The 2017 Bougainville Chocolate Festival will run on this week from September 6 – 7 at the Independence Oval in Arawa. Activities include production and fermentation demonstrations, games, documentary presentation, farm tour, biggest bean competition and chocolate competition.Read more
In 2015, a film collection called documenting Papua New Guineans working for peace and justice gained international attention when itRead more
The signing of the Bougainville Peace Agreement in 2001, allowed for the establishment of the Autonomous Bougainville Government in 2005,with Joseph Kabui, elected as the first president of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville.Read more
“We do not want the past to repeat itself but it must be a reminder to us now to get a better deal for the SMLOLA members and the rest of Bougainville,” he said.Read more
Monies held by commercial banks in personal bank accounts during the shutdown period in Bougainville at the height of the civil war have been queried.
EMTV News is aware that large sum of monies were left in bank accounts when these commercial banks fled the civil war.
Christine Tonama, one of many Bougainvilleans who owned a business during the golden days of the then North Solomons, told EMTV News, this was a dead issue never raised, and she was happy when this media queried the issue.Read more
Moves to re-open the Panguna copper mine on Bougainville are gathering momentum. Funding the re-opening is a key concern, however, says Bougainville President, John Momis. Could one of the global mining majors get involved?Read more
Konaka and Burain are among the five women who raised their hands to contest this year’s national general elections.Read more
Independent and lone woman candidate Rachel Opeti Konaka is currently in the top three of the counting results for the North Bougainville open seat.
fter count 30 today (Thursday July 12, 2017), Konaka is trailing in the second spot with total votes of 1348.
Counting for the Central Bougainville Opens seat has resumed at 6pm this evening. Returning Officer, Denise Palipal told EMTV NewsRead more
And they will be included in the counting. This is because ballot boxes were not tampered and locked safely in the Tinputz police station.Read more