Tributes flow for Papua New Guinea deputy PM killed in road accident | The World

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Papua New Guinea’s United Labour Party has vowed to continue the legacy of their leader and deputy prime minister Sam Basil, who died in a car crash on Wednesday night. Journalist Scott Waide tells The World Mr Basil leaves behind the legacy of a politician willing to go the extra mile for his electorate.

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