East Are’Are chiefs lauds customary land recording

THE traditional chieftainship of East Are’ Are in Malaita Province has applauded the National Government for implementing the Customary Land Recording Act. The main purpose of the Customary Recording Programme was to record the land rights of customary landholding groups. It also allowed recording tribal genealogies which will be officially recognized and subsequently registered in…

SINU DEFENDS ACTION

THE Solomon Islands National University (SINU) has defended its position for not renewing contracts of academic and non-academic staff, saying they were part of the problem previous SINU Management could not shake it off. An estimated 281 staff, including security and cleaners have been left in the dark about their future and are seeking legal…

WHO IS RIGHT?

AG, Premier Suidani locked horns over Sifoni’s sacking   THE Attorney General (AG), John Muria Junior said the termination of the Malaita Deputy Premier Randal Sifoni is illegal, according to the Provincial Government Act. Mr Muria stated this in response to a letter from the Malaita Province Legal Officer, Bradley Dalipanda when seeking legal opinion…

$200K TO 39 DCGA MPs’

Is the PRC deceived on development funding?   THE Government may have deceived the People’s Republic of China (PRC) on its latest request for extra funding, according to documents released by the Opposition Leader’s Office yesterday. These documents include a Minute signed by Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare last Wednesday (25th August 2021). Titled, Additional PRC…