Fate of PAs

CAUCUS is still to decide on the fate of 17 political appointees of the Democratic Coalition for Change (DCC) government whose contracts have expired on 18th April. Special Secretary to the Prime Minister, Andrew Muaki is currently overseas. However, acting SSPM, Dr Fred Isom Rohorua said when Muaki returns, he will deal with the political…

Opposition queries MPs shipping grants

THE Parliamentary Opposition Group is calling on the Government to release the names of Members of Parliament (MPs) who are recipients of the 2016 shipping grant. In a statement on Monday, the Opposition Group says it is aware that a good number of MPs including senior Government MPs have already been allocated their shipping grants.…

Fathers undergo training

MORE than 30 fathers from Susu community in Rovatu Catholic parish, central-east Guadalcanal have successfully completed their training over the weekend. The training was aimed at equipping fathers with leadership knowledge on how to lead their families and to be role model. It started Friday and ended on Sunday. According to John Toki, this initiative…

Growth pains: Vanuatu’s transition

Vanuatu is in the news again. Along with three other Pacific Island countries, which enjoy the status of least developed country (LDC) for special treatment by international donor community including various multilateral funding agencies aside from industrialized nations, Vanuatu has made the right signals once again, as it would be graduating soon. Addressing the Comprehensive…

Zion fest show this weekend

THE Kingdom Harvest Church at Henderson in east Honiara will host its final Zion Fest this coming Saturday. Pastor Ellison Bako told the Solomon Star yesterday saying this should be the last show preparing the winners to compete in the big singing competition in 2nd July. “Everybody is welcome to attend this singing programme on…

More youths to youth convention

MORE than 1500 South Sea Evangelical church (SSEC) youths from Honiara will travel to Auki to attend the national youth convention to be hosted at Kilusakwalo, central Kwara’ae, Malaita province. National Youth Coordinator Pastor Stanley Aitorea told the Solomon Star yesterday that the number is expected to rise up in the remaining days, before the…