Gold Coast 7s disappointment

Dear Editor – It was a huge disappointment for all rugby sevens fans in the country when Our Telekom did not broadcast the recent Gold Coast sevens.  I just wonder why Telekom did so knowing that most rugby fans were looking forward for that event. Please our Telekom you must broadcast the next sevens event…

Close down White River school

Dear Editor – Earlier this year I raised number of concerns in this column regarding the water problem at White River school and the unprofessional attitude of some of the staff. Despite my numerous call, nothing much took shape in the school to address the issues raised. Last week, the school power supply was disconnected…

Leaders must serve people

MEMBERS of Parliament are elected to serve the interest of the nation and people in the constituency. Leaders must serve the people, which is a responsibility that should be shouldered by any person seeking Parliament in the coming election. Since independence many politicians have put their integrity into doubt as the call to serve the…

Unplanned buildings

Dear Editor – As the city is growing larger and the population is increasing, Mbokona road that leads up to the Central Bank quarter is now occupied with unplanned buildings and market booths. A few concerned people said that those living along the road are erecting unplanned houses and they should move or build their…

Sulufou water tanks

Dear Editor – I read with great happiness seeing Solomon Star’s issue on Tuesday 14 October, that Sulufou Community finally received 11 (500 litres) of water tanks. They are part of a project from Malaita Rural Development Project (RDP). Thank you RDP for recognising the need to assist the livelihood of Sulufou islanders. For those…

Stalin – ‘Poor MMF’

Dear Editor – Mr Stalin penned in one of his usual poet about leaders and one of its lines carried this: “MMF do not fulfill any of their noises at all…”. Well, brother Stan; the least MMF can say is;  at least every NPF member was blessed with a 20% interest on their social welfare…

Speaker resigned

Dear Editor – When he was Chairman of the Electoral Commission recently, this character was alleged to have appointed his relatives to certain positions of influence during the voter registration process for his consistency. When picked upon that his alleged action would constitute a conflict of interest situation if he was to stand for the…

Ship for NW Choiseul

Dear Editor – There are hundreds if not thousands of silent disgruntled citizens of North West with many unanswered questions in their minds. They only talk and ask questions amongst themselves searching in vain for answers about the birth of Vatate Company and the $3m for a ship. Silence does not mean ignorance or being…

Election

Dear Editor – Election fever is high, not only in Honiara, but in the provinces as well. Intending candidates are lobbying for potential voters, new political parties’ are launching their manifestos and everybody are wondering who they will vote for. From my observation in recent days, I was quite shocked and sadden to learn that…

Contradictions!

Dear Editor – Your paper last week, Tuesday 14th October 2014 (edition#: 5640) had two interesting titles on the front page: “Govt Gets tough on Funds” and “MPs terminal grant forces Fanega’s removal”. Speaking of contradictions! Management of the nation’s finances by the outgoing government is anything but prudent. There’s only one phrase that aptly…