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As the kick-off of the Women’s NSL approaches, Football Club Genesis is keen to show their worth at the top level of women’s football in the country. Despite being a recently established club, plying its trade in the Port Moresby Soccer Association, FC Genesis recognises the value of providing an environment for women and girls to excel in their community through football participation. As Club Executive Grace Yohang-Mataio explained, “At FC Genesis we believe sport is one of the most powerful platforms to promote gender equality. We want FC Genesis to provide an enabling environment for our female athletes to…

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Bulolo MP Sam Basil has been referred to the Public Prosecutor by the Ombudsman Commission for alleged misconduct in office. The Ombudsman Commission conducted an investigation from a complaint that was lodged in 2016 and gave the Leader an opportunity to be heard on the allegations of misconduct in office against him. The Leader requested for and was granted extensions of time and after a total of 51 days, failed to respond to the allegations. The Commission has deliberated on the allegations and determined that there is a prima facie case that Hon. Sam Basil has been guilty of misconduct…

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The Controller of the COVID-19 National Pandemic Response and Police Commissioner, David Manning, has called on all citizens to strictly comply to practices that prevent community transmission of coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Controller Manning warns that with festive season approaching, there will be significant increase in the movement of people, including students returning for holidays. These activities could ignite the spread of the virus in the community. Mr Manning said, “As we enter the holiday season, citizens must comply to strict COVID-19 protocols. Do not take home the virus, protect your elderly and vulnerable family members by always wearing face masks…

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In commemoration of World AIDS Day 2020, the U.S. government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), formally handed over nearly 19,000, 90-day doses of tenofovir-lamivudine-dolutegravir (TLD) antiretroviral (ART) medicines to support the Government of Papua New Guinea’s fight against the HIV/AIDS epidemic on Monday November 30,2020. Building on the 2020 theme of World AIDS Day, “Ending the HIV/AIDS Epidemic: Resilience and Impact”, this donation reflects the U.S. government’s strong commitment to ending the HIV/AIDS epidemic globally. U.S. Ambassador to Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, and Solomon Islands, Erin E. McKee, turned over the ART medicines, valued at 1.5 million…

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The MP for Kagua_Erave Electorate in the Southern Highlands Province Wesley Raminai has left the Vanimo Camp and joined Prime Minister James Marape’s Government. Mr Raminai was among other government MP’s who defected to the Opposition after losing confidence in the leadership of PM James Marape on the 13th November 2020.   Kagua-Erave MP Wesley Raminai (left) & PM James Marape at Government House He was sworn in as the Minister Assisting the Prime Minister on Sports and other State Matters at Government House by Governor General Sir Bob Dadae this afternoon. His swearing in was witnessed by Prime Minister Marape,…

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Divine Word University medical laboratory scientist Henao Rakatani topped her class in an external competency training for malaria microscopists in the country. Heano achieved a level one status. She was among 12 other microscopists who participated in a World Health Organization (WHO) virtual malaria competency assessment in Port Moresby from November 9-13. The virtual training was conducted by WHO consultant Lieutenant Ken Lilley, with cofacilitation by Central Public Health Laboratory (CPHL) quality assurance manager Ernest Velemu and malaria scientist Dorothy Abala. Lieutenant Lilley connected with the participants and cofacilitators in Port Moresby via video link from the Australian Defence Force…

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The Gold Coast SUNS are excited to announce the promotion of International Scholarship holder Hewago Paul Oea to the club’s Rookie List for the 2021 season. Affectionately known as Ace, the 19-year-old is a talented footballer who originates from Papua New Guinea (Gulf/Central – PNG). “Ace has displayed significant improvement since coming to the club as a 16-year-old and we’re proud to see him progress onto the club’s list,” SUNS GM – Football Operations Jon Haines said. “He is a terrific young man, with an outstanding appetite to learn and work hard.  Ace’s development is a credit to his family,…

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