Bachelor of teaching Primary- (SINU-SOEH)

Dear Editor – I’d like to say something about the bachelor of teaching primary under- School of Education and Humanities Science (SOEH). Before I comment, first and foremost I would like to thank the Management of SOLOMON ISLANDS NATIONAL UNIVERSITY (SINU) and the administrative for their working together with positive decision to implement the degree…

Fiji-Solomons air dispute

Dear Editor – This serious issue is receiving very little reporting in any medium and many questions need addressing. Is the dispute between the governments or the airlines? Is the air safety regulator, CAASI, making commercial decisions outside its remit which detrimentally affect Solomon Islands and Solomon Airlines? Solomon Islands and Solomon Airlines suffer as…

30 more diarrhoea cases in Buala

BUALA Hospital in Isabel says another 30 diarrhoeacases were diagnosed and admitted this week. The hospital received an influx of cases last month. Senior hospital nurse Ambrose Kikolo said these cases were referred from the nearby clinics. He said they treat patients and advised them to drink more water. Meanwhile, he urged villagers to boil…

Hunt for ATM robbery suspects still on

POLICE are still hunting down suspects believed to be part of the ANZ Bank automatic teller machine robbery at Kukum, east Honiara, last month. Acting assistant police commissioner for National Capital Gabriel Manelusi said the operation to arrest suspects is still on and they are not backing down. Police have already arrested four suspects who…

Tango claims ministers bribed

FORMER Renbel premier Lence Tango has accused his deserted ministers of accepting bribes from a logging company operating in the province. Mr Tango claimed Samlimsun bribed the ministers to join the non-executive bench in fear of “my government kicking them out of Renbel”. “I have a high court case with Samlimsun for failing to pay…

Croc kills girl,7

A GIRL, 7, from Manita village in west Bauro, Makira/UlawaProvince, has been the latest victim of crocodile attacks, over the weekend. The girl was playing with her friend at a river mouth where her mother was fishing, when the croc pulled her down into the river. Senior sergeant Peter Sitai of Kirakira police confirmed the…

Pragmatism and politics at work in Solomons

It appears that the Hon Sogavare has become more forgiving and forgetting, based on Radio New Zealand International reports about the appointment of another Australian as Commissioner of the Royal Solomon Islands Police after the debacle of the expulsion of the last Australian Police Commissioner, Shane Castle.    This might be considered to be pragmatic, given…

Women empowered with piggery, poultry knowledge

About 40 members of the Solomon Islands Women in Business Association (SIWIBA) has successfully completed a one-week workshop on Piggery and Poultry training at the Dioceses of Guadalcanal Conference Room at All Saints Compound last week. The training was facilitated by Hearly Aleve of the Ministry of Agriculture. The training aimed to empower women to…