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Papua New Guinea has recorded four new COVID-19 deaths in the last 24 hours ending 12 midday on Tuesday March 30, increasing the country’s total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 60. All four deaths were reported in the National Capital District. Two females aged 19 and 63 are among two males, aged 44 and 49 who died from COVID-19. To date, the NCD recorded 48 COVID-19 deaths which is the highest followed by West Sepik with three deaths. West New Britain, Western Highlands and Western Province recorded two deaths each, whilst Enga, Jiwaka and the Morobe provinces recorded a…

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Governor General of Papua New Guinea, has expressed profound sadness and grief at the news of the passing of the nation’s Founding Father Rt. Hon. Grand Chief Sir Michael Somare. The Governor General was informed of the passing of Rt. Hon. Grand Chief Sir Michael Somare by his doctor at midnight on Friday night. “It is with a heavy heart that I learnt of the passing of our Founding Father at the early hours of Friday morning.” “It is a very sad day for Papua New Guinea. We have lost our national treasure, our national icon in Grand Chief Sir…

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I was sad to hear about the death of the Founding Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea, Grand Chief Sir Michael Somare. It is also very humbling to recall that he called me ‘Siti’ while the late Ratu Sir Penaia called me ‘Buka’, and the late Ratu Sir Kamisese Mara was more formal and called me ‘Colonel’, ‘Commander’ then ‘Prime Minister. I requested the PNG High Commissioner in Suva yesterday to convey my message to Port Moresby; Your Excellency. Please convey to His Excellency the Governor General, The Honourable The Prime Minister, Her Majesty’s Government of Papua New Guinea, The…

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Papua New Guinea reported 47 new cases of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Friday 26 February, increasing the country’s total cases to 1,275. The latest cases were reported in West Sepik, West New Britain, East New Britain, Central, East Sepik and in the National Capital District. In NCD, of the 26 case reported, 17 are males and 8 females with ages ranging from one to 66 years old. At the time of testing, 21 cases were showing symptoms of COVID-19 whilst five were asymptomatic. Four of the 26 positive case came into contact with previous positive cases. Twelve cases were reported…

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People of remote village ammuSamura & Kuranumbura in Obura wonenara district (Eastern Highlands Province) remembering our late Papa blo Country Sir Michael Thomas Somare in their own cultural way of mourning. Somare is a true Nationalist, His death shakes the nation. #Brukimtulait Bethuel Isaiah on the passing of late Grand Chief Sir Michael Somare – Story taken from Facebook showing PNG mourning: Source Elizah Palme

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This just in, another 47 new COVID-19 cases reported in the last 24 hours. The latest cases were reported in West Sepik, West New Britain, East New Britain, Central, East Sepik and in the National Capital District.  This now brings the total number of COVID-19 cases for PNG to 1275 confirmed cases. Continue to practice COVID-19 safety protocols and keep listening to the news on this station & follow our news website: pnghausbung.com for more on this story.

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ExxonMobil PNG’s management and staff join the people of Papua New Guinea to mourn the passing of the founding father of the nation, the late Grand Chief Sir Michael Thomas Somare. The late Grand Chief was a visionary leader that helped lay the foundation for an independent PNG. Throughout his life he was focused on improving living standards and generating opportunities for all Papua New Guineans, and set the standard by which all other leaders in PNG are measured. As the signatory to the PNG LNG Project’s Gas Agreement in 2008, his leadership was instrumental to the Project moving from…

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Bank South Pacific as the leading Bank in the Pacific joins the rest of PNG as it mourns the loss of the country’s founding father and first Prime Minister, the late Grand Chief Sir Michael Thomas Somare. “It is with sadness that we hear of the passing of our Founding Father of the nation, the Late Grand Chief, Sir Michael Somare in the early hours of this morning, Friday 26th February 2021, at the age of 84, after succumbing to cancer.” That is from the BSP Group CEO Robin Fleming. “As the country comes to realisation of the loss of…

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Charisma! Michael Thomas Somare had it by the canoe load. Papua New Guinea’s Father of the Nation, the Grand Chief, who has just died of pancreatic cancer, has left an enduring legacy. He lived to the age of 84 – an extraordinary innings in a country where the average life expectancy is 20 years short of that at 64. But he achieved so much he could have been 104. In the general history of Papua New Guinea that I authored – last updated in the year 2000 and covering PNG’s first quarter-century of independence – Somare is mentioned on no…

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“The students of the University of Papua New Guinea led by the East Sepik student president and the UPNG SRC President walked up to late Grand Chief Sir Michael Somare’s residence from where buses left us at Garden Hills to pay our respects.” “As we got there, we sang the National Anthem.” “We cried as the lyrics became heavy to utter.” #RestinPowerTunga #KingoftheNorth Emmanuel Wanya Neuendorf on the passing of late Grand Chief Sir Michael Somare – Story taken from Facebook showing PNG mourning

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