Nauru PPS recruits train to join Covid-19 specialists at designated quarantine residences

Police said the recruits underwent training on ethics, police powers, Health and PPE, Emergency Services fire safety yesterday.

Police Liaison Officer Peter Leaupepe took the session on the country’ Covid-19 Regulations.

The Government’s 'Capture and Contain' approach to the Covid threat continues its success.

Nauru remains Covid-19-free since the global pandemic was announced in March 2020.


Photo source Nauru Police Caption: PPS recruits in their training      

Nauru introduces women and girls rugby 7s and 15s

Nauru Media News NTV reports Australia has given over $130,000 to promote rugby and support the inclusion of women, girls and people living with disability in the sport.

Nauru Rugby will partner with Rugby Australia and Oceania Rugby to deliver the programme which is part of the Australian Government’s ‘Team Up’ initiative.

Nauru is one of six Pacific countries that will benefit from the Team Up programme.

Nauru Rugby Union executive board member Godwin Debao said they will have to deliver rugby to women and girls.

Nauru declares public holiday to celebrate International Women's Day

President Lionel Aingimea declared the public holiday which has been published in the Government Gazette.

Various activities have been organized beginning with the 10th anniversary celebration of the women’s safe house or Ewak in Erateko.

Ewak in Erateko or the safe house accommodates and shelters women and young girls including those fleeing being persecuted in their homes.

Nauru Media News - NTV reports there will be a half-day programme starting with a walk from Aiwo Tennis Court to Centennial Hall on Saturday morning.

Nauru Public servants take oath of secrecy

The oath ceremony was held at the Internal Affairs conference room at Menen stateside with each officer taking the oath on the bible to render true and faithful service as an officer of the public service: never unlawfully communicate official information and; not use official information unlawfully for their personal or other’s gain.

Nauru Media News – NTV reports the oath ceremony was conducted in-front of Acting Chief Secretary Sasi Kumar Paravanoor, Secretary for Corporate Services Peta Gadabu, and Justice Representative Surely Kamtaura.


Nauru pays tribute to PNG’s Grand Chief Sir Michael Somare

In a letter addressed to the PNG Prime Minister the Honourable James Marape, President Aingimea says, “It is with profound sadness that I have learned of the passing of Papua New Guinea‟s „Father of the Nation‟ and first Prime Minister, Grand Chief Sir Michael Somare GCL,GCMG,CH CF, SSI, KSG, PC.

“Sir Michael was truly a man of the region, one of whom to be admired and respected. His passing is a great loss not only for his immediate family and friends but also a great loss to his people and the Pacific region.”

Nauru arranges repatriation flight from Fiji

According to the taskforce, the date is tentative and subject to change.

If you would like to make a reservation or need further information about this repatriation flight, please call 5573355 or email

Nauru has remained COVID-19 free since the global pandemic was announced in March last year.  


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USP Vice Chancellor in Nauru, sub-committee to resolve contract issue

Nauru President and USP Chancellor Lionel Aingimea said he invited Professor Ahluwalia to Nauru to witness first-hand the challenges that face countries in Micronesia and the South Pacific.

Aingimea said during this time, Prof Ahluwalia will gain further understanding of how USP’s regional campuses function outside the Fiji Laucala campus.

Nauru and Israel strengthen friendship

The presentation took place at the President’s Conference Room with Cabinet and Deputy Ministers in attendance.

According to Nauru Media News - NTV, President Aingimea looks forward to Israel’s support to Nauru and to hold to that friendship today and in the future.

Nauru and Israel established diplomatic relations in 2013.

The two countries have and continue to be in a good co-operative relationship since the establishment of their friendship and they’ve continued to develop that tie in areas that include; Health, Agriculture, Water and Food Security.

Nauru health authorities see spike in flu cases

In an interview with Nauru Media, Outpatient Department (OPD) Manager Elizabeth Giouba said close to 300 people mostly children are getting sick daily from a flu virus.

The Outpatients Department continues to receive adults and children sick with the flu virus that carry symptoms such like fever, coughing, runny nose, headache, body aches, and fatigue.

Nauru Media News- NTV reports it is not known at this stage how the virus came about or what triggered it, except it has caught everyone off guard.

Naoero Public Health conducts health screenings in schools

The screenings will help the public health team know the health status of children.

Nauru Media News – NTV reports the school visits commenced in December 2020 in the infant schools.

It resumed on Monday with a visit to Yaren Primary school and Nauru Primary School yesterday (Thursday).

The visits will continue for a month and will cover all the remaining schools.