Political Players in Papua New Guinea

Peter O’Neill:  The prime minister was re-elected to his post by an overwhelming majority in the Parliament following the triumph of his PNC at a general election held in July.  Crucially, the prime minister secured the backing of his predecessor, Michael Somare, who had challenged the legality Read Entire Entry


Insecurity Could Derail Transition The 200-member GNC, an interim legislative body that convened following elections in July 2012, formally took the reins of government from the Transitional National Council in August. Mohammed al-Magariaf was elected president of the GNC, and will serve as head of Read Entire Entry