SISA Investigation report outcome

Solomon Islands Students Associations (SISA) have conducted a joint investigation with the Education Attaché to verify the unruly behaviour of the students that caused disturbances to their neighbours in Fiji. In the process of our joint investigation through the Solomon Island High Commissioner to the Republic of Fiji Patteson Oti we had a meeting with…

International freight services

Dear Editor – Thank you for publishing the article about the observed unfair practices of shipping agents. A couple of weeks ago, I called in person to the Point Cruz Office of TRADCO Shipping which I know deals with international freight to and from Solomon Islands. I had wanted to ship stuff to Europe in…

Low turn out at Caucus

Only 17 government ministers and backbenchers attended an urgent Caucus meeting called for on Sunday to ascertain the support of the Democratic Coalition for Change Government (DCCG) for the leadership of Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare, Caucus insiders revealed. The meeting was convened amidst reports that 29 Members of Parliament including government ministers and backbenchers have…

KOSSA registers first point

KOSSA FC joins Malaita Kingz FC and Solomon Warriors FC to register the first wins of the seventh Telekom S-league title following their win at the Lawson Tama Stadium, Sunday. KOSSA defeated a strong FC Guadalcanal side 3-0 in their opening match of the seventh Telekom S-league season. Obed Ofea, James Naka and George Suri…

Sisilo visits our Police Officers in Dafur

Solomon Islands’ Ambassador to the United Nations (UN) and the United States (US) has visited local police officers serving in Dafur, Sudan last week. Robert Sisilo said the Contingent of 5 Police Officers serving in the United Nations African Mission in Dafur (UNAMID). UNAMID was set up to protect civilians in Dafur where militia groups…

GOVERNMENT FILLS THREE PERMANENT SECRETARY POSTS

The Government through the Public Service Commission has filled three vacant Permanent Secretary Positions for three Ministries Friday last week (August18). Among the three appointments, one is a female who has recently completed a Masters in Development Policy (International & Sustainable Development). Ms Karen Barimata Galokale has been appointed as the new PS for the…

THREE DEAD, FIVE SURVIVED

In a sea tragedy in East Fataleka, Malaita Three persons have reportedly died at sea in north east Malaita after the boat they were travelling in capsized in rough seas on Saturday afternoon. Amongst the deceased are one woman, one elderly man and one middle aged man. The group returned after mourning the death of…