Health on alert against Ebola

THE Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS), with the support of the World Health Organisation (WHO), is taking action to prepare for an imported case of Ebola virus disease. This has long-term benefits for the health system and frontline healthcare workers in Solomon Islands. “Although the risk of Ebola spreading to Solomon Islands is…

Two-man race

Sogavare, Manele vie for PM job TWO candidates will vie for the prime minister’s post next Tuesday. They are member for East Choiseul, Manasseh Sogavare and Jeremiah Manele of Hongrano/Kia/Havulei in Isabel province. Rawcliff Ziza, Deputy Private Secretary Government House confirmed this at the close of nomination at 4.30pm, yesterday. Mr Sogavare, two-time former prime…

Makira, Honiara hopeful

Matches in the Under 20 netball tournament continued on Wednesday. Results have seen Honiara and Makira wining two of their matches. In the first match Honiara beat Malaita 19-5 and agfain in the second match it beat Guadalcanal 15-13. In another match Makira also won two of its match by beat Guadalcanal with 15-13 and…

Congratulations Freda!

Dear Editor – On behalf of our families, relatives, friends and supporters, I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate you for your success in the recent National general elections for Vatud Constituency. Congratulations, your victory can be attributed to the following factors: It’s a Devine call – And you have made an accurate…

So reassuring at last

Dear Editor – Sogavare for the PM Job. It was indeed refreshing to see and read the Solomon Star front page on Wednesday that one of our dedicated and most loyal Members of our Parliamentary Democracy may become the next Prime Minister. Also very comforting were the composition of academics, experiences and heavy weights in…

Elections features

Dear Editor – Your readers might be interested in some of the facts that the recent general elections have revealed when the statistics are examined more closely. The base statistics used for the following analysis is sourced from the “national general elections 2014 results” in the Island Sun Issue No.1845, for Thursday 27th Nov. on…