Increased support for education

THE Government’s budget for education has increased over the last five years. That’s according to the Minister of Education Lanelle Tanagnada during her contribution in parliament last Monday. “SIG budget for education has significantly increased over the last five years relatively to the other demands on the government budget and relatively to GDP. “Investment in…

Burnt areas found with high levels of toxic gases

Findings from initial assessments conducted on the burnt buildings from the recent unrest found moderate to high health risks. Led by the National Disaster Council (NDC) through the National Disaster Operation Centre (N-DOC), the assessments were conducted by the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF), Central Fire and Rescue Services, Honiara City Council, Ministry of…

Pfizer launch planned

IF all goes to plan, Government through the Ministry of Health and Medical Services will this week officially launch the vaccination rollout for the Pfizer vaccine on Thursday. This was revealed by the National Health Emergency Operation Centre (NHEOC) Incident Controller Dr Nemia Bainivalu. He was speaking yesterday during the COVID-19 talk-back show over the…

Opposition Leader calls for investigation of allegations concerning PM

The Leader of Opposition, Hon. Mathew Wale, has called for the commencement of a full and thorough criminal investigation into serious criminal allegations concerning PM Sogavare. “I call on the police and criminal investigation authorities to immediately start criminal investigations into abduction and conspiracy to murder allegations that involve our Prime Minister back in 2000”.…

SIM card registration is to protect all

MINISTER of Communication & Aviation and Member of Parliament for Central Guadalcanal, Peter Shanel Agovaka says the SIM card registration is good for all citizen and not only for government leaders. He stated this in response to the statement made by the member of east Are’are, Peter Kenilorea Jr who spoke against the sim registration…

Court adjourns sentence on curfew breach

THE sentence for the juveniles who confessed to breaching the curfew on November 26 will be delivered on Monday. Principal Magistrate Felix Hollison was unable to deliver the sentence because only one of the juveniles was present in court, Friday. Lawyer representing the juveniles said he only managed to contact one of the juvenile who…

BODO HITS OUT AