“TELL US MORE”

Suidani wants clarity on USAID SCALE Program ORGANISATIONS responsible for implementing the USAID SCALE Program in Malaita Province must clearly define their roles and goals in the implementation of the program for the province. Malaita Province premier, Daniel Suidani made this statement during a virtual meeting organised by one of the five USAID SCALE Program…

EAGLES U16 IN TOWN

THE Malaita Eagles Under -16 soccer team have safely arrived in Honiara from Auki yesterday, to compete in the under 16 Solomon Cup. The tournament is set to kick off tomorrow.  The team which comprises of students from schools in rural parts of the province have spent months of training and preparedness for the competition.…

STUDENTS COVID-19 POSITIVE

Two local students in Fiji tested positive for Coronavirus   TWO students studying at the University of the South Pacific (USP) Laucala, Fiji have been tested positive for Covid-19. According to one executive member of the Solomon Islands Students Association (SISA), both students were confirmed to be infected by the virus following a test early…

Shortlands groundbreaking fulfills people’s cry

THE historic groundbreaking ceremony at Lofung in the Shortland Islands, Western Province yesterday now fulfills the long time wish and desire of people residing along the Western Border region for a robust, structured and established border security management approach. A Government Communication Unit (GCU) statement last night said, the ceremony marks the beginning of the…

Hospital CEO calls on HCC

THERE is need for Honiara City Council to open some of its clinics during weekends to take up some of the burden currently vested upon National Referral Hospital. National Referral Hospital chief executive officer Dr George Malefoasi made this statement at a press conference on Tuesday. The press conference was organised following growing concerns from…

NEW HOPE ACADEMY, DEO’S LATEST VICTIM

IF you think the public has exhausted being aware of alleged questionable business dealings by AIPF owner, Rwandan national, Deogratias Harorimana in Honiara, think again. Or if you think that Dr. Deo’s dealings were confined to the building industry only, think again. Still, if you think his dealings with schools in Honiara were confined to…

Vahia: Buala wharf a top priority

ISABEL Provincial Deputy Premier Tony Vahia and the people of Isabel want to see the National Government and the responsible authority fix or just build them a new wharf on Buala. Vahia highlighted in his speech at town-ground in Honiara to mark the Isabel Provincial 2nd Appointed Day belated celebration for Isabelians living and working…

Confusion mounts over suspended PS’s role

  THE Malaita Provincial Government has felt the absence of the suspended Provincial Secretary (PS) Fredrick Fa’abasua services to be severe, as confusion arises between the Provincial Executive and Administration over issuing of business licences. When PS Fa’abasua was in office, MARA executives did not have any issue with the administration over who should issue…