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News Afghanistan » Social: Afghanistan 'artlords' use paintings for social change

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/video/2018/02/20/afghanistan-artlords-use-paintings-for-s?videoId=402853488
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Activists in Afghanistan's capital are painting murals on concrete blast walls as a tool for social change. Rough cut (no reporter narration). Activists in Afghanistan's capital are painting murals on concrete blast walls as a tool for social change.

News Afghanistan » Social: Taliban are a part of the social fabric of Afghanistan, Kabul tells US diplomat

News channel or source: https://tribune.com.pk/story/1638116/3-taliban-part-social-fabric-afghanistanus-diplomat-told-kabul/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

US Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs Alice Wells has said that she has been told by her friends in the Afghan government that the Taliban are part of the social fabric of Afghanistan, and believe in the nationhood of ...

News Afghanistan » Social: Afghanistan- 2 social media activists who make the difference through their efforts

News channel or source: http://menafn.com/1096445716/Afghanistan-2-social-media-activists-who-make-the-difference-through-their-efforts
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

(MENAFN - Pajhwok Afghan News) KABUL (Pajhwok): How would the efforts of two prominent civil society activists bring positive results in the war-torn and traditional society of Afghanistan where raising your vice could be at the cost of once life.

News Afghanistan » Social: In Afghanistan, New Schools Provide Better Learning Opportunities

News channel or source: http://www.worldbank.org/en/news/feature/2018/02/18/students-benefit-from-enhanced-learning-environment-in-schools-across-panjshir-province?cid=EXT_WBSocialShare_EXT
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

Students across Panjshir Province can now learn better in new schools equipped with improved study materials and facilities. The new and improved schools were supported through the Education Quality Improvement Program, which aimed to increase access to ...

News Afghanistan » Social: Suffered for long in Pakistan, Pashtuns find support in Afghanistan

News channel or source: https://www.newkerala.com/news/fullnews-326357.html
Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

Kabul [Afghanistan], Feb 09 : Afghans poured in support for hundreds ... Political activists have also been running social media campaigns in favour of Pashtun Long March in which protesters demand that Pakistan withdraw its civil and military ...

News Afghanistan » Social: Trump's nominee to lead UN agency rejects anti-Muslim charge

News channel or source: http://www.digitaljournal.com/news/world/trump-s-nominee-to-lead-un-agency-rejects-anti-muslim-charge/article/515581
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Following his nomination for IOM director-general -- a job traditionally held by an American -- the Washington Post highlighted a series of anti-Muslim social media posts ... South Sudan and Afghanistan. "As a person of faith, I have deep respect for ...

News Afghanistan » Social: Twitter Users In Afghanistan Just Attended The Country's First Social Media Summit

News channel or source: http://www.businessinsider.com/afghanistan-social-media-summit-2013-9
Publication date: Saturday 21 September 2013

More than 200 of Afghanistan's most active users of Twitter and Facebook gathered Sunday for the country's first-ever social media summit to explore how the Internet is transforming traditional society. Two days of panel discussions and workshops are being ...

News Afghanistan » Social: Afghanistan is mostly offline…but ready to embrace social media

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2013/09/16/afghanistan-is-mostly-offlinebut-ready-to-embrace-social-media.html
Publication date: Sunday 15 September 2013

That’s life in Afghanistan today, where only 1.5 million people (out of 30M) have Internet access. A new National Social Media Summit intends to change that trend. To be held September 22 to 23 in Kabul, and featuring some 200 speakers, the event will ...

News Afghanistan » Social: Afghanistan moves to block WhatsApp, Telegram messaging services

News channel or source: http://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Afghanistan-moves-to-block-WhatsApp-Telegram-messaging-services-513297
Publication date: Friday 03 November 2017

KABUL - Afghanistan's telecoms regulator wrote to internet service providers this week ordering them to block the messaging services WhatsApp and Telegram, but it was not immediately clear whether they had complied. Use of social media and mobile instant ...