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Posted on 26 August 2018 | 5:42 pm
Papua New Guinea villagers forced to flee
ABC NewsPapua New Guinea villagers forced to flee after volcano eruptsABC NewsA team from Papua New Guinea's National Disaster Centre will visit Manam Island to inspect the damage from a volcanic eruption that forced at least 2,000 villagers to flee to the mainland. Key points: It was an unusually large eruption for Manam Island ...Papua New Guinea volcano: 'Unusual' Ring of Fire ERUPTION 'blocks the sun' amid mass panicExpress.co.ukPapua New Guinea volcano erupts, sending villagers fleeingThe IndependentPapua New Guinea volcano erupts forcing villagers to fleeReliefWebYahoo News UKall 19 news articles »
Posted on 25 August 2018 | 10:09 pm
Why some men in Papua New Guinea cut their
BBC NewsWhy some men in Papua New Guinea cut their skin to resemble crocodilesBBC NewsIn Papua New Guinea, on the eastern half of the world's second-biggest island, 80% of people live in rural villages - and many in the most remote and isolated regions have little contact with the outside world at all. Here, as Mark Stratton found ...
Posted on 25 August 2018 | 6:49 pm
Papua New Guinea's Manam Island volcano
NewshubPapua New Guinea's Manam Island volcano eruptsNewshubAn island volcano has erupted on the north coast of Papua New Guinea, forcing 2000 villagers to flee from lava flows, the National Disaster Centre says. Manam Island, just 10km wide, is one of the Pacific nation's most active volcanoes and is home to ...and more »
Posted on 25 August 2018 | 11:21 am
Interview With Guinea Bissau's UN
ForbesInterview With Guinea Bissau's UN Representative - Fernando Delfim Da SilvaForbesThe reason I went to Guinea Bissau was that it isn't a tourist destination. Such places appeal the adventurous and curious traveler. The main government building's Chinese design is evident by the white faux ivory art on the walls, the red staircase ...
Posted on 25 August 2018 | 6:31 am
Guinea-Bissau urged to resume dialogue and
Competing political parties in Guinea-Bissau have been urged by the UN's top envoy to the country to resume dialogue to end the power struggle threatening to further undermine stability in the West African nation. Guinea Bissau President Jose Mario Vaz ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 6:37 am
Guinea ex-coup leader won't run in election
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso – The lawyer of Guinea's former coup leader says the ex-strongman will not be able to take part in next month's presidential election after he was barred from returning to the country. Moussa "Dadis" Camara tried to fly back to ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 5:56 am
Guinea-Bissau army will stay out of
United Nations (United States) (AFP) - Guinea-Bissau's army has pledged to stay out of a political struggle in the coup-prone west African country, a UN envoy said Friday. Miguel Trovoada told the Security Council that he had received the assurances from ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 5:23 am
Guinea 'blocking ex-junta leader Dadis
Guinea's exiled former junta leader Moussa Dadis Camara has told the BBC Guinean authorities are blocking him from returning home. His attempt to return via Ivory Coast this week failed when his flight was refused permission to land in Abidjan. On Thursday ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 2:47 am
U.N. urges political dialogue in Guinea
UNITED NATIONS, Aug 28 (Reuters) - The United Nations on Friday urged political groups in Guinea Bissau to resume dialogue in the interest of ending an escalating power struggle that threatens to further undermine stability in the impoverished West African ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 2:38 am