Settled by native peoples from Micronesia and Polynesia, Nauru was annexed and claimed as a colony by the German Empire in the late 19th century. After World War I, Nauru became a League of Nations mandate administered by Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. During World War II, Nauru was occupied by Japanese troops, who were bypassed by the Allied advance across the Pacific. After the war ended, the country entered into UN trusteeship. Nauru gained its independence in 1968.
An interim Nauru Australian Football League (NAFL) has established after two workshops has been held under the Ministry of Sports led by Honorable Minister for Sports, Justice, & Health Mr Matthew Batsiua MP.
The Interim new Board Executives for NAFL elects Mr Roy Harris, Former Lions full back Player as the new President, football administration elects youth advocator a female to be part of the NAFL, Ann Hubert as Secretary others former interim president of NAFA Mr David Dowiyogo, and other passionate members Fidelis Amwano, Samuel Grundler and Andy Cain are all elected by community groups.
At some point this week the Nauru issue broke through a barrier ... That judgment contained evidence that Batsiua had rented his house to MSF, and according to his testimony, he was called by an MSF staff member who said they’d been told to vacate the premises and stop paying him or “it would be forced by the government to leave Nauru altogether”.
News Corp has rejected a boycott of the Pacific Islands Forum by the Australian federal press gallery, which was sparked by a Nauru government ban on the ABC for alleged “bias and false reporting” ... “The ABC does not intend to vacate our position in the media pool covering the Pacific Islands Forum in Nauru,” Morris said.
Australia to compensate Iranian girl's family for 'negligence' while she was held on Nauru...The Australian government has settled out of court to pay compensation to the family of a young Iranian girl for “negligence” in her treatment while detained on Nauru ... A trial was set to begin in July but those dates have now been vacated.
Check out these destinations (some vacation-worthy, some not so much) that you've definitely probably never heard of. Nauru. Apparently only 200 tourists visited Nauru in 2011, even though its coral reefs are loaded with exotic snorkeling spots. Nauru established independence about 50 years ago and is the only country in the world without a capitol ... .
The nation of Nauru has so much to teach us in this new year ... Nauru is the smallest republic in the world, just 8 square miles, and 80 percent of the territory is a forbidding, barren wasteland ... Not so long ago, Nauru was the wealthiest nation on Earth, per capita ... Dialysis is expensive! How did Nauru come to this? ... Nauru took the deal.
Nauru is the smallest republic in the world, just 8 square miles, and 80 percent of the territory is a forbidding, barren wasteland ... Not so long ago, Nauru was the wealthiest nation on Earth, per capita ... Once again, Nauru is the first-and-only nation on Earth where the sale of recognition is the primary source of income in its gross national product.
The Speaker of the NauruParliament says police have ordered him to vacate the Speaker's office ... The Nauru Parliament was in deadlock and the Government ran out of time to get its Budget passed ... but says he must vacate his office.
The president of the Pacific nation of Nauru has dissolved parliament and declared a state of emergency ... He said he would continue to govern Nauru until elections were held later this month ... "There's orders given to police that I vacate my office ... It [Nauru] has been single-handedly taken over by one person," he said.
Speaker Russell Kun told AAP he had been ordered by Mr Scotty to vacate his office immediately ... "There's orders given to police that I vacate my office ... It (Nauru) has been singlehandedly taken over by one person," said Mr Kun ... Mr Kun said the national budget had subsequently lapsed at midnight (Nauru time) yesterday.
But after a century of mining, Nauru's phosphate-rich cover is all but gone and its future looks as bleak as the coral remains that scar the 21 sq km island, just south of the Equator... * Nauru House in Melbourne is in the hands of receivers who have given Nauru until this month to vacate the luxurious top floor used by its visiting politicians.
...President, Rene Harris, on the 50th floor of NauruHouse. The deadline has now arrived for government bodies, including Air Nauru and a corporation which supplies the island with food and other essentials, to vacate the building.