‘MAMAE SHOULD STAY OUT’

A CONCERNED member of the public has strongly advised the former Mayor and Councillor for Ngosi Ward, Wilson Mamae to rethink the statement he uttered in this newspaper on Friday. Long-time Honiara resident, Jonathan Futai said Mamae should not tell the public what to do amidst the continuous exposure of the corrupt practices within the…

Ambassador Fugui vows to fulfill mission 

SOLOMON Islands first Ambassador designate to the Peoples Republic of China (PRC), His Excellency John Moffat Fugui has vowed to meet expectations placed on him by the Government in his new role in Beijing. He was commissioned on Thursday 13 May by the Governor General Sir David Vunagi to formalise his appointment to head the…

Suspect in Gizo death incident nabbed

  OFFICERS of the Royal Solomon Police Force (RSIPF) in Gizo have arrested a 41-year-old male person from Shortland Islands in relation to the death of a 40- year-old male person from Isabel Province at Gizo on 13 May 2021. Provincial Police Commander (PPC) Western Province, Chief Superintendent Mathias Lenialu says, “The suspect was arrested…

Ho’oto: Agriculture vital sector for economy

DEPUTY Secretary Technical for the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) Michael Ho’ota said agriculture is an important sector for the Solomon Islands’ national economy.  It sustains 85 percent of the rural population with food crops, cash crops, and livestock for their daily livelihoods, food, and social security. Ho’ota made this remarks at the Capacity…

Insurance must be inclusive: Renbel

The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) has conducted its last and final insurance policy consultation program at Rennell and Bellona Province on Tuesday this week. This session follows after a year of consultations conducted throughout six provinces in 2020 before the final stop in the last two provinces this year in Temotu and Renbel Province. CBSI…

“I AM INNOCENT”

Councillor Dora declares her innocence in ‘questionable payments’   DORA HUAPII IROFIA – the Councillor whose company was at the centre of alleged questionable payments by the Honiara City Council – has denied any wrong doing, declaring her innocence. Cr. Irofia is the member for Cruz Ward in the Honiara City Council. She was the…