Two matches set for CC Rugby 15s

The Credit Cooperation Rugby 15s Competition continues today with two great matches scheduled for both the senior and junior categories. The matches will be played at the Panatina field. SIRUF Rugby Development Officer, Fredson Soaki said in the Junior category,  KGVI will take on Bishop Epalle at 12 pm to be followed by Mbokona against…

Transparency and accountability – CSSI

Dear Editor – Please allow me space in your paper to express my concern about transparency and accountability in CSSI (Correctional Service Solomon Islands). CSSI is a well discipline organization which was fenced by its Acts and Regulations. From higher ranking officer (commissioner) to lower ranking officers (newly entrance correctional officer) are served under one…

Feratelia against Reverend Maefonea

Dear Editor –  I  wish  to comment  on the above title as written  by Mr  Mark  Wate  , published in your paper dated  Saturday 16th  May  2015, Issue No.5818. The   subject of discussion was about Law and Grace.  Why  are  there  so many  differences  and division  seen   with in Theology  and  the  Christian’s  held views?…

Feratelia and Maefonea

Dear Editor – I would like to say this to both pastors on this hot debate. Both men are Bible scholars. Both are affiliated to different Christian churches. Both are good preachers. Maefonea choose to do his preaching on SIBC radio and the newspaper targeting a wider audience. Feratalia choose to do his in the…

SEB confirms, sends out new lot with horticulture skills

TWENTY-THREE (23) young unemployed youths were given hope again after completing studies in horticulture. The group who graduated on Thursday this week, graduated with a TAFE (Technical   education – Australia) based certificate in basic gardening, landscaping, plant and soil knowledge, together with a component in small business skills.  During their training, they do field work…

Sogavare misses out at PALM7

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare was an obvious absentee when the seventh Pacific Islands Leaders Meeting (PALM7) opened in the Japanese city of Iwaki last weekend. All 14 island leaders, except Mr Sogavare, are attending the summit at the invitation of the Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe. Mr Sogavare had instead dispatched his deputy Douglas…

Dysentery outbreak in Pamua, school in poor condition

HEALTH authorities this week made a prompt response to an outbreak of dysentery at Pamua National Secondary School in West Makira. Members of the Health Promotion division, Environmental Health Division, Expansion Program of Immunisation and the Vector Borne Disease Division visited students and the school to assess the likely causes of the outbreak. More than…

APID pledges attractive returns

Asia Pacific Investment Development (APID), the mining company having interest for bauxite deposits on Rennell have promise good returns to both the national and provincial governments including landowners. A Spokesman for APID explained APID like any other operating companies has a timeframe set to follow regarding benefits of royalties of whatever kind. “Whilst APID is…