bougainville: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

World’s Newest Nation: Bougainville

The autonomous region of Bougainville has voted in the referendum vote overwhelmingly in favour of becoming independent from Papua New Guinea, paving the way for the islands group to become the newest nation in the world. Over 180,000 people from the Bougainville Islands flung 700km in the Solomon Sea, off the coast of Papua New ..

Bougainville Independence Vote Starts

People of Bougainville Island started voting on the referendum giving them two options to choose from: greater autonomy within Papua New Guniea or complete Independence. Voting began on Saturday 23rd November 2019 and will continue for two weeks with results expected in the mid of next month. Around 207000 Bougainvilleans are registered to vote, which ..