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Sitting at the collision point of several tectonic plates, Papua New Guinea is ranked the 10th most disaster-prone country in the world and is regularly rattled by earthquakes. But as the developing nation undergoes a rapid period of urbanisation, there are fears buildings are not being constructed to a ...
Communities in the remote highlands of Papua New Guinea are reeling from three huge earthquakes that struck within days, triggering massive landslides and wiping out entire villages. Some 274,000 people need immediate help, including 55,000 children under five who are particularly vulnerable to ...

The fate of some major projects will be critical for the future of the Papua New Guinea economy over the next decade. In the second of a two-part series, Andrew Wilkins discusses the implications. Several major projects are being watched keenly because they look likely to provide new impetus to Papua ...
Conakry, Guinea | AFP | Thousands of people demonstrated in central Conakry on Monday while in several other districts of the Guinean capital youths erected roadblocks and set fire to tyres, in the latest wave of unrest after disputed local elections. The country's main opposition, the Union of Democratic ...
Relief supplies are starting to be distributed in earthquake affected areas of Papua New Guinea , with water, food, shelter, medicine and the provision of health services identified as the priority needs. "We are working closely with the Papua New Guinea government to coordinate the earthquake response to ...
INDIANAPOLIS -- Health officials are investigating a multi-state outbreak of Salmonella that may be connected to pet guinea pigs. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the investigation began after its laboratory identified three separate Salmonella Enteritidis infections with genetic ...

A continuing investigation by the CDC, several states and the US Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has found evidence that contact with pet guinea pigs is the likely source of the salmonella outbreak. The illnesses started between July 17, 2015, and December 15.
Four of the 7 people interviewed reported contact with a guinea pig or its habitat in the week before getting sick. The specific Salmonella outbreak strain was identified in a sample collected from one infected person's pet guinea pig in Vermont. Genome sequencing showed the Salmonella bacteria isolated ...
"Ramon's release from prison is a testament of the power of collective work of hundreds of artists, concerned citizens, and NGOs," said Tutu Alicante, director of EG Justice, which promotes human rights in Equatorial Guinea. "But we must not forget that dozens of government opponents who are not as ...
Libreville - A cartoonist who was held in custody for more than five months in Equatorial Guinea was released on Wednesday, an NGO said. Ramon Esono Ebale, who works under the pseudonym "Ham and Cheese", was arrested for works "that regularly criticise the government of Equatorial Guinea", the ...
Villagers receive aid in Papua New Guinea. Photograph: HANDOUT/Reuters. Homes rebuilt since the quake on 26 February have been wrecked again by aftershocks and the continued tremors have made villagers too scared to collect food from the bush, or try and rebuild their crops and food gardens, ...
(Conakry | News 24 | ) - Thousands of women, clad in white, marched in the Guinean capital of Conakry on Wednesday in protest at a violent crackdown on political demonstrations following elections last month. Around 5 000 women, dressed in the local colour of mourning, took part in the three-kilometre ...
Conakry - Thousands of women, clad in white, marched in the Guinean capital of Conakry on Wednesday in protest at a violent crackdown on political demonstrations following elections last month. Around 5 000 women, dressed in the local colour of mourning, took part in the three-kilometre march, ...
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Tuesday issued an icky warning about pet guinea pigs: they may be spreading salmonella. The CDC has identified nine people who became sick due to a strain of salmonella bacteria that can likely be traced back to contact with pet guinea pigs, ...
The Marine Police Unit of the Ghana Police Service on Monday intercepted 51 people suspected of being trafficked from Ghana to Guinea-Conakry. ... the trafficking ring, who were coming from Ada in the Greater Accra Region, were on board an artisanal fishing boat heading to Guinea-Conakry when they ...
More than 100 people were killed in a magnitude 7.5 earthquake that struck on Feb. 26, said Uvenama Rova, secretary general of the Papua New Guinea Red Cross. That quake and subsequent aftershocks were centered in the country's remote Highlands Region, and a complete picture of the scope of the ...
But increasingly, families are looking for small companion animals to adopt, and local shelters often house a variety of hamsters, guinea pigs, birds, turtles and more. In honor of Adopt a guinea Pig Month, we'd like to sing some cavy (from the Latin word for guinea pig, cavia porcellus) praises here at Marin ...

