News Guinea: Guinea-Bissau blocks payments in 'ghost salary' crackdown
Authorities in Guinea-Bissau have blocked the September salary payments of nearly a third of the country's 13,000 civil servants whom they suspect are ghost workers. "After a check made by a team in my department, we found that 4,000 bogus workers, who do ...
News Guinea: Smartphones can transform Papua New Guinea's economy, says futurist Mark Pesce - EMTV Online
EMTV OnlineSmartphones can transform Papua New Guinea's economy, says futurist Mark PesceEMTV OnlineSmartphone technology can transform the economy, futurist Mark Pesce told the Business Advantage Papua New Guinea Investment Conference in Sydney earlier this month. He painted a long-term picture in which digital technology will allow the country to ...
News Guinea: Papua New Guinea Hunters win Queensland Cup Grand Final in last minute
The PNG Hunters have scored in the final minute to win their first Queensland Cup in a thrilling finish at Suncorp Stadium against the Sunshine Coast Falcons. Trailing 10-6, Hunters’ five-eighth, captain and man-of-the-match Ase Boas put through a ...
News Guinea: O'Neill condemns Sir Mekere's statements - Loop PNG
Loop PNGO'Neill condemns Sir Mekere's statementsLoop PNG“Terminating the collar arrangement has resulted in a recovery of the remaining prepaid interest on the loan. “The balance from this deal will likely be a 100 million Kina gain for Papua New Guinea. “This is nothing like the shady deal by Sir Mekere's ...and more »
News Guinea: Papua New Guinea's insatiable passion for rugby league
Speak to anyone that's played rugby league in Papua New Guinea, and they will all furnish you with unbelievable stories of the insatiable passion the locals possess for their national sport. It is a developing and diverse country with more than 800 ...
News Guinea: Papua New Guinea rejoices as PNG Hunters win the Queensland Cup - Stuff.co.nz
Stuff.co.nzPapua New Guinea rejoices as PNG Hunters win the Queensland CupStuff.co.nzPapua New Guinea is the only country where rugby league is the national sport and some media outlets were predicting Monday would be an unofficial public holiday with a ticker tape parade when the all-conquering team returns home to Port Moresby.and more »
News Guinea: Guinea-Bissau reaps reward as world goes nuts for cashews
Sustained global demand for cashews has helped Guinea-Bissau's farmers rake in record prices, but the industry wants a crack at more revenue by processing the wonder nut at home. Demand for cashews has risen 31 percent globally over the last decade ...
News Guinea: RLWC2017 Congratulates PNG Hunters on Q-Cup Grand Final Win - Papua New Guinea Today
Papua New Guinea TodayRLWC2017 Congratulates PNG Hunters on Q-Cup Grand Final WinPapua New Guinea TodayThe Hunters, who are expected to provide the nucleus of Papua New Guinea's World Cup squad, overcame an early 10-0 deficit and the loss of halfback Watson Boas to snatch a late 12-10 victory over Sunshine Coast Falcons. The win, which was achieved ...and more »
News Guinea: How a teacher in Guinea made a dam to power up his entire village
At first, people in the village thought I was crazy when I explained that I wanted to build a hydroelectric dam. But I was sure that I could find a solution to create power in Bolodou. I grew up here and my family lives here. I’ve always found it ...
News Guinea: First asylum seekers leave Manus Island - Sky News Australia
Sky News AustraliaFirst asylum seekers leave Manus IslandSky News AustraliaUp to 1250 refugees in Papua New Guinea and Nauru will be taken to America in return for Australia accepting asylum seekers from Central America. More than 1600 refugees have expressed interest in US resettlement. Mr Rintoul said the departure of the ...and more »
News Guinea: Equatorial Guinea: Political Cartoonist Arrested
(Washington, DC) – Equatorial Guinean authorities arrested a political cartoonist and activist on September 16, 2017, Human Rights Watch and EG Justice said today. He has been held in detention since then and authorities may be preparing to file criminal ...
News Guinea: Europe is training military forces in weak states – and that's seriously risky - The Conversation UK
The Conversation UKEurope is training military forces in weak states – and that's seriously riskyThe Conversation UKWithin hours of the death of Guinea's president in 2008, four officers trained by the German military launched a coup d'état. Led by Captain Moussa Dadis Camara, who proudly wore the red beret and insignia of a German paratrooper, the plotters ...
News Guinea: Fend off ticks (and your neighbors) with guinea fowl
I consider myself a country girl. I grew up in the woods. I took for granted that you could see the stars, hear the hoot of the owl and bobcats calling in the night. The noise of the neighbor’s tractor was only a distant hum. I grew up walking through ...
News Guinea: IBS announces entrant - POST-COURIER
POST-COURIERIBS announces entrantPOST-COURIERMISS Pacific Islands Pageant Papua New Guinea (MPIP PNG) has announced its second contestant, Miss Institute of Business Studies (IBS) Rosemary Pawih, last week. Miss Pawih, 21, from Manus Province, is a student at IBS University (IBSU) and was ...
News Guinea: Magnitude-5.1Earthquake Hits Off Coast of Papua New Guinea
A moderate, magnitude-5.1 earthquake struck near Papua New Guinea—just hours after a magnitude quake hit close by in Indonesia. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said the quake struck at around 1:47 p.m. ET on Thursday about 137 miles from Bougainville ...
News Guinea: Guinea-Bissau reaps reward as world goes nuts for cashews - The Manila Times
Guinea-Bissau reaps reward as world goes nuts for cashewsThe Manila TimesBISSAU, Guinea-Bissau: Sustained global demand for cashews has helped Guinea-Bissau's farmers rake in record prices, but the industry wants a crack at more revenue by processing the wonder nut at home. Demand for cashews has risen 31 percent ...and more »
News Guinea: Hyperdynamics to Seek Two-Year Appraisal Period for Offshore Guinea Program
HOUSTON, Sept. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyperdynamics Corporation (otcqx:HDYN) ("Hyperdynamics" or the "Company"), today announced that it has notified the government of the Republic of Guinea that it will be seeking a two-year appraisal period under its ...
News Guinea: Country celebrates Hunters victory - POST-COURIER
POST-COURIERCountry celebrates Hunters victoryPOST-COURIERIt was a night of joyous celebrations as PNG Hunters clinched their first ever rugby league trophy in Brisbane, Australia, yesterday. But the Hunters kept the Papua New Guinea supporters in suspense as they trailed for most of the game until the dying ...and more »
News Guinea: Guinea rioters burn down police buildings in mining town, 17 wounded
CONAKRY, Sept 21 (Reuters) - Hundreds of rioters in the Guinean bauxite mining town of Boke burned down a police and a gendarmerie building on Thursday and clashed with security forces wielding batons, leaving 17 people injured, the local Red Cross said.
News Guinea: Polye commends govt on share sales - POST-COURIER
POST-COURIERPolye commends govt on share salesPOST-COURIER“As a citizen and national leader of Papua New Guinea, I feel it is appropriate for me to comment on the recent report regarding the PNG Government's intention to sell the State's stake in Oil Search”, said Polye. “The 1.3 billion UBS loan taken in ...and more »