Women help construct Mbokona school footpath 

A GROUP of women has supported Mbokona School in Central Honiara with the construction of a footpath. The footpath is being constructed by graduates from Infrastructure and Service Delivery Training (ISDT) offered by CAUSE Project.   Women graduates are the front liners in implementing the project. These women come from areas within Mbokona community.  Mbokona school…

Suidani: water project important for township

MALAITA premier Daniel Suidani says the Auki Water Supply Improvement Project is important for the township. He was speaking at the project’s ground breaking ceremony on Wednesday. “My government fully supports the project,” Suidani told Solomon Water’s acting chief executive officer Joe Sanga during the ceremony. “This water project does not belong to Solomon Water alone,…

Suidani: water project important for township

MALAITA premier Daniel Suidani says the Auki Water Supply Improvement Project is important for the township. He was speaking at the project’s ground breaking ceremony on Wednesday. “My government fully supports the project,” Suidani told Solomon Water’s acting chief executive officer Joe Sanga during the ceremony. “This water project does not belong to Solomon Water alone,…

Australian delegation visits Bio-security in Honiara

THE Australian Government initiative Strongim Bisnis joined an Australian High Commission delegation on afield visit to Bio-security Solomon Islands’ (BSI) facilities in and around Honiara on July 24. The Australian delegation was headed by High Commissioner Roderick Brazier, and included Chris Dale and Daniel Beard, from the Australian Department of Agriculture and Water Resources. The…

Govt on water issue

THE Government is taking steps to address the water crisis affecting Honiara City. The two Ministries – Mines and Energy along with Forestry are handling the issue, Parliament was told on Wednesday. Leader of Opposition Matthew Wale on Wednesday asked Parliament about what actions the Government has taken to address the water crisis that has been affecting…

RSIPF thanks Makira-Ulawa communities for support

Officers of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) in Makira-Ulawa Province have arrested four people following investigations carried out on reported cases since the end of May 2019. The incidents in which the four people arrested happened in the following areas:  • Nafinutoga Village – an incident of intimidation and molestation which allegedly happened…

Gov’t supports water efforts

THE National Government will continue to support Solomon Water in its endeavours to provide reliable and sustainable water supply and wastewater services to urban centres across the country. Acting Deputy Director Water Resources Division in the Ministry of Mines and Energy Michael Maehaka uttered these words yesterday when officiating at the ground-breaking ceremony of the…

Japan hands over new classroom to Turarana

TURARANA Community High School at Vuloloward, Central Guadalcanal, has received a new brand two-storey building with six classrooms, Wednesday. The project was funded by the Japanese Government through its Grassroots & Human Security Project (GHSP) at a cost of $562,724. Grant contract for the project was signed on 29 January 2019 and yesterday, Japanese Ambassador…

Veke’s bid to strike out petition fail

MEMBER of Parliament (MP) for West Guadalcanal Anthony Veke has lost his bid to strike out a petition filed against him by former MP Moses Garu. Chief Justice Sir Albert Palmer made his judgement in the High Court yesterday by refusing the application by L & L Lawyers on behalf of Veke to dismiss allegations…

Subusola our new DPP

RACHEL Subusola Olutimayin is the country’s new Director Public Prosecution (DPP). She replaces former DPP Ronald Bei Talasasa Jnr who has retired as of mid this year. Mrs Subusola before signing her contract yesterday before the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Justice and Legal Affairs Ethel Sigimanu and representatives of the Solomon Islands Legal…