13 Oct 2014

Noted PNG journalist dies suddenly

7:35 pm on 13 October 2014

Eminent Papua New Guinea journalist, Blaise Nangoi, has died suddenly in Bougainville.

Mr Nangoi worked at the Post Courier newspaper for 32 years, becoming its editor for a seven year period and later the general manager.

In June he retired and moved to Buka in Bougainville but the paper reports that he was rushed to hospital at the weekend after falling ill suddenly.