FULL SCALE EXECUTION

Preparation for the full-scale implementation of the $165-million grant agreement between the US foreign aid agency and SIG is underway FULL-SCALE execution of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Threshold Programme is set to proceed next year with the arrival of the programme’s Solomon Islands in-country Director, Charles Jakosa. MCC is an independent United Sates Government…

ACCESSIBLE INFRASTRUCTURE FOR ALL

The Solomon Islands Infrastructure Program (SIIP) is acknowledging this year’s International Day of Persons with Disabilities (3 December) by highlighting infrastructure’s vital role in creating ‘transformative solutions for inclusive development’ – this year’s theme. “Well-designed and well-constructed infrastructure can either transform the lives of people using it, or create barriers to social and economic opportunities…

RSIPF welcomes 67 new Police officers

The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) has welcomed 65 new Police officers who have graduated as police constable today (2nd of December 2022) at Rove Police Headquarters. The graduates consist of 48 males and 17 females who were selected from different provinces. The patron of the recruit course is Honourable Patterson Oti, Speaker of…

Transparency Solomon Islands commends Judge Keniapisia – Halt of the Export of illegally logged Tubi

Transparency Solomon Islands (TSI) commends Justice Keniapisia for his bravery and commitment to upholding the law and processes and judicial procedure of the independent, sovereign democratic state of Solomon Islands, the right of the resource owners who are the citizens of this country to be heard in our court systems. It is very disturbing that…

Nominations for Sports Awards underway

NOMINATIONS for the Solomon Islands National Institute of Sports (SINIS) Sports Awards are now open. According to the Solomon Islands National Institute of Sports (SINIS), nominations are open to the public; however eligible nominees will only include SINIS national athletes and coaches. SINIS encourages anyone to nominate deserving Athletes or Coaches under the relevant categories. Award…

Team Up starts workshop

THE Team Up team from Australia will conclude a three day workshop program for sporting organizations in the Solomon Islands today. The workshop program was officially open by the Australian High Commission, Solomon Islands’ acting Counsellor Political, Gabriella Barnes on Wednesday at the at the Solomon Islands National Institute of Sport (SINIS). The program is…

SITCO outgoing CEO farewelled

The Outgoing CEO of the Solomon Islands Tobacco Company, Kazi Rahman has been commended for his immense contribution to the development of Solomon Islands. Hon. Prime Minister, Manasseh Sogavare formally thanked Mr. Kazi for his service to SITCO and the nation during a Cocktail Farewell this evening.   “Over the last 4 years SITCO have…