James Marape announced as new Papua New Guinea Prime Minister

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Following the resignation of Peter O’Neill, the Papua New Guinean parliament has announced James Marape as the country’s new prime minister.

This announcement comes after weeks of political turmoil in the country around former prime minister Peter O’Neill.

O’Neill’s struggle to hold onto power came to a decisive end as a vote of no confidence was passed against him.

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