Guadalcanal man wants road fixed

A GUADALCANAL man, Edwin Kuba is calling on both provincial and national members of East Central, and Central Guadalcanal constituencies to quickly mend the feeder road from Nubu to Aroaro. In an interview with this paper early this week, Mr Kuba said that the road is totally in its bad state now and is affecting…

Gwanunaru’u to open temporarily

Gwaunaru’u airport in Malaita will open temporarily this Friday to enable Prime Minister Hon Manasseh Sogavare and 14 Members of Parliament from the province to attend its 32nd Second Appointed Day Anniversary at the provincial capital Auki. The deal to briefly open the airport was signed and witnessed by Gwaunaru’u landowning parties and senior Government…

Complaints of bed bugs on the rise

NUMEROUS complaints have been raised by local Honiara residents on the increase of bed bugs in the capital recently. The bed bugs are parasitic insects of the cimicid family that feed exclusively on blood. Recent claims have also been raised to this paper that the Central Hospital, in the Outpatient area and in front of…

Youth literacy trainers, ready to go out!

WORLD Vision is encouraging and empowering youth to participate and contribute to enhancing development in their communities and society. In the last week of July young people from the World Vision Youth Project were among those that participated in a grass roots literacy training workshop in Honiara. They are now literacy trainers ready to work…

Youth day postponed

THE proposed plan to mark the international youths day this Friday is now being postponed for the end of this months in Auki Malaita province. This was confirmed by the youths desk officer from the Malaita Provincial Government. The officer said, lack of finance has forced them to call off the celebration until the end…

Firms in Auki to showcase

STAFF from Island Enterprise Ltd and Origin Gas are in Auki this week for a three days road show program to mark Malaita 32rd second appointed day. The main event will be celebrated this Friday. A delegation led by Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare will head to Auki this Friday. According to organisers, the road show…

Bina harbor registration nears completion

Registration process for the proposed international seaport site at Bina Habour in Malaita Province is expected to be completed by the end of this month. This was revealed by the National Consultant on Land Management in the Prime Minister’s Office, Genesis Kofana. “As far as the Democratic Coalition for Change Government is concerned on the…

Literate evangelists to Aust for summit

More than 20 local Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) Church colporteurs jetted out of the country, Tuesday for Australia to attend a week long summit for Literate Evangelists around the Pacific. The Literature Evangelist Summit is being held Watson Park in Brisbane starting yesterday until Sunday. The theme for the regional event is; ‘Scattering Literature Everywhere.’…

New family planning introduced to mothers

THE Family Planning Programme of Guadalcanal Provincial Medical Services has recently completed its second training in a pilot initiative to promote a new family planning commodity called Jadelle. Under the watchful eye of the Jadelle Master Trainer, Dr Sabino Channel, this second training was held at Area Health Zone five at Marau. During the five…