CALL TO STAFF CLINIC

An appeal to staff Maetawa Clinic as quickly as possible By George AtkinKira Kira Correspondent THE Chairman of Maetawa Clinic of Ward 5 in Arosi 2 of West Makira, Mr William Ha’abwara has appealed to the Ministry of Health and Medical Services to staff the newly built Maetawa Community Health Centre as quickly as possible.…

NOT SUIDANI BUT MRS KAUHUE

Women advocator to speak at Firisua’s election launch MALAITA Premier Daniel Suidani will no longer be able to speak at the election campaign launch of Central Honiara candidate Pauline Radoe Firisua, Saturday. This was due to a change in Suidani’s official engagement. However, Mrs. Firisua said she was pleased women’s rights advocator Ella Kauhue has…

Gov’t’s anti-corruption flagship policy is off the ground

AFTER ten months of “painful and frustrating” experience, the Government’s flagship policy on anti-corruption is finally up and running. The event was marked by the swearing-in of the head of the newly-established Solomon Islands Independent Commission Against Corruption (SIICAC), John Hugani Kouni, in Honiara on Thursday.  The brief ceremony sealed Mr. Kouni’s five-year appointment as…

Police news in brief

* Police land issue at Pelau, MOI sorted* Three crocs killed in Choiseul* POLICE 24/7 operation continues Police land issue at Pelau, MOI sorted    A MEETING over land issues between chiefs, landowners of Pelau, Malaita Outer Islands and Police last week has been successful. Police Chief Mostyn Mangau has travelled to Pelau with the…

Warriors finished off third

TELEKOM S-League defending champions Solomon Warriors finished off round one of the TSL season on the third spot with 19 points. They wrapped up round one of the country’s premier club competition with a comfortable 4- 1 against debutants Honiara City at Lawson Tama on Wednesday. The debutants started off on the front foot with…

Publishing of ESP recipients curtail corruption 

Transparency Solomon Islands (TSI) acknowledges on day one that at times like this Covid-19 pandemic, emergency powers are needed pointing out at the same time that these must have a clear deadline and limited scope.  Furthermore, based on experiences of the ethnic tension days the Executive Government was reminded about the indispensable importance of protecting…

Our first visually impaired lawyer

Solomon Islands has created history by producing a first-ever visually impaired (blind) person to have graduated with a Bachelor of Law in the South Pacific. Edwin Babanisi from Shortlands in Western Province and Makira on Thursday graduated from the University of the South Pacific (USP) after years of study at the USP Laucala Campus.  Due…