Kuma missed the whole point

Dear Editor – I really sympathize with Kuma and those whose views he is trying to represent in his contribution to the current debate on the question, “who should take the responsibility to pay the former attorney general for his forced removal from Solomon Islands in December 2007?” Unfortunately, he missed the whole point of…

SIDT without Roughan

Manedika: We are now living out the legacy our founder left behind. It’s hard to imagine Solomon Islands Development Trust (SIDT) moving forward without the presence and guidance of its late founder Dr John Roughan. But three months on after Roughan’s passing last October, SIDT director Longden Manedika said they are now living out the…

What is hepatitis?

Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver, most commonly caused by a viral infection. There are five main hepatitis viruses, referred to as types A, B, C, D and E. These five types are of greatest concern because of the burden of illness and death they cause and the potential for outbreaks and epidemic spread.…

Goodbye lanterns, welcome solar

“DUSK is here, I need my lights on.” The voice was frail and soft. No one was nearby to hear the delicate call. She could not raise her voice no-more. Ellen was in her late 60s and current technology was obviously new for an old lady. Ellen had been using a wee solar panel set…

Young woman to serve in NZ

STACY Kwanafia, 19, daughter of John Sam and Amalyn Kwanafia, Green Valley Honiara, has recently been called to serve a full time mission in the New Zealand Auckland Mission of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. A statement from the church said Stacy will enter the Missionary Training Center in New Zealand on…

TSL resumes after delay

Round two of the Telekom S-league will finally kick off today following a two-week delay. The second round of the TSL could not start as earlier scheduled due to the week-long wet weather experienced in the national capital, Honiara in recent days. Matches will be played at the Lawson Tama Stadium. Four matches have been…