Happy New Year 2018

Happy New Year 2018. I am at Buka, Bougainville and welcome the New Year an hour before the rest of Papua New Guinea. It’s less significant but it probably has an underlying message for Bougainville. The autonomous region must be ahead of Papua New Guinea on how things are managed and functioning. History has it that Bougainville leaders led a first ceasationist movement to break away from Papua New Guinea before Independence on September 16, 1975. Many Bougainvilleans have been trailblazers in many specialities and thus indicates a knowledge base…

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