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Hello August
If a stranger, friend or family member pinches or punches you today, don’t be alarmed. It’s the first day of the month.
One holiday
For those who love public holidays, there is one this month. Repentance Day falls on Monday August 26. Start repenting.
Mystery ailment
Scary that 35 people died from a disease yet to be identified in Goroka. Health Minister Elias Kapavore needs to push for an investigation to find out what caused the deaths and what has been done to stop it from affecting others.
Hunting Waikiki Beach
A PNG journalist who was in Honolulu last week set out to find the iconic Waikiki Beach. He was about 300 meters away from the beach when the Google maps app in his phone told him that he was going in the wrong direction. He followed the maps and ended up at the harbor instead. No Waikiki –n thanks to technology.
Media Snub
When one is not in a position of power, one quickly responds to questions posed by the media. But as soon as one gains that power, one ignores the media. Uh the “big man” mentality, and the ego which is like dust in the eyes. Without clearing it, one cannot see clearly.

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