Working for a Better PNG

From Policeman’s Son to Chief Magistrate

Papua New Guinea Chief Magistrate Mr John Numapo is firmly committed to supporting the Nation’s ‘bright young things’.

After 22 years with Magisterial Services and many more ahead of him, Mr Numapo, sees the future for PNG Law and Justice sectors in encouraging skilled Papua New Guineans to gain the qualifications that will ensure they move ahead both professionally and personally. (more…)

Defining her Destiny

Defining her Destiny

Social Work Graduate from the University of Papua New Guinea; founder of “Friends Foundation”; and the woman known nationally for her willingness to give unclaimed babies who have died from HIV/AIDS a decent burial, Ms Tessie Soi originally thought she’d become a teacher. (more…)

PNG’s New Age Woman believes in a balance

“I always wanted to be a doctor but couldn’t get over my fear of blood”, says Ms Priscilla Raepom, Editor of “New Age Woman” magazine. Fortunately for Papua New Guinea’s women, she never did get over that fear and so studied Journalism instead, because of a love of English literature from an early age. (more…)

A Mine of Knowledge

Having a positive and proactive PNG Mining Minister and a government that supports mining makes all the difference to the economic wellbeing of PNG according to returned ADS scholar Mr Anthony Smare. (more…)