Author: Katrina ANGELI

A number of schools in Morobe Province recently took part in the Morobe Inter- School Exhibition that was held  this month. A total of fifteen schools took part under the leadership of the Governor, Mr. Ginson Saonu. According to Event’s coordinator and Principal of Busu Secondary School, Mr. George Noble, the schools that took part were both from rural and urban schools including Busu Secondary itself, Menyama Secondary, Boana Lutheran High and others. “This exhibition first began in 2019 and has been a success ever since. Last year we were given a funding of k100, 000 to fund the exhibition…

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A voice for the voiceless, that is the slogan of a candidate who knows a lot about using his voice. He is none other than local and international reggae artist Anslom Nakikus, and he is contesting the Moresby North West seat in the 2022 National General Election. Nakikus, who comes from Matupit in East New Britain Province, always had an interest in people’s rights which he channels through his music and now he has decided to take it the next level by trying his hand at politics, so that he could be able to help the people from Waigani. “My…

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A boy’s dormitory at Porgera Secondary School in Enga Province, got burnt down last Tuesday by students as a result of been denied food supplies. Deputy Principal, Mr. Amos Amail, said that the boarding students had no food provided for them on Monday and Tuesday which led them to burning down the dormitory out of frustration. Mr. Amail said that there was no valid reason nor an explanation to why the school mess had no food supplies to feed the students, but blamed it on the school principal for failing to provide the food rations. “A week before the incident…

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The National Souths Basketball League (NSBL) are now preparing for next year’s championship after completing their 2022 Championship last month at the Taurama Aquatic Centre in Port Moresby. President of the NSBL, Mr. Silas Nicky said that a total of twenty four teams, both women and men’s teams have taken part in the Championship. The teams include Kutubu Lakers, Mendi Menjals, EMK City Rangers, Usano Sura Souths, Kondo East Souths, Sumale Souths, Mayawala Souths- Pom, Yasuku Hela Souths, Giru Souths, Enso Souths, POMBIS Souths and Mix Mates Hagen. “The winner from this year’s championship was the Kutubu Lakers where both…

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Schools in Morobe Province will come to a halt tomorrow following the arrival of the casket of the Late Deputy Prime Minister, Sam Basil, in Lae, Morobe Province. This was the announcement made by the Morobe Education Advisor, Mr. Keith Taugui. Mr Taugui said schools from the two districts Lae and Huon Gulf will be taking part in the program for the welcoming of the casket of the late DPM Basil. “All elementary and secondary schools from these two districts will take part in welcoming the casket of the late DPM at Nadzab Airport where they will all be prepared…

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Buk Bilong Pikinini will be launching seven of its’ books come first week of August. These books will be launched under the “When I grow up” thirteen Book Series which will officially be launched during Book Week. This was the announcement made by BbP Executive Officer, Leanne Resson during one of their latest book launching at the BbP Tatana Library Learning Centre last week Thursday. As of last year, BBP have launched five books under this book series and will now launch seven more including; When I grow up I want to be an Engineer (EMPNG), Pastry Chef (Airways Hotel),…

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Kupiano Secondary School in Abau District, Central Province, yesterday opened its’ new double story male dormitory consisting of sixty four rooms which was fully funded by the Central Provincial Government. A total of 2.5 million kina was given towards the construction of the dormitory as well as other upcoming projects for the school including a four in one classroom, a girls’ dormitory and six staff houses. The construction of the dormitory building took about two months to complete and was finally opened yesterday. Governor of Central Province, Mr. Robert Agarobe, stressed that the purpose of these projects is to create…

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As a new Artist starting off his career in the Music Industry, Stephen Pouru, 33, has so far released over ten songs since beginning his career last year. Pouru who also goes by the stage name, Rockye Wills, has always had a taste for rock music and loves nothing more than bringing Rock Music back into the country. Pouru comes from a mixed parentage of East New Britain and Manus and says that there is not a lot of rock music in the country, therefore has found his inspiration to bring out more of that in the music industry. “My…

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Following the recent attack on the school campus by villagers from Ulagunan, the students of Kokopo Business College in East New Britain Province were transferred to the Covid Centre at Takubar for temporary shelter. According to the Deputy Principal, Mr. Memafu Sabadi, there is currently no one on the campus except for police personnel who are monitoring the situation. He stated that a meeting will be held today with the Secretary of DHERST regarding the status of the school and what plans will be carried forward. He said further comments cannot be made at this time until after the meeting…

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Being blessed with an opportunity in life to pursue her education, Daisy Pupdi, a mother of five was one of the many graduates who graduated yesterday at the University of Papua New Guinea’s 67th graduation ceremony. Pupdi who comes from Western Highlands Province, shared her proud moment of achieving what she dreamt about accomplishing and that was to major in Human Resource Management. As a working mother juggling both family and work commitments as well as her studies, she finally achieved and received her degree in Bachelor of Business Management and Major in Human Resource Management. Pupdi gave an insight…

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