School fee hike irks parents

INCREASES in school fees has raised grave concerns for parents who have been struggling to foot their children’s fees every year despite the government’s fee free education policy. The policy, which was implemented back in 2004 and carried on by the caretaker NCRA government, was part of the MDG (Millennium Development Goals), which stated that…

A reminder to be responsible

THE public has once again been reminded to be responsible over their behaviour and respect laws that govern the city. City Clerk Charles Kelly uttered these sentiments in an interview with the Solomon Star on Wednesday. My Kelly admitted it is quite difficult to implement city council by laws when people from many different backgrounds…

Water shortage affects students

Alota’a community high school near Auki, Malaita is currently experiencing water shortage following lack of rain over the past two weeks and it had affected students. The shortage affected both the secondary and primary students. The school’s deputy school principal Godfrey Salo said even the water supply from the Solomon Islands Water Authority (SIWA) has…