Tomorrow is a girl

WHEN girls are not assured the same opportunities as boys, whether one speaks of the level of ones’ education or which profession one would like to pursue, we as families, villages, societies and nations are short-changing ourselves. For when girls suffer such realities, economies deprive themselves of half their potential professionals — scientists, innovators, socio-economic…

SINCW congratulates Tozaka on election win

THE Solomon Islands National Council of Women (SINCW) yesterday congratulated Jane Tozaka, who is the newly elected Provincial Assembly member for Irigila, ward 10, in Velala vela. General Secretary of SINCW Lorio Sisiolo said SINCW was delighted with the victory. “A saying goes “behind a successful woman, there is always a man” and as such…

Why I re-applied for the top police job

A response to discriminatory and defamatory statements against me I am a great believer in free speech and a free press but there are limitations imposed by the law of defamation as to what can be written and said. The law has generally been codified as ‘Defamation’ but some common law jurisdictions also distinguish between…

Why I sacked Leni

THIS is my response to a number of articles you published over the past few days on matters regarding the Solomon Islands Ports Authority (SIPA. Let me first confirm that in exercise of the powers conferred upon us, the Minister of Infrastructure Development and the Minister of Finance, by Regulation 14 (1) of the State-owned…