From the Oxford English Dictionary:
Afghan: adj., relating to Afghanistan, its people or their language.
Dispatch: noun, an official report on state or military affairs; a report sent in from abroad by a journalist.
What happens when an Italian journalist with a soft spot for traveling the lesser-known roads marries an Afghan security contractor born and raised in war times? The Afghan Dispatch comes into existence.
The country’s trouble past and present, the plethora of tribes and traditions, the idiosyncrasies of the local society are all aspects that inevitably attract an audience from the world over.
This is why journalist Angela Corrias and former security contractor Sayed Hamed have decided to launch an online magazine entirely focused on Afghanistan, leaving plenty of room to the country’s problems and war-related tragedies, without forgetting the human factor of daily life, local handicraft, food and culture, preferably involving local freelance journalists, photographers and filmmakers willing to add their own insight and research.
Ground-breaking news will be published alongside cultural and historical pieces and in-depth analysis often neglected in worldwide media will provide the readers with essential tools to understand the present of Afghanistan and prevent to some extent its future.