Professor Nakapi Tefuarani: Government must Invest in Medical School

The lingering issue of establishing a standalone medical university was brought up by the Executive Dean of the University of Papua New Guinea’s Medical Faculty Professor, Nakapi Tefuarani. His remarks were made during the opening of the Catheterization Laboratory in Port Moresby General Hospital.

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Threats, Bribery and kidnappings mar LLG elections

Inter-Government Relations Minister Pila Niningi said his ministry had received reports that newly elected ward councillors were being threatened, bribed and kidnapped and locked up on camps by those vying to become President and their supporters and as a result the date for the Return of Writs for the country’s Local Level Government elections has been deferred to Friday August 2nd.

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Local Level Government elections situational report

The date for the Return of Writs for the country’s Local Level Government elections has been deferred to Friday August 2nd. In announcing this, Inter-Government Relations Minister Pila Niningi said the deferral was due to unforeseen situational reports in several LLGs.Minister Niningi said his ministry had received reports that newly elected ward councillors were being threatened, bribed and kidnapped and locked up on camps by those vying to become President and their supporters. Acts considered as criminal.

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Motu Koita Festival Expects Bumper Audience

For over forty years, the Motu-Koita and Hiri Moale festivals have been a part of Port Moresby. This year, Motu-Koita Chairman, Dadi Toka jr, has stated that they are planning on doing things differently. Starting this weekend, the Motu Koita Music Festival will get underway, and continue until September culminating in the Hiri Moale festival.

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