PNG Loop 5@5

Loop 5@5 is a roundup of the top Loop PNG stories making news.

Program to empower youth

A local Bougainvillean NGO, Leitana Nehan Women’s Development Agency, has focused its efforts to empower youths in Bougainville to be aware of the region’s current socio-political climate and to make informed decisions on its future.

Be change agents – Youths

Two young Papua New Guineans recently attended the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Youth Forum in early February at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.

Manus infrastructure better protected from the sea

An Australian funded project to construct a sea wall on the road from Momote Airport to Lorengau has been completed.

Hekari make up bulk of national team

A 25 member squad has been named for the Oceania Football Confederation Nations Cup with the bulk of players coming from Hekari United FC.

NRL supports UNICEF appeal in wake of Fiji devastation

The NRL has donated $50,000 to the UNICEF appeal for Fiji after the worst storm ever recorded in the southern hemisphere, Cyclone Winston, tore through the region.