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Special Task Force to implement SABL recommendations

Any action by the government to address the SABL land grab and illegal logging is very welcome - but landowners have been waiting two years, not six months as the Chief Secretary claims...

By Jack Lapauve Jr – EM TV, Port Moresby

The inquiry into the Special Agriculture Business Leases (SABL) has been taken over by an Independent Task Force Team.

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My home, My land

This is a beautiful piece illustrating two-folds of Africa that the world percieves, a continent teeming with life and overflowing with resource - rich, fertile land, and a continent ravaged by disease, poverty, war and corruption. These similar sentiments are a farmiliar sentiment many in the world share about Papua New Guinea. You be the judge, who is suffering, are we really being manufactured to become rich or manufactured for the rich?

Source: Oakland Institute

The pdf version can be read below:

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Which way Big man? – Are we passing the buck?

Photo credit: Greenpeace

Today’s PNGFM Maus Wara Show - SABL

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Leaders use their disgust of misuse of funds and corruption to empower change in their communities

More than eighty members from the local group Tropical Gem in Madang attended a ‘story session’ capacitating the depth of Papua New Guinea’s (PNG) Development History Model dating back 50, 000 years ago.

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Landowners call for transparency and fairness after SABL experience

Turubu villagers attending a landowner forum conducted last Friday. Photo by Jimmy Kalebe

By JIMMY KALEBE

Majority of the landowners along the Turubu East Coast in Wewak last week Friday declared to support developments that satisfy all requirements of establishment.

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Judge slams Lands department corruption and calls for police action

Judge puts the law into practise and corrects corruption doers especially in the Lands Department and is adament that the police look into cases of corrupt land deals. It's about 'bloody' time! RUN the talk, we've been walking far too long!

Photo: Judge Ambeng Kandakasi. Photo courtesy of PNGLoop

Source: PNG Exposed

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TIPNG and CACC demand PM action on SABL land grab

Source: PNG Exposed

Transparency International and the Community Coalition Against Corruption have written to the Prime Minister demanding he follow through with his promises and cancel the illegal SABL leasesTransparency International and the Community Coalition Against Corruption have written to the Prime Minister demanding he follow through with his promises and cancel the illegal SABL leases.

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Aid monitor slams Australia's efforts to combat corruption in PNG

Source: ABC Radio Australia

Australia is under fire again for failing to provide more assistance in the fight against corruption in Papua New Guinea.

Listen to the audio: Aid monitor slams Australia's efforts to combat corruption in PNG (Credit: ABC) 

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