used as voter centers

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May 01, 2018 - 16:54
SHARANA (Pajhwok): A number of schools have been closed after being threatened by Taliban militants in this capital city and Matakhan district of southeastern Paktika province, an official said Tuesday. Matakhan district chief Gul Agha told Pajhwok...
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In Badakhshan, 268 schools without buildings

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Apr 30, 2018 - 10:00
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): At least 268 schools in northeastern Badakhshan province have no buildings, with students taught under tents. Some of the schools built recently have been destroyed. Roohullah Mohaqiq, the education director, told Pajhwok Afghan...
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No anti-Pakistan syllabus taught at schools for refugees

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Apr 25, 2018 - 09:51
PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): There is no evidence of anti- Pakistan syllabus being taught at schools for Afghan refugees, lawmakers were informed on Tuesday. Naeema Kishwer Khan, a member of the National Assembly, had claimed on January 25 the syllabus...
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After a month closure, elders help reopen Kunduz schools

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Apr 23, 2018 - 17:47
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): More than 400 schools which the Taliban closed about a month back have been reopened in northern Kunduz province, an official said Monday. The Taliban ordered hundreds of schools shut downed in many parts of the province a...
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30 Logar schools reopen after 11-day closure

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Apr 11, 2018 - 20:26
PUL-I-LAM (Pajhwok): Thirty schools including those of girls have been reopened in central Logar province after remaining closed for eleven days, an official said Wednesday. Logar education director Abdul Wakil Kaliwal told Pajhwok Afghan News that...
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Taliban order closed all Charkh district schools

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Apr 01, 2018 - 20:05
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Local officials on Sunday said the Taliban had closed all schools in Charkh district of central Logar province. Charkh district chief Mohammad Hanif Hanifi told Pajhwok Afghan News that the Taliban closed the schools in...
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2 years on, Taliban keep 16 Warduj schools closed

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Mar 26, 2018 - 17:07
FAIZABD (Pajhwok): Talks have been underway with Taliban militants through tribal elders and religious scholars on reopening more than a dozen schools the rebels have closed in Warduj district of northeastern Badakhshan province, officials said...
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75 percent of Paktia schools without buildings

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Mar 26, 2018 - 16:45
GARDEZ (Pajhwok) Seventy-five percent of schools in southeastern Paktia province lack of their own buildings , local officials and residents say. There are total of 396 schools in the province, but 250 of them are without buildings, according to the...
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