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Two Independents align with PNC, adamant to form government in PNG
By Makereta Komai
10:55 pm GMT+12, 20/07/2017, Fiji
Komo-Margarima MP-elect Manasseh Makiba and Koroba-Lake Kopiago MP-elect Petrus Thomas made the announcement in Port Moresby, in the presence of Tari-Pori MP and senior PNC member James Marape. Thomas said he had contested the general election as an independent candidate and the people had elected…
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