OBE reform – a catastrophe

Dear Editor – I WISH to make some clarifications on the subject, which appeared in your paper by John Iromea. As he touched on a very important issue in our education system, I wish to write and share also my personal limited understanding of the OBE. First OBE is an approach not to change the…

Retiring Cathy

Dear Editor – I wish to share my view on the premature calling of retirement for Catherine Anilafa from the Solomon Islands Red Cross Children school. Catherine is the current head mistress of the Special development centre since 70s, and although she deserves a retirement now, I as a parent representing all the others thinks…

Collecting of ID cards

Dear Editor – In the past days, a Guadalcanal MP has been through his community agents collecting ID cards from people in villages of his constituency. The real motive behind this exercise is not known to us constituents. According to the agents when collecting the ID cards, they claim that distribution of food and relief…

West Honiara MP’s honesty

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OBE reform

Dear Editor – Since this is a very important change that will affect our education system, though my status as a street sweeper not worthy of contributing to the issue, as a parent and a concerned Solomon Islanders, I feel it would be a failure of my side if I do not contribute as directed…

Mbokonavera school

Dear Editor- It is now six weeks after the flash floods had destroyed parts of the city and people since evacuated to Mbokonavera school and are still there till now. As a parent whose child is in one of the examination classes, I am really concerned after the lack of communication from Honiara City Council…

Why I slapped students

King George VI School principal clarifies action PRINCIPAL of state-owned King George Sixth School Samuel Fangata has admitted he slapped students who were disrespectful and deliberately broke school rules. But he denied swearing at them. Mr Fangata was at the centre of social media discussions in the past days after it was revealed he slapped…

Police crime update

Police arrest rape suspect at Sun Valley GUADALCANAL police arrested a 19-year old man from Malaita in relation to an alleged rape of a 3-year old girl, at the Sun Valley area, over the weekend. Following police investigation, police raided the male suspect’s home at Sun Valley on early Saturday and apprehended him. Police alleged…