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Bring Australian police to help fight crime, says Ipatas

22nd May 2018

May 22, 2018 | The National Newspaper | By LYPENSON SOWENI ENGA Governor Sir Peter Ipatas has called on the government to revisit the Australian Federal Police programme (AFP) because of continuing law and order issues in the country. “What we need now is external assistance. As a country we must humble ourselves and say […]

Sir Peter – Stop tribal fights, embrace coffee

15th March 2018

March 15, 2018 | The National | ENGA GOVERNOR Sir Peter Ipatas has urged his people to stop tribal fighting and embrace coffee improvement work to sustain their livelihood. “We must embrace this gesture in the form of coffee funding rehabilitation and stop tribal fights so more orsimilar assistance can come into the province.” Sir Peter […]

Tongamp praises new association

15th January 2018

January 15, 2018 | The National | By TONY PALME JIWAKA Governor Dr William Tongamp has praised people from Bune community of Berepka tribe in South Waghi for forming a new association to change the way they live. After launching the Empowering Bune Community For Change association on Saturday at Malbanga village, Tongamp told […]

Tongamp uses provincial funds to help teachers

4th January 2018

January 4, 2018 | The National | TEACHERS in Jiwaka finally received their leave fares on Tuesday and yesterday after the provincial government intervened. Governor Dr William Tongamp gave directions for the use of provincial service improvement programme funds to pay teachers’ leave fares. Provincial education adviser and deputy chairman of the provincial education […]

Ipatas wants provinces to run own affairs

27th November 2017

November 29, 2017 | The National | Enga Governor Sir Peter Ipatas, wants the National Government to allow the provinces to run their own affairs. He urged Parliament last week to allow provincial governments to play an active role in the province’s decision-making process. Sir Peter made this statement after the Department of Environment […]

Medical, education services top Ipatas’ agenda

15th November 2017

November 15, 2017 | The National | ENGA Governor Sir Peter Ipatas says his ultimate development agenda is to have the best medical and education services in the province. He wants to see a university established in Enga. Sir Peter reminded the people to appreciate that Enga is last in the country in terms […]

Tongamp hailed for supporting women

15th November 2017

November 15, 2017 | The National | By TONY PALME JIWAKA Governor Dr William Tongamp has been commended for his support to women in the province. Provincial administrator Michael Wandil said this was evident in Tongamp building three resource centres for women in the three electorates of Jiwaka. The resource centre in Jimi is […]

Sir Peter: God at work in Enga

27th October 2017

October 27, 2017 | The National | By TONY PALME ENGA Governor Sir Peter Ipatas says the many changes and developments in the province are through divine intervention. Sir Peter urged Engans to acknowledge God for his blessings instead of fighting each other. “You know what kind of people you are. Sometimes, the changes […]

Sir Peter urges people to stop fighting in Enga

15th August 2017

August 15, 2017 | The National | ENGA Governor Sir Peter Ipatas has urged the people to stop fighting and take up their grievances to relevant authorities. He was commenting on a fight in Wabag between the Teremanda and Amala villages believed to have claimed more than 20 lives. Enga police commander George Kakas […]

Tongamp thanks PM for his loyalty to Jiwaka people

14th August 2017

August 14, 2017 | The National | JIWAKA Governor Dr William Tongamp has thanked Prime Minister Peter O’Neill for allocating the petroleum and energy ministry to Dr Fabian Pok. Tongamp said he is happy with the Prime Minister for his loyalty to Jiwaka MPs and people by allocating them a senior ministerial portfolio. “From […]