So reassuring at last

Dear Editor – Sogavare for the PM Job. It was indeed refreshing to see and read the Solomon Star front page on Wednesday that one of our dedicated and most loyal Members of our Parliamentary Democracy may become the next Prime Minister. Also very comforting were the composition of academics, experiences and heavy weights in…

Elections features

Dear Editor – Your readers might be interested in some of the facts that the recent general elections have revealed when the statistics are examined more closely. The base statistics used for the following analysis is sourced from the “national general elections 2014 results” in the Island Sun Issue No.1845, for Thursday 27th Nov. on…

Auki police hopes for peaceful election

AUKI police says they are hoping to see another peaceful provincial election day in Malaita province, Wednesday next week. Provincial police commander Alfred Uiga revealed this on Wednesday. Uiga said that in the last month’s general voting day in Malaita province, he was very happy with the way public were behaving. “We have experienced very…

Children’s forum held in Gizo

Save the Children successfully hosted a children’s forum in Gizo last week. The forum coincided with the International Children’s Day celebrations in the Western Provincial capital. Students from seven schools participated in the forum which included a speech contest on the pillars of child protection; Protection, Participation, survival and Development. The children during the forum…

Honiara Hotel group remains intact

THE Coalition block based at the Honiara Hotel led by Prime Minister Candidate Hon. Manasseh Sogavare remains intact with 27 MP’s (Members of Parliament) still present there. This was following unconfirmed reports from the opposite camp that some of the Honiara Hotel camp members have decided to move to the Mendana Hotel, following Mr Sogavare’s…

Who will be the new PM?

Sogavare, Fugui, Hou among names mentioned THE question looming in the minds of many Solomon Islanders is who will be the country’s next Prime Minister? This will be revealed next Tuesday when all 50 MPs vote for the country’s new prime minister. Already former Prime Minister, Manasseh Sogavare has been confirmed as the candidate from…