Author: Nigel-Francis MADO

The footy gods smiled upon the Santos National Football Stadium in Port Moresby city yesterday at the best ever nail biting, nerve clenching, jaw dropping footy match one could ever dreamed of watching. After going all out in regular time, not one single soul had expected the match to see not one, but two extra times of nonstop footy action. Both teams that took part in the grand final should take a bow for their magnificent performance because the Agmark Rabaul Gurias and the Kroton Hela Wigmen have cemented the day in the minds of all those who came out…

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The Department of Treasury on Thursday, met for the introduction and welcoming of the Ministry of Treasury Vice Minister, Solen Loifa. Speaking during the induction of Loifa, Treasury Minister, Ian Ling Stuckey stated that Long contact hours driven by a strong work ethic to meet critical deadlines, producing PNGs National Budget, Final Budget Outcome (FBO), Mid-Year Economic & Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) and Budget Strategy Paper (BSP) define some of the crucial work of Treasury. Stuckey said that there is a need for funds in all aspects of the country, and as part of this ministry, their task is to make…

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A tentative funeral program for the Late Wewak Member of Parliament, Kevin Isifu has been released by Paliament Officials to friends and family. Wewak District Administrator, Mr. Martin Maingu, speaking from here in the nation’s capital has advised that a program was taken by the Parliament clerk to Wewak in preparation for the Provincial Administration to receive the body of the Late Member. He said according to the schedule, the body of Late Isifu will be taken out and transported to the house of parliament on the 4th and 5th of next month for the state funeral, and on the…

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 Telikom PNG Limited on Friday 23rd 2022 launched a new website, now live for all customers around the country. Telikom PNG Lmited CEO, Amos Tepi accompanied by senior members of staff for the company in a press conference today stated that after months of hard work, the new website is now online and will serve customers. “Not only will it serve as an information portal for the company, it’s products and services, but also as a convenient way for customers to top up online using the Self-Care Portal,” Tepi said. He said the website is more than just a resource…

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Gordons Secondary School yesterday ended a two month long list of festivities by celebrating their 50th anniversary in style. Cultural groups turned up in full swing for the occasion, fully kitted in their traditional attire to show off their cultural heritage and to pay homage to those that had come before them. Along with the list of items that were presented during the day included traditional dances, a live band and a parade done by the current students and of those from the yester years. Pride glistened in the eyes of all students as they watched seniors and their pioneer…

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Jacks of PNG in partnership with the Papua New Guinea Rugby Football League [PNGRFL] this week launched a new line of PNG Kumuls supporter’s merchandise. Present for the launching was both CEO of the CPL Group Limited, Mr. Navin Raju and CEO of the PNGRFL, Mr. Stanley Hondina. Speaking first, Mr. Hondina thanked Jacks of PNG for the partnership that has developed between both parties over the years. “We have been partners with Jacks for the last 10 years or so in the space of merchandising and it has been fruitful for us and for that I would like to…

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It has been confirmed this afternoon by Police in Eastern Highlands Province that the Managing Director of PNG Ports Corporation, Mr. Fego Kiniafa was killed in an altercation that occurred early hours of this morning. EHP Provincial Police Commander, Superintendent Michael Welly stated that between the hours from 12-1am this morning, when he got involved in an altercation at Nagamiyufa near Goroka. “It is reported that Mr. Kiniafa had allegedly shot and wounded an aggressor in the neck over a certain number of alcoholic beverages, then in retaliation members of the community attacked and killed Kiniafa,” Welly said. It is…

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The Wewak District Administration is currently in progress as the District hosts their “Hauskrai” for the late Wewak Member, Kevin Isifu. Wewak District Administrator, Mr. Martin Waingu stated that at the moment they are waiting on the state to release an official program so the East Sepik Provincial Administration can organize their own. “We are just waiting on the state to release a program so will see how we can be able to work towards the organization of our own,” Mr. Maingu said. He added that they are now in the process of acquiring funds to assist with the hauskrai,…

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The University of Papua New Guinea Western Highlands Students Union will be hosting a live concert fundraiser facilitated by the Western Highlands Development Forum on the Independence Day. According to the WHDF Chairman, Mr. Samson Komati confirmed that many well-known local artists will be performing to raise funds, with all proceeds going to the UPNG WHP Students Union. Venue is confirmed at ATS area next to Hagen Kona and at the back road of Glory Estate (8 mile) accessible easily by the sealed road. The Artist confirmed to perform on Independence Day are as follows: Gedix Atege, Mal Meninga Kuri,…

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It was a great day for the people of the Kairuku District as the Central Provincial Health Authority, Member for Kairuku, Mr. Peter Isoaimo and Minister for Health, Dr. Lino Tom all arrived at the Agevairu Station to launch the construction of the Kairuku District Hospital. CPHA Ceo, Dr. James Amini advised that it was a highly anticipated event, as the construction of the hospital has been part of the health authority’s plans for better health care in the district since 2019. “The plans for the hospital were in place for 2019 but due to certain factors such as the…

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