Auki gaming facility queried

Malaita premier Peter Ramohia says his government did not issue a license to a newly opened cyber world online internet gaming facility at provincial capital Auki. The recently opened facility had raised a few eye-brows as well as on social media discussions in the Malaita Forum Facebook page. “I don’t know who issued the company…

Gao Bugotu outlines development plan

Gao/Bugotu Constituency has set out six key priority programs and projects in its 2015-2018 Constituency Development Plan, passed during the forum held at Lepi village from July 29-31. They include Environment Protection, Income and Employment, Support to General Cost of Living, Support to Social Services, Administration and Capacity Building and Economic and Social Infrastructure Development.…

MP hailed for initiative

THE Government has congratulated the Member of Parliament (MP) for Gao Bugotu Constituency Samuel Manetoali for his effort to engage all stakeholders to interact directly with his constituents during a constituency summit. The three-day Gao Bugotu Constituency Leaders Forum at Lepi Village, Isabel last week saw presentations from a many sectors including diplomatic missions, government…

Villagers benefit from US funding agency

The Gwaunafau Community Development Association (GCDA) in East Malaita had received a total of around $36,000 funding assistance from the Global Greengrants fund in June 2014. The Global Greengrants fund is an international donor organisation based in USA and it can provide assistance to rural communities in Biodiversity conservation, Climate change and/or food security. The…

Peace building seminar ends in Auki

A peace building and conflict analysis training ended on Friday in Auki with participants issued with certificates. More than 40 participants attended the training, which was supported by the Human Security Initiative for tensions Reduction, Reconciliation and Rehabilitation Project. Facilitator Paulo Baleinakorodwa encouraged participants to go back to their communities share their newly acquired knowledge…