Red-Eye on the rise in Auki

Red eye cases are on the rise in the Malaita Provincial capital, Auki and surrounding villages. This was confirmed by the Kiu’ufi Hospital In-section Control Officer Nixon Olofisau on Monday. Mr. Olofisau expressed said there have been a steady increase of Red eye cases in Auki and the surrounding communities over the past days. He…

Malaita delegation to Fiji

A high delegation from the Malaita Provincial government is part of the delegation from Ministry of National Unity Reconciliation and Peace that will leave for Fiji, Tuesday. Leading the Malaitan delegation is the Malaita provincial premier Peter Channel Ramoia, Minister of the Eastern Regional Affair Finely Fiumae, Minister of the Malaita Outer Islands Regional Affairs…

Landslide cuts off East Malaita road

A Landslide occurred along the East Road in Malaita over the weekend leaving travelling passengers stranded. This was confirmed by the Solomon Star reporter Ronald Toito’ona who is currently on tour in the area. Reports reaching this paper claimed that the landslide has damaged the east Malaita road at Rarata area living travelers in tough…

A postmortem of SIPA

Dear Editor – I read with much interest the exchange of words and counter-argument between Mr. Dora and Mr. Tuhanuku on the SIPA saga. The latest being Mr. Tuhanuku’s explanation as appeared on Issue 2295 on 21st May 2016 of the Weekend Sun; which to me presented a strong and honest position that any intelligent…

Island Sun misleading headline

Dear Editor – The Island Sun heading “ Political Appointee Sacked” in reference to Mr. Martin Housanau is not correct. The fact is that Mr. Housanau’s contract had expired and OPMC decided not to re-engage his service. A letter sent to him last week was to this effect. The use of the words “sacked” or…