Is she still the clerk?

Questions raised over Sanga’s status QUESTIONS have been raised about former Clerk to National Parliament Taeasi Sanga still performing duties in parliament despite already resigning her job. Mrs Sanga resigned last month to contest the Speaker’s election, which she lost to government candidate Ajilon Nasiu. But concerned parliament insiders say after the speaker’s election, Mrs…

Malaita’s new man in charge

PETER Channel Ramohia is the new premier of Malaita Province. He was elected ahead of his only rival Rev. Michael Maeliau – polling 20 votes to Rev. Maelua’s 12 in the 32-seat Provincial Assembly. In his victory speech, Mr Ramohia thanked his colleagues who supported him for the new job and for putting their trust…

Temotu MPs urged to work together

AN academic has called on the three MPs from Temotu Province to work together and address pressing development issues in the province. University of South Pacific lecturer Dr Jack Maebuta made the call on Friday. The three Temotu MPs are Commins Mewa (Temotu Nende), Freda Tuki Soria (Temotu Vatud) and Duddley Kopu (Temotu Pele). They…

KGA rolls out activities

KASTOM Gaden Association (KGA) is rolling out its activities into the country. The association has spent almost the whole of the last year working with the disaster affected communities on relief efforts. KGA manager Clement Hadosaia said after the flooding the country experienced last year, we need to be serious about food security. “KGA will…

Council on 100-day programme

HONIARA City Council is currently on a 100-day programme, reorganising, reviving, reinforcing, and strengthening weak areas they need to work on Mayor Alfrence Fatai said the 100-day programme covers key specific areas identified by his executive and that need to be strengthened.  “This is the beginning of changes that we want to see happen during…

Candidate claims election threats

VOTERS at Nevenema ward in Temotu voted under threat and duress during the recent provincial elections, a losing candidate claims. Ruddy Oti made the claim in an interview with the Solomon Star. He says there were illegal moves engineered by certain individuals to scare and threatened voters. “Such actions tampered with the process of election…