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Civil Society denounces World Bank's conference on land & poverty

They may think that they have the perfect solutions to con us and take/use our customarily owned land but we will not remain fools. Whose interest is the World Bank serving ? becuase we now know from past experiences that they defiantly don't have our (grassroot people) interest at hand. We dont want your money making ventures and your banks so you can keep your suits and your policies and we'll keep and manage our land!

Ioro people fed up with contentious mining debate on Bougainville


Source: Bougainville Special Correspondent via PNG Minewatch

The Ioro constituency covers the entire Panguna area and has its administrative borders at Kieta, Bana and Torokina. On a recent occasion a few weeks ago, chiefs, clan leaders, and other respected leaders and public servants in Ioro convened in a rare event to look at potential leaders who will represent them.

Tropical Gem get more insight on development of PNG

Tropical Gems leaders get informed on the development timeline of Papua New Guinea. Information is Knowledge and knowledge = Power!

The ACTNOW! PNG group through its community campaigns is running a 'story session' with the local Tropical Gem group in Madang Province which has kicked off on a great note. Sharing information about PNG's Development History and the development that many of us (Papua New Guinean's) have enlightend as unfair and a struggle for land owners on our own soil.

Firm defends settlers

No free gift is ever free!.....I wonder why the Paraka lawyers have ventured into a pro-bono on land this in some way a good deed trying to blanket the theft of peoples money in the Paraka saga? Hmmmm....

Picture: Paul Paraka adressing a crowd at Six Mile market

Source: Post Courier