Loop 5@5

Loop 5@5 is a roundup of top Loop PNG stories.

Aki gets 12 years for wife’s murder


The former chairman of NCD Suburban Rugby League competition, Billy Aki, has been sentenced to 12 years in prison by the Waigani National Court.

Obura-Wonenara petition dismissed


An election petition disputing the re-election of Mehrra Minne Kipefa as Obura-Wonenara’s MP has been dismissed by the National court because it was not competent to go for trial.

Uncontrolled population breeds poverty


High mortality rate is one daunting challenge PNG is yet to overcome, with research showing 5 mothers in PNG dying every day during the process of birthing.

Hunters’ line-up maintained despite loss


The SP Hunters’ starting line-up for this weekend’s Intrust Super Cup Round 18 clash against Northern Pride remains unchanged.

O’Neill extends APEC invitation to Fiji


Prime Minister Peter O’Neill has extended an invitation to Fijian Prime Minister, Frank Bainimarama, to attend the APEC Summit in November.