These 22 women alongside 328 men will form Kenya’s 12th parliament.Read more
In Kavieng, having rasta, and listening to reggae music, had to be accompanied by tie-dyed pants and shirts in the traditional reggae colours of yellow, green, and red.
But there were other things that set Kavieng town apart; while at the same time, ensured it didn’t lose touch with the rest of a Papua New Guinea in the throngs of modernity.
Sales on BMX bikes sky-rocketed following the string of extreme BMX bike-riding movies of RAD, and the BMX bandits. And while this later led to an underground of stolen and re-chopped BMX bikes, it also gave us means to hang out with our friends.
One favourite night pastime was getting on our bikes, armed with small torches for regulation lights, and using the whole of Kavieng town, for a game of hide and seek.Read more
2017 “Youth Arts Program” (YAP) at Moresby Arts Theatre (MAT) will see young groups of students from 13 schools in Port Moresby act out plays they have written about social issues such as family and sexual violence, corruption, cyber-bullying, alcohol and drugs, and social inclusiveness for people with disabilities.Read more
The technology combines solar energy with recycled smartphones, where the device is joined to mini solar panels which are then attached high on the tree canopy. When there is a sound of a chainsaw somewhere in the forest within its perimeter, the phone detects it in real-time, and notifies the person in charge at the other end to take action, pointing out the location or source of the sound.Read more
With the cooperation of the United Nations Developments Programme (UNDP) locals from the three wards have extensively progressed into cash crop farming and selling their produce either in markets around the Baining area or at Kokopo Town market. This is a major boost for them.Read more
The U.S. Embassy of Papua New Guinea has announced that Deslyn Siniu is the successful recipient of the 2017-2018 Fulbright Scholarship from Papua New Guinea.Read more
Coffee growers earn only 2 to 5 per cent of the retail price of coffee in supermarkets, or about K2.40 (A1.20¢) a kilogram, and that’s unjust, says the owner of Sydney-based Village Coffee, Pana Wiya.Read more
Search engine giant Google owns the three websites most visited by Papua New Guinea web users: google.com, google.com.pg and youtube.com. Two other Google services feature in the top 25 sites visited in PNG, according to current data from web ranking service, Alexa.Read more
Pink will receive the honour at the MTV Video Music Awards show in Los Angeles on Aug. 27, where she will perform her latest single “What About Us.”Read more
David Mueller, against whom Swift delivered scathing testimony during a week-long trial in Denver, told ABC television’s “Good Morning America” that he “didn’t do what they say I did.”Read more