MASI: Access of correct infor difficult

Media Association of Solomon Islands (MASI) President, Georgina Kekea has revealed that Journalists in the country are always finding it difficult to access information for verification of stories by authorities when reporting on ‘Corruption’ related issues.  Ms. Kekea highlighted this when speaking during a panel discussion after the launching of the Corruption Perception Index (CPI)…

WHY ARE WE SO CORRUPT?

SOLOMON ISLANDS ranked 44 out of 180 countries in the Corruption Perception Index (CPI) survey announced last week. CPI uses a scale of 0 to 100 to rank nations, where 0 is highly corrupt and 100 is very clean. Last week, the wise men and women of Solomon Islands congregated to discuss a solution. The…

Tongs donate PPEs worth $50k to NRH

The country’s leading supplier of building materials, general hardware, steel, and plumbing materials, Tongs Corporation has donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) to the National Referral Hospital worth around SBD$50,000, last Thursday. In a statement, the Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) is thankful for the assistance of 3000 protective face- masks, 2,400 60ML hand…

GOODBYE SIFF ACADEMY

Football Academy site now under NHA   The Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) has officially handed over its former headquarters at the Allan Boso Complex to the Hosting Authority (NHA) as one of the development sites for the 2023 Pacific Games. The handing over ceremony was held at Allen Boso Complex, SIFF Academy on Saturday and…