Afghan blogger, read all about it

Quoting from Buzzmachine:

Free speech spreads: The first Afghan blog. [via IraqTheModel and Tim Oren]

My name is Waheed. I am a 20 year old male from Afghanistan and I have been working with the US Army in Kabul, Afghanistan as an interpreter for the last 2 years….

During the Taliban we didn’t have internet system in Afghanistan but now there are about 25 net cafes in Kabul, and also some in Herat, Kandahar and Balkh provinces. People are really interested to use the internet but its too expensive for people to use it – only rich people can afford it.

Sounds like an opportunity for some wonderful foundation out there.

Waheed also reports that 4,000 women are taking vocational training and that the country has its first women’s fitness center.






3 responses to “Afghan blogger, read all about it”

  1. Real Lawyers :: Have Blogs Avatar

    Afghanistan joins the blogosphere : law firms, it’s time to free your lawyers

    Fresh from the days of total repression, Afghanistan has joined the Blogosphere. Radio Free Blogistan reports that the country has its first blogger, Waheed, a 20 year old who has been working with the US Army in Kabul as an…

  2. sohrab Avatar

    HI guys.
    I wanna mention this that Waheed is not the first Afghan Blogger. If you go to this list you can find thousands of Afghan Blogger: