Author: Rolland BANABA

Investigation undertaken into the misappropriation and stealing of K268 Million belonging to Community Mine Continuation Agreement Communities in Western  Province by Special Police Forensic Criminal Investigation Team which is headed by  Commissioner of Police David Manning made two more arrests early this week.  About a fortnight ago, Managing Partner of Young & Williams Lawyers Mr. Gregory James Sheppard was arrested and charged with two (2) counts of false pretense and another 2 counts of conspiracy after his law firm was paid K52 Million from the WPPD CMCA Trust Funds as legal fees. Two directors of Ok Tedi Fly River Development…

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The Media Council of PNG is partnering with ExxonMobil PNG to facilitate a Social Media Training over Zoom video conferencing. This is an initiative by ExxonMobil PNG, the operator of the PNG LNG Project, to open up its access to social media training expertise, to the members of the MCPNG, with a specific focus on mainstream media news online teams. Social Media has become the ‘go to’ place for news and current issues, and its scope and use by mainstream newsrooms has expanded to include advocacy, crowd-sourcing of information, and identifying audiences, listener and readership. It is encouraging to see…

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News just in! The National Court this afternoon has ordered for the removal of David Manning as Police Commissioner and declared his appointment UNLAWFUL. This decision was based on the facts that Mr Manning does not qualify for the position as he does not have a tertiary qualification. The order will take effect within 7 days from today. Listen to the LegendFM news, NauFM news and YumiFM news or follow our news website pnghausbung.com for more on this story. Picture courtesy: David Dotaona

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Farewell to a great leader in the brief history of PNG; Many who were familiar with his work and history in politics, described the late Sir Mekere Morauta as a reformist whose intelligence in the work he did will be missed. We spoke to some very close supporters and followers who admired Sir Mek’s leadership and contribution during his active political career. Public Vox of tributes to late Sir Mekere

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A crowd has gathered this afternoon at the Jacksons International Airport in Port Moresby today to witness the arrival of the late former Prime Minister and Member for Moresby North West, late Sir Mekere Morauta. At this time, the plane has touched down and the funeral procession and family of late Sir Mekere are being received at the VIP carpark by the Prime Minister James Marape and his Parliamentary Members.

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The Supreme Court today unanimously declared the 2021 budget unconstitutional, invalid and therefore ineffective. The court was in favor of applicant Peter O’Neill’s application to declare the November 17th recall of parliament and other business. Thus have ordered Parliament to reconvene on Monday 14th December to continue the November sitting. Details on the Legend FM/ Yumi FM and Nau FM News at 12pm and 1pm today. For more on this story, log onto our website pnghausbung.com and follow our Facebook page.

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The Supreme Court today begun its hearing of evidences from parties involved in the application filed by Peter O’Neill on the validity of the November 17 parliament sitting. A five-men Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice Sir Gibbs Salika today accepted the evidences produced in the high court and agreed to proceed to hear the substantive matter as it closed submissions on evidence. A late submission by the Attorney Generals lawyer Nemo Yalo to include the legality of the November 13 parliament sitting as well was refused by the 5-men bench after Mr Yalo asked the court to deal…

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