Sri Lankan Papua New Guinea Friendship Foundation Show Solidarity

Sri Lankan PNG Friendship Foundation gathered on Sunday for an evening of solidarity, to remember those who died during the horrific acts of terrorism on Easter Sunday, in Sri Lanka.At the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Port Moresby, the service was filled with moments of silence, choruses and prayers, offered to God in good faith that those who lost their lives are at rest in eternal peace. The small community of Sri Lankans living in Port Moresby, joined by friends, gathered on Sunday evening in solidarity to offer prayers.

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University Of Papua New Guinea Announces Professor Frank Griffin As The Vice Chancellor

The University of Papua New Guinea (UPNG) has a Vice Chancellor. Professor Frank Griffin was appointed by the National Executive Council was announced today by the UPNG Chancellor, Robert Igara.Chancellor Igara stated that the consequence of the NEC decision and Gazettal notice is that Professor Kenneth Sumbuk’s appointment as Acting VC of UPNG has been revoked. Following months of an ongoing saga over leadership within the University of Papua New Guinea, today a decision from the National Executive Council was delivered.

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TIPNG Hosts Media Smart Youth Workshop

21 participants, including a teacher from the Port Moresby International School and 2 Youth Advocates from the Sanap Wantaim Campaign, participated in a workshop facilitated by TIPNG’s Youth Integrity Program (YIP). YIP conducted a 3 day Media Smart Youth (MSY) Workshop with students from 11 secondary schools in Port Moresby and the Central Province and two different organisations.

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Swamper Outreach Fellowship Celebrates One Year Anniversary at 8 Mile

Swamper Outreach Fellowship started as a small family home fellowship with the aim of bringing the Gospel to people’s homes. To celebrate resurrection Sunday, the small community at 8 mile gathered for a memorable service to commemorate their one year fellowship anniversary. In addition to the anniversary, they also witnessed four of their own youths get baptised.

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Pacific Assist Partner with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

Pacific Assist, through their mission of inspiring self-reliance, has donated furniture to schools around the Pacific Region. This non-profit organization based in New Zealand and Australia, has now partnered with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in PNG, to donate furniture to schools in NCD. They hope to spread out to other regions of PNG in the years to come.

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Lands Minister and Moresby South MP Give Dinghies to Coastal Communities Within His Electorate

The coastal communities of Moresby South today received a boost to their transportation needs with eight brand new dinghies. Lands Minister and Moresby South MP, Justin Tkatchenko, said over the next few months he will be distributing more dinghies, as these are just the first of 24.Among the eight, one was given to Daugo Primary School located on Fishermen Island, which has been the school’s biggest need for transportation.

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Life PNG Care received a generous donation from Theodist

Life PNG Care received a generous donation from Theodist Limited through the company’s foundation on April 1st.Business Development Manager, Ryan Pini, while handing over the donation said, “This is one of our trucks, it’s been an incredible asset to us, and I’m sure it’s going to be an incredible asset and of great value to Life PNG Care.”

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Youth Against Corruption Association held its first forum

Youth Against Corruption Association (YACA) held its first Youth Forum of the year last week at the University of Papua New Guinea. A total of 106 students from secondary schools in NCD and the Central Province attended the forum and took part in a panel discussion and a question and answer session with the guest speakers.

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