Category: Papua New Guinea

Officers told to serve Constitution, not Govt

By MALINDA KALE, The National PNG POLICE officers must serve the Constitution and not the Government, says Police Minister Bryan Kramer. He told the 28 cadet officers including six females to be commissioned during a parade at Bomana, Port Moresby…

THE Government is working on a policy submission to improve and modernise the police force through merit-based appointments and through an upgraded two-year diplomat police training programme. Prime Minister James Marape said during question time in Parliament that Police Minister…

The Highlands town of Tari has been in celebration mode after the election of its MP, James Marape, as Papua New Guinea’s prime minister. Mr Marape was elected by MPs yesterday as the country’s new prime minister, replacing Peter O’Neill…
PM Marape Announces Cabinet Caretakers

By Annette Kora – EMTV News, Port Moresby Following the recent swearing in of Papua New Guinea’s 8th Prime Minister, James Marape yesterday at government house; earlier this evening saw a seven-man caretaker cabinet taking their oaths of office before Governor-General,…
Marape is PM

FORMER Finance Minister James Marape was elected Papua New Guinea’s 8th prime minister in Parliament yesterday – thumping his contender, former premier Sir Mekere Morauta, by 101 votes to eight. After prayers at 10.30am, Speaker Job Pomat called the 109…

MEDIA STATEMENT KUA SUPPORTS MARAPE’S MOVE SUNDAY 14 APRIL 2019 The Shadow Attorney General and Member for Sinasina Yongomugl, Kerenga Kua welcomed the resignation of Mr James Marape from the O’Neill Cabinet, saying it is timely and we still have…
Hela and SHP still need humanitarian help: UN

The United Nations says people in Hela and Southern Highlands still need humanitarian assistance following the 7.5 magnitude earthquake in the Highlands region a year ago. UN resident coordinator Gianluca Rampolla told The National that the quake had only added…