ACOM Episcopal elections

Dear Editor – The Church of Melanesia is gearing up for elections to fill the episcopal positions left vacant by Archbishop David Vunagi and the Bishop Richard Naramana of Ysabel diocese. If my information is correct, the Diocese of Ysabel electoral board is going to elect a new bishop for Ysabel on Tuesday the 10th…

SFA CEO got it wrong

Dear Editor – After more than five years down the line and Solomon Forestry Association (SFA) under the leadership of Robson Kana or better known as Robson Djokovic just realized that Agro- forestry permits are unregulated practice? What a joke! Where was SFA when agro- forestry permits were dished out to ten of its members…

Renbel speaker

Dear Editor – Over the last few weeks, so much about the instability of Rennell and Bellona Provincial government. The main key players were suppose to be the leader of the opposition (non- executive members), the premier and the APID management. The way it looks, the war was between the speaker and the premier, where…

Costly land dispute

Why Solomon Airlines is not servicing Manaoba Airfield THE ON-GOING land disputes between landowning parties have prevented Solomon Airlines from servicing the newly built multi-million dollar Manaoba Airfield in north Malaita. The airline’s chief executive officer Captain Ron Sumsum clarified this on Tuesday. “Solomon Airlines have done all it can to be ready to operate…

Board faces non- renewal prospect

NEW Minister of Infrastructure Development (MID) Jimmy Lusibaea may not renew contracts of the current members of the Solomon Islands Ports Authority (SIPA) board headed by Nollen Leni, an insider source confirmed to the Solomon Star. The SIPA board which includes chairman Mr Leni and members, Jane Waetara, Moses Virivolomo, Pascal Ohoau and John Kenneth…

Political crisis….pending AG’s advice

THE Attorney General (AG) will give his legal advice on what’s next on the current political crises situation of Rennell and Bellona Provincial Assembly. The Provincial Assembly had gone into stalemate situation when Premier Collin Singamoana refused to allow for an assembly meeting called by the Speaker, Dicter Maitaki. The Attorney General’s office has confirmed…