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Papua New Guinea Independence Anniversary 2017 – Kensington/Sydney Part 1


Fenua – Zadock ( Emae Island/Shephard Islands (Shefa) Vanuatu.

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In Vanuatu… What’s Possible?

World Bank Published on Jul 29, 2016 We hit the streets of Vanuatu’s capital Port Vila to ask some of the country’s future leaders for their ideas on what’s possible for the island nation’s future. This is part of a World Bank report series, Pacific Possible, focusing on the challenges and opportunities for the Pacific […]


Melanesian leaders condemn UN for turning ‘a deaf ear’ to West Papua atrocities

Solomon Islands and Vanuatu leaders want investigation into alleged abuses and support for independence campaign  Vanuatu’s prime minister, Charlot Salwai, says the people of West Papua must be allowed the right to self-determination. Photograph: Eduardo Munoz/Reuters Ben Doherty @bendohertycorro Sunday 24 September 2017 12.12 AESTLast modified on Sunday 24 September 2017 12.13 AEST Melanesian leaders have accused […]


Hao nao Tagaro i mekem Ambae – the kastom story of how Ambae was made

Posted: September 30, 2017 | Author: Vanuatu Digest | Filed under: The Daily Digest | Tags: Ambae, kastom,Vanuatu | This is a segment of a long story that explains the formation of Ambae told by Vanuatu Cultural Centre fieldworker James Ngwero, from the Ndui Ndui area of West Ambae. Tagaro is the deity traditionally considered to be responsible for creating the island of Ambae. The story is […]


Banned West Papua independence petition handed to UN

Exclusive: Document outlawed by Indonesia was ‘smuggled from one end of Papua to the other’ and signed by 70% of the population  Independence campaigners have been jailed and allegedly tortured in Papua for opposing the rule of Indonesia Photograph: freewestpapua.org  Ben Doherty and Kate Lambin Jakarta Wednesday 27 September 2017 15.00 AESTLast modified on Wednesday 27 September 2017 15.01 AEST […]


West Papuan People’s Petition signed by over 1.8 million people, delivered to the UN

SEPTEMBER 27, 2017 Yesterday 26th August at 17:00 New York Time, the West Papuan People’s Petition, together with the Global Petition for West Papua was handed into the United Nations Decolonisation Committee by Benny Wenda, the Spokesperson for the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP). This incredible petition was signed by 1,804,421 people and an estimated 70.88% […]


Ambae volcano: Vanuatu Government declares State of Emergency- Vanuatu

Fyi. Ambae volcano: Vanuatu Government declares State of Emergency Posted: September 25, 2017 | Author: bobmakin | Filed under: The Daily Digest | Tags: Vanuatu, volcano |Leave a comment The Vanuatu Government’s Council of Ministers has declared a State of Emergency on Ambae island, allowing public funds to be released for the emergency response to the eruption of Manaro Voui volcano. A new cinder cone and magma lake has formed […]


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70% of Ambae’s population forced to evacuate following volcanic eruption

Hi everyone, Sad news. Please pray for the people of Ambae ( Aoba ) vanuatu. My thoughts are with you all.I do have a large family on Ambae Island/ blood relations ,on my Mother’s side The Tenene Family. Regards- Phil. 70% of Ambae’s population forced to evacuate following volcanic eruption by bobmakin Photo taken on Ambae yesterday […]