Author: Jaleesa Simpson

Looking for work in nickel-rich New Caledonia

By Jaleesa Simpson and Danielle Veivers New Caledonia in the Southwest Pacific may be thriving on its nickel industry; but even as potentially the world’s second largest producer of nickel it struggles to employ local people. Yearly nickel exports of

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Kanak radio station giving ‘pro-independents’ a voice

By Jaleesa Simpson The New Caledonia community radio station, Radio Djiido, is giving the Kanak culture a platform from which the Melanesian community can have its voice on the burning issue of independence. The station, community owned, operates from a