Afghanistan’s 2019 Election (14): In Herat, power and comms failure, district insecurity and low turnout

There was a slight increase in campaigning in the last few days ahead of the poll, especially in the provincial capital, but E-Day itself suffered from electricity and telecommunication failures in many parts Herat province. Worse, the Taleban launched attacks on areas near polling centres in districts across the province with a view mostly to … Continue reading Afghanistan’s 2019 Election (14): In Herat, power and comms failure, district insecurity and low turnout