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Journalists trained by IWPR produce news, analysis, and comment pieces on the issues that affect their countries and communities.

Global Voices

14 Feb 18
New enterprises seem to go too far in promoting independence.
An expert examines emeralds from an Afghan mine. The mineral resources of Afghanistan are relatively unexplored even with Afghanistan's wealth of coal, copper, gold and iron ore, with precious and semiprecious stones. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
12 Feb 18
Locals say that precious assets are being squandered.
12 Feb 18
Local people say they are becoming ever-more alienated from their government.
An Afghan National Police officer patrols the streets of Kabul. (Photo: Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)
8 Feb 18
Fears that spate of violence will further curtail much-needed investment.
Police gather at the scene of an attack in Kabul. (Photo: Majid Saeedi/Getty Images)
7 Feb 18
Renewed violence is both undermining public confidence and disrupting investment.
An electrician works on power lines in Kabul. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
Investigation
6 Feb 18
Insurgent group is exploiting new sources of revenue.
University students in discussion. (Photo: UNAMA News/Flickr)
2 Feb 18
Faculties criticised for failing to take complaints seriously.
The site intended for Shahrak Mamorin remains undeveloped. (Photo: IWPR)
Investigation
29 Jan 18
An IWPR investigation indicates that funds for a new housing project were allowed to simply disappear.
An Afghan woman takes part in a sewing workshop. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
28 Jan 18
The sector is providing a good living for many disadvantaged women.
Atta Mohammad Noor votes in the 2010 parliamentary elections. (Photo: Majid Saeedi/Getty Images)
28 Jan 18
Unrest linked to ongoing tensions over the fate of local leader.

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