Fraud delays Kabul road project

Afghanistan under pressure to crack down on corruption.

    Afghanistan has come under increasing international pressure to tackle government corruption, seen as a major stumbling block to the country's development.

    In one Kabul neighbourhood residents were promised a new road four years ago. But construction was halted, and the money given to the contractor cannot be traced.

    Al Jazeera's Steve Chao reports from the Afghan capital.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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