Alicante says now that the charges against Ebale have been dropped, it shows that even in Equatorial Guinea, pressure from human rights groups, the international community, artists and activists can have an affect. "We are relieved to see that at least in this case some sense of justice can be claimed here ...
MELBOURNE/WELLINGTON - Aid workers struggled to reach remote areas of Papua New Guinea's rugged highlands on Tuesday as aftershocks rattled the region, more than a week after a powerful 7.5 magnitude earthquake killed dozens of people. Two aftershocks above magnitude 5 hit the ...
US energy giant ExxonMobil announced that it would take about eight weeks to restore production at the Papua New Guinea liquefied natural gas project (LNG), which was damaged in the quake. "We have assembled a team of technical experts from ExxonMobil's global workforce to help the local team ...
Moderate earthquake - New Guinea, Papua New Guinea - March 3, 2018. Created March 3, 2018 Last update March 3, 2018 16:52 By Armand Vervaeck. -. Most important Earthquake Data: Magnitude : 4.9. Local Time (conversion only below land) : 2018-03-04 02:29:15. GMT/UTC Time : 2018-03-03 16:29:15.
SYDNEY - Almost a week after a deadly quake struck the rugged Papua New Guinea highlands, nearly 150,000 people remain in urgent need of emergency supplies as damaged roads and landslides have hampered the delivery of aid to isolated communities, agencies have said. The quake destroyed or ...
Former Harambee stars head coach, Paul Put, has been named as the new coach of Guinea. The Guinea Football Association made the announcement in a news conference in Conakry on Friday evening. The 61-year-old Belgian replaces Kanfory Sylla who was sacked following the failure of Guinea's ...
PREVIEW: The ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018 kicks off with the fixture between the United Arab Emirates, a team with quite a few players who were part of the teams' ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 campaign, and Papua New Guinea, all natural ability and enthusiasm, hoping to make the cut for the ...
Papua New Guinea's year of chairmanship of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) group began in earnest last week, with the arrival in Port Moresby of hundreds of jet-lagged Apec officials and business representatives (me included) for the first cluster of senior official meetings. Management of ...
The Guinea Football Federation has a task to qualify the Syli National for the 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon. Guinea currently top Group H which includes Central African Republic, Cote d'Ivoire and Rwanda. A former coach of Gambia and Burkina Faso, Put's first game in charge will be ...
Firefighters have responded to four separate brush fires Friday evening in the Guinea area of Gloucester County. Photo courtesy of Joe Stojanov . GLOUCESTER, Va. (WAVY) -- Firefighters have responded to four separate brush fires Friday evening in the Guinea area of Gloucester County. Abingdon ...
Can you give these GORGEOUS guinea pigs a loving home? A guinea Pig charity are inundated with unwanted pets. Share. By. Philip CullinaneReporter. 05:00, 2 MAR 2018; Updated 12:25, 2 MAR 2018. News. Enter your postcode to see news and information near you Community updates, Crime Statistics, Local News ...
Days after a 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck the interior of Papua New Guinea, the death toll is continuing to rise as rescue workers strive to reach isolated communities despite blocked and damaged roads. At Least 14 Dead In Papua New Guinea After Strong Quake Sets Off Mudslides ...
Bauxite shipments out of the West African nation of Guinea have reportedly been disrupted by political protests. Opposition supporters are said to have held protests and erected barricades in the mining towns of Boke and Kamsar, reports Reuters.
The opposition Union of Democratic Forces of Guinea (UFDG) has been staging protests in the capital, Conakry, since losing February 4 local elections it says were rigged. The demonstrations have met with a crackdown that according to an opposition toll have left around a dozen dead. A 25-year-old man ...
Thousands of people demonstrated in Conakry Guinea's capital on Monday in new wave of unrests in the country following disputed local elections. The demonstrators are ... President Alpha Conde. Protests in Guinea got renewed after elections on February 4, the country's first at a local level since 2005.
Guinea pressured to meet demands of striking teachers. Union leaders want the government to increase teachers' salaries, as well as cut food and fuel prices. 13 Mar 2018 14:22 GMT. A strike by teachers in Guinea, which has closed schools for more than a month, has provoked a mass protest by angry parents.
A senior police source in Guinea has said two people were on Wednesday shot dead during riots in the Guinean capital as authorities clashed with anti-government protesters. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. The circumstances of the two civilian deaths were not yet clear, but they occurred in the ...
CONAKRY - Two people were shot dead on Wednesday during riots in the capital of Guinea as authorities clashed with anti-government protesters, a senior police source said. The circumstances of the two civilian deaths were not yet clear, but they occurred in the Wanindara suburb of Conakry where ...
Conakry - Guinea's powerful teachers' union called off a month-long strike on Wednesday after reaching an agreement with the government on pay. The strikes have paralysed the country's education system and fractured relations between teachers, parents and the state, while President Alpha Conde has ...
Thousands have turned out for demonstrations in Conakry, Guinea's capital, and other major cities, and security forces have responded with tear gas and tanks. Violence has broken out at several rallies, and several journalists and news media outlets have been attacked. The 11 victims include a police ...
Equatorial Guinea broadcaster extends reach via satellite Under the agreement announced by SES/MX1, TVGE International will use satellite capacity to broadcast its 24/7 channel across Africa, Europe and The Americas. In addition, SES's wholly-owned subsidiary MX1 will provide video-on-demand ...
The announcement came at a joint news conference following a meeting between Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn and Equatorial Guinea's President Teodoro Obiang in capital Addis Ababa. Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said the two leaders discussed bilateral relations in the spheres of ...
To encourage more artistic representations of the history and culture of Guinea, for the first time, the GHA will have two categories in the 2018 poster contest: Fine Art and Photography. The Fine arts contest will include 2-D paintings and drawings, and the photography contest will include unaltered, altered, ...
All material and equipment were mobilized from Danos' Amelia Integrated Services Complex, where it was transported first to Houston and then to the Port of Bata in Equatorial Guinea. Project controls, coordination and overall management was executed from the company's headquarters in Gray.
Conakry - President Alpha Conde's ruling party won a significant majority in Guinea's first local elections since 2005, near-complete results showed on Wednesday, although the main opposition party took the capital, Conakry. The election held on February 4 was the first of its kind since the end of military ...
Equatorial Guinea has pledged to continue working with the new administration in Zimbabwe and take the bilateral ties to new heights. This emerged after visiting Equatorial Guinea special envoy Mr Gabriel Lima Obiang delivered a special message to President Mnangagwa at his Munhumutapa offices in ...
The Hague - Equatorial Guinea on Tuesday angrily denounced the conviction of its vice president for corruption by a French court as a "flagrant violation" of international law, and insisted on its "total independence." On the second of four days of hearings before the UN's top court in The Hague, Malabo ...
Equatorial Guinea has gone to the United Nations' highest court to challenge a conviction in France against its vice-president for embezzling public money from the oil-rich but impoverished west African country - on the grounds that he has diplomatic immunity. The extraordinary dispute over the status of ...
Bogger Sally Bilaly Sow exposes issues that the traditional media don't cover in his homeland, Guinea. The 25-year-old has also launched the "Villageois 2.0" project - a blog which not only provides Guinea's youth with an online space to discuss their views, but also demands transparency from state ...
Conakry - A policeman died from a head wound on Monday sustained as people protested over delayed local election results in Guinea and teachers went on strike over pay, a police spokesman said. Thousands of young people have been demonstrating in the Guinean capital, Conakry, over the failure to ...
The Hague - France accused Equatorial Guinea on Monday of wanting to "paralyse" French criminal procedure in a top-level corruption probe, as it urged judges to throw out a case against it before the UN's top court. Malabo has dragged Paris before the International Court Of Justice in a bitter diplomatic ...
Total, on behalf of partners ExxonMobil and Oil Search, controls the undeveloped Elk-Antelope gas fields project in Papua New Guinea's southern gulf Province, which will fuel the country's export expansion. It is expected that Elk-Antelope, instead of being a standalone export facility, will be integrated with ...


 

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