Ministry launches new website

A new website for the Ministry of National Unity, Reconciliation and Peace has been launched with support from UNDP under UN Trust Fund for Human Security. The website’s launch marked another step forward for the ministry and its partners in disseminating information to locals and those abroad, including interested organisations and individuals. Permanent Secretary Lennis…

Youths mark church anniversary

About a thousand youths of the Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) church from Guadalcanal and Honiara converged at Malamala village, south Guadalcanal to celebrate a youth centenary. The ceremony was held as part of the 100 years celebration of the arrival of the Seventh Day Adventist church on Guadalcanal. A youth leader Jerolie Belabule said the…

Agriculture minister visits Honiara farmers

A team from the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock paid a field visit to Honiara communities engaged in backyard farming, Friday. Led by the Minister of Agriculture, Augustine Auga and his Permanent Secretary Jimi Saelea, the team visited nursery greenhouse sites around Honiara. Sites visited were the backyard gardens component of the 2010 Agriculture and…

Police told to ‘dig deeper’

A former High Court judge has urged the police to dig deeper in their investigation of the Mbikeisland shooting. Australian Stephen Pallaras made the comments after police arrested one suspect in relation to the incident, which occurred on 9 December last year. Jim Aita is being held in custody on charges of threatening with firearm,…

DPP Lawyers leaving office

I’m concern at the trend, says Talasasa DIRECTOR of Public Prosecutions Ronald Bei Talasasa says he’s gravely concern about the future of his office. Mr Talasasa raised this after three of his senior prosecutors will be leaving shortly to join the Magistrate’s Court. “I’m very concerned about the future of the Office of the Director…

Ete launches election survey report

DEPUTY Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs Douglas Ete on Friday launched the Election Survey Report in Parliament. In his remarks, Mr Ete said the report is an important document for policy makers to read. “This government supports the intention of women participating in political leadership” Mr Ete said. He added he will present…