SSPM scam rumour

Dear Editor – It is now a big concern to people of this country regarding the current issues surrounding the suspected scam dealings by SSPM and other cabinet Ministers. If somehow the rumour turns out to be true, we might end up having the most and first ever corrupted SSPM in Solomon Islands history since…

DCCG turns paranoid

Dear Editor – It is becoming clearer to the general public that this representative government   (DCCG) willfully chooses to remain paranoid amidst all the revelation of their controversial decisions made since they took over leadership on December 2014. DCCG came into power and have raised a false hope as the only elected government assuming leadership…

Boso ruling Sept 4

THE fate of the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Rural Development, Selina Boso will be known on September 4. This followed the closing submissions on her case in the Honiara Magistrates’ Court on Thursday. Boso was tried in a hearing on Monday and Wednesday before Chief Magistrate Emmanuel Kouhota. Prosecution called four witnesses including…

Missing boy found dead

THE body of a missing nine year old boy was found washed ashore at Hammock beach, West of Honiara, Monday morning. This was confirmed on Monday by the Guadalcanal Provincial Police Commander Mostyn Mangau. The boy was believed to have been accompanied by her grandmother during the trip to Hammock beach on Sunday. “The information…

Makili cautions on land reform

Local environment activist and a member to the Indigenous Peoples Biodiversity Network (IPBN), Lawrence Makili, has warned the public to be wary of the government’s on-going land reform programme. He said resources owners must ensure they are not excluded in the process. Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare this week said Solomon Islands is facing a real…

Daudau accused of reckless behaviour

Reckless behaviour alleged to have been caused by former acting Director of Curriculum Development, Patrick Daudau, had been condemned as demoralising and demeaning and does not speak well of someone formerly  responsible for a high public office. Current Acting Director of Curriculum Development, Edwin Ha’ahoroa, had condemned as reckless the behaviour displayed by Daudau who…

Dettke rejects accusations

Tourism minister Bodo Dettke has rejected claims he demanded $10 million from the government in relation to the Kukum Highway Improvement Project. The demand is reportedly for the use of eight metres of the stretch of land immediately on the western left-end of the two-lane Mataniko bridge, which will be taken up when the road…

Land owners unhappy

Government’s plan to delay development  of a fourth campus of the University of the South Pacific at Doma land, west of Honiara, had  drawn deep disappointment by the tribal customary owners of Doma land. Referring to a recent announcement by the Minister of Education and Human Resource Development, Dr.Derek Sikua, who said government had decided…