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Woman found dead on Tanna

A woman has been found dead at Enkahi area on Tanna after she went missing for a month. The woman was reportedly missing after she was on her way back to White Sands after visiting her daughter who is married to Port Resolution....

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Man Jailed For Arson

A man was sent to prison for two years and six months for deliberately torching a house belonging to a Tannese family living in Teouma. Pierre Esrah Noel was charged with one count of robbery, arson and obstructing a Police...

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Fake healer sent to prison

A man who claimed to be a healer was sent to prison for raping a young woman who was lured to a secluded area after being enticed with the promise of a healing miracle. Tom Nakou of Tanna was sent to prison for four years and...

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Students harassed by bus driver

As Vanuatu was about to celebrate the Children’s Day, a bus driver harassed two young female students who were on their way to school on Tuesday morning of this week. The parent of one of the students alleged that his daughter...

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Erakor Murder Case Deferred

The Magistrates Court has adjourned the case involving the Tannese man who was charged with the murder of his partner and burying her near a coconut plantation at Etmat, Erakor last month. Yawak Tapawa was taken back into...

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Councillors’ Protest Continues

Six Port Vila Municipal Councillors with special responsibilities have resigned from their positions as a protest against the leadership of Lord Mayor Albert Daniel. They have asked him to either apologise or resign, saying they...

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16-MONTH-OLD BABY DIES IN FIRE

A 16-month-old baby girl has tragically died after a fire broke out in her home at the Tagabe Area on Thursday. The baby was reportedly home alone sleeping as her parents reportedly locked the door of the house and went to the...

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Medicine Shortages

Hospitals across Vanuatu are experiencing medicine shortages. Concerns are mounting over the shortage of certain medicines, particularly amoxicillin to treat body infections and the failure of the Government to ensure sufficient...

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VCH SILENT ON HARASSMENT CLAIMS

While the introduction of a new Eye Facility at Vila Central Hospital is a plus for those with eye problems, Minister of Health, Jack Norris Kalmet, has reportedly been advised of an allegation that a male member of staff has...

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2 YEARS, 10 MONTHS FOR INCEST

The Supreme Court has sentenced a 38-year-old father to two years and 10 months behind bars for committing incest with his 13-year-old daughter. The offence was committed in a village on West Epi in June 2018. It was revealed in...

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