West Papua freedom is “our responsibility”

“What I wish to stress is that fighting for freedom (for West Papua) is everyone’s business beginning with chiefs, church leaders, papas and mamas and young people especially since they have so much energy and power to do those things that…
Lini Day Celebration to Focus on Nationalism

By Fern Napwatt, Vanuatu Daily Post The Lini Day celebration on Thursday, February 21 will focus on the importance of nationalism, says committee Chairman, Charles Lini. The 2019 commemoration will mark 20 years when Vanuatu’s First Prime Minister, Father Walter Hadye…
Vanuatu to commemorate 19th Lini Day

By Godwin Ligo, On February 21, 1999, the first Prime Minister of the Republic of Vanuatu, Father Walter Lini, died at the Vila Central Hospital. His body was then laid to rest on his home island of North Pentecost. This year, Vanuatu…
The long walk to freedom

In 1983, Andy Ayamiseba and the rest of the Black Brothers band descended from their flight to Port Vila’s Bauer Field airport, to be greeted by the entire cabinet of the newly fledged government of Vanuatu. They were, by Melanesian…