Constituents demand financial report from outgoing MP

Constituents of Central Kwara’ae Constituency, Malaita province wants their outgoing member of parliament Jackson Filaua to provide them its financial report for the past four years before rolling his campaigning. Speaking to this paper a group of constituents said they want their outgoing MP to provide his financial report before kicking off his campaign in…

Drivers, pedestrians urged to take care

DRIVERS and pedestrians have been called upon to take extra precaution whilst using the roads during this wet weather. A spokesperson from the Kukum Traffic Police yesterday gave the caution, adding that during such rainy weather, and with the deteriorating road conditions, drivers and pedestrians both need to take extra precautionary measures whilst using the…

Tuvakaoni hosts singing contest

Tuvakaoni Seventh-Day Adventist (SDA) community in the Tasahe Area, West Honiara over the weekend successfully hosted a spiritual singing competition. About ten singing groups from within the area took part at the musical event. The two well-known musicians and brothers in Honiara Alex and Rexford Haro were the main judges during the singing event. The…

N/Malaita vehicle owners renew call

MORE than 15 passenger truck owners in North Malaita are calling on authorities to repair the North Malaita road. The 5 kilometer distance road covered the area from Bita’ama to Afufu villages which is now in its worst stage. In an interview with John Andrew Kiriwho is based in North Malaita yesterday, he said truck…

Payments under investigation

SYDNEY, (SMH) — Payments made by miners Allied Gold and St Barbara to a Solomon Islands’ government official are being investigated by the Australian Federal Police. Allied Gold, which was acquired by Perth-based St Barbara in 2012,­ ­allegedly provided benefits to the ­Solomon Islands’ outgoing opposition leader Matthew Wale from 2011. St Barbara then continued…

Alota’a starts its poultry project

ALOTA’A community high school (ACHS) in Auki Malaita province has kicked off its poultry project this week. The project was part of a plan to raising money for the school and its department. In an interview with agriculture teacher madam Freda Ruka, she said that the idea for this poultry project is to produce chicken…

SINU media class flooded

STUDENTS at the media and journalism classroom at the Solomon Islands National University, (SINU) Kukum campus turned up at class yesterday morning and were shocked to find their classroom being flooded with water as a result of the overnight showers. This happened due to a leaking roof. As result the tables were wet and the…