Maoro Community receives new school hall

Malaita Alliance for Rural Advancement Government has congratulated Maoro Community High school in Central Kwara’ae constituency for having taken delivery of a new double-storey school hall building on 10 December 2020. The building project was funded by the Rural Development Program (RDP). Speaking at the handing over ceremony, the guest of honour and Malaita Provincial…

SINU graduates first Post Grads

The first 16 Post Graduate Diploma in Health Leadership and Management had graduated on Friday 11 December at the Solomon Islands National University (SINU) Tourism Complex.  The Health Leadership and Management Program is developed in response to the complex and persistent management issues that constrain health service management within the structural, resourcing, and cultural environment…

Tomoko crowned champs

WESTERN TOMOKO has created history by winning the Solomon Cup tournament for the first time since they joined the Solomon Cup. Tomoko finished off the grand final with a narrow 1-0 win over the defending champions, Malaita Eagles in the grand final match at Lawson Tama yesterday afternoon. Geso Kituru finished off a Sipakana pass…

Wale reminds Gov’t

Opposition Leader Matthew Wale has reminded the government of the number of issues that need thorough attention, as the country looks to go into 2021 with a new policy direction. In his speech during the sine die motion in Parliament, marking an end to the second session of the 11th Parliament house, Mr. Wale outlined…

ILLEGAL LAND DEALINGS

Commissioner of Lands ups the heat on illegal land dealings   COMMISSIONER of Lands, Alan McNeil, has upped the heat on fixing fraudulent land dealings, revealing a middleman network exists for identifying prime land that is available in Honiara. The network, he said, engages in forging the necessary documents and gets these registered to a…

MAL, Foodworks launches gov’t funded poultry project 

  The Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) through its Public-Private Partnership (PPP) agreement with Foodworks Suppliers Limited has made another landmark achievement after both parties launched the Hatchery & Stockfeed government-funded project on 30th November 2020. This came as the result of the 2.4 million funding support agreement that MAL and Foodworks Suppliers Hatchery…

West plans special hub

Premier of Western Province (WP) is planning to establish such a Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in or near Noro, Western Province. Premier David Gina made this statement in his speech marking the province’s 37th Second Appointed Day celebrations in Noro on Monday. Mr. Gina said that the Western Provincial Government (WPG) would like to seriously…

Frigates eye third spot

ISABEL Frigates has switched their focus for the third and fourth playoff as they eye to finish in third place of the Solomon Cup tournament. Frigates coach; Gideon Omokirio told media after their semi-final match they want to finish in third place and is prepared to give their best to achieve that. “Now that we…

GOLD BARS STOLEN

Alleged robbers wore police uniform stole two gold bars   SEVEN masked men dressed in police uniform traveling in a G-plated land cruiser had robbed two gold bars and hard cash from a mining company operating in Central Guadalcanal in the early hours of Wednesday. Police Commissioner Mostyn Mangau told reporters yesterday those men are…