Who will be the new PM?

Sogavare, Fugui, Hou among names mentioned THE question looming in the minds of many Solomon Islanders is who will be the country’s next Prime Minister? This will be revealed next Tuesday when all 50 MPs vote for the country’s new prime minister. Already former Prime Minister, Manasseh Sogavare has been confirmed as the candidate from…

Fiji clarifies flight dispute saga

FijiLive: FIJI’S Minister for Public Enterprise Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum says there appears to be a move to sabotage efforts to resolve the impasse between the Fiji Airways and the Solomon Airlines. Responding to Member of Opposition Semesa Karavaki in the House yesterday, Sayed-Khaiyum said the Fijian Government remains keen to resolve the issue. “We are still…

Battle for political jobs

WHILST the fight to maintain the number to form the next government mounts, party lobbyists and supporters are also up in arms for political jobs. The Solomon Star uncovered quite a number of people who claimed to be supporters of the two camps and are closely eyeing the jobs. Most are good friends and associates…

Group defies Act?

THE Honiara Hotel grouping, which claimed 27 members on Tuesday night, is still to submit its coalition agreement to the Political Parties Commission, it was revealed. The group consists of United Democratic Party, Kadere (SI) and defect members of People Alliance Party. They have yet to sign a coalition agreement and come up with a…

Sogavare on Australia

MANASSEH Sogavare plans to take a ‘diplomatic approach’ towards development partners including Australia, if he wins the Prime Minister’s race next Tuesday. The two-time Prime Minister is contesting the PM’s seat after he was nominated by the Honiara Hotel’s group on Tuesday night. Sogavare came into the international spotlight after he accused the then Australia…

Flight cancelled, students frustrated

ABOUT 200 Solomon Islands Government (SIG) sponsored students studying at the University of the South Pacific (USP) at Laucala campus in Fiji were shocked after their flight were cancelled in the final hours of the departure yesterday. Reports reaching the paper said the students were about to board a bus from Suva-Nadi when they were…

Church fellowship ends

The Kingdom International Prayer Center has successfully closed its two days fellowship program over the weekend. This was held at Emanuel Kingdom International Prayer Center in Central Kwara’ae, Malaita Province. Guest speaker at the program was Pastor Ishmael Waga from Kwaina Village in West Kwaio. Ten (10) Kingdom International prayer centers from Central Kwara’ae attended…