Garo blames St Barbra for Gold Ridge mess

Minister of Mines, Energy and Rural Electrification Moses Garu has called on St. Barbara Company to be more responsible. Mr Garo also cautioned the company not to mislead the public about the current issue on the mine site and the company. “Why should you blame the government? The Government, given the current complex situation and…

SSEC women end games

SOME 500 women from the South Seas Evangelical Church (SSEC) from 34 local churches in Honiara ended a day of sporting activities successfully during the weekend. Held at the Telekom recreational Hall on Saturday, the idea was to bring women from different SSEC local churches together.  Joyce Tua association secretary for SSEC women said friendly…

South Choiseul women undertake skills training

MORE than 400 women from South Choiseul have undergone two weeks of skills training on cloth dyeing and design and floral art. The skills training workshops, which were held at Papara, Sepa and Sasamunga villages July 28 – August 6, culminated from a partnership between the South Choiseul Constituency and the Ministry of Commerce, Industries,…

Shun junk food, parents told

PARENTS are urged not to feed their children with junk foods from shops. Under Secretary (Administration) to the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Oswald Ramo made the call, Thursday. This was during a brief handing over ceremony of planting materials and farming equipment/tools to Honiara based schools. The project was to ensure food security and…

Sasako hits out at PMO statement

INTENDING candidate, Alfred Sasako, has described as “pathetic and shallow” a statement issued by the Office of the Prime Minister and Cabinet in response to a report he has published regarding last Wednesday’s visit to Honiara by the US Secretary of State, John Kerry. Quoting sources in Washington DC and Honiara, Mr Sasako’s report said…

EU enjoy presents credentials here

THE European Union’s (EU) first-ever resident ambassador to Solomon Islands Leonidas Tezapsidis has presented his letter of credence to the Governor General Sir Frank Kabui at Government House, Thursday. At the ceremony, Ambassador Tezapsidis expressed honour for being entrusted by the EU to serve in the Solomon Islands – a country with which the EU…