Maneniaru: NDF a disuniting fund

THE National Development Fund (NDF) has been labelled as a ‘disuniting fund’ and is meant for those in the government. John Maneniaru Member of Parliament (MP) for West Are’Are raised this in Parliament yesterday during the Sine Die motion. “This NDF is a disuniting fund since day one,” he said. He said when he came…

SUIDANI HITS BACK

Says the core issue affecting nation is leadership The Malaita Provincial Premier Daniel Suidani says the core issue facing this country is leadership that needs to be dealt with accordingly. Speaking to local media on Tuesday Premier Suidani blamed poor leadership that continues to frustrate people resulting in what has transpired in Honiara fortnight ago.…

No unlawful gatherings

THERE were no unlawful gatherings in and around the city on Monday during the Motion of No Confidence against the Prime Minister. Honiara City yesterday maintained calm with the support of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF), the Police and Military Forces of intervention forces and local security firms’ personnel. Only a few people…

Laugwata CHS farewells final year students

LAUGWATA Community High school (CHS) in ward 3 of West Kwara’ae electorate has officially farewelled its grade nine students in a graduation ceremony held on Friday 3rd November. The graduation event also marked the official closing of this year’s academic programs for the school. A total of 10 students from grade nine and 20 from…

Tennis wraps up program

SOLOMON Islands Tennis Association (SITA) has wrapped up their 2021 programs on Sunday. This year’s programs’ wrap up was marked with the presentation of awards for the winners of the doubles tournament. In the B Grade knockout competition, Free Stars finished top, Champions on second place and Dragons finished third. The A Grade knockout winners…

PARLIAMENT DEFEATS NO CONFIDENCE MOTION

THE Democratic Coalition Government for Advancement [DCGA] has used its numerical strength to dismantle Opposition efforts to oust Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare. In the open vote in Parliament yesterday, the Government polled 32 while the Opposition which filed the motion of no confidence a week ago received just 15 votes. There were two abstentions. Nine…