Sept 25

Vanuatu's Tanna by-election set for Sept 25

Mr Natuman lost his appeal case against the Speaker of the House to continue as an MP after he was found guild of attempting to pervert the course of justice and given a suspended two-year sentence.

The Daily Post newspaper says the people of Tanna have from August 6 to 14 to lodge the names of their candidates.

Mr Natuman was the leader of the Vanuaaku Pati which spearheaded the country's move into independence in 1980.