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
At least 156,100 eligible voters in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville were expected to have cast their votes in this year’s National General Elections.Read more
Timiyaso issued the warning after service providers in Suir of North Bougainville protested over unpaid dues for the 2012 National Elections and the 2015 ABG Elections.Read more
The Bougainville Senior Leader’s Training Program is conducted under the New South Wales Twinning Program, funded by DFAT, which the President, Vice President and cabinet ministers are trained under this program.Read more
Acting Election Manager, Desmond Timiyaso told EMTV News the spare ballot papers arrived in the region on Saturday and they will return to polls again starting Monday 3rd of July, to capture eligible voters who missed out when supplementary rolls were not used.Read more
North-sub Commander of the Bougainville Police Service, Kingsley Lua told EMTV News in Buka that although these are rumors, police will act upon any given information to ensure a safe, free and fair election.Read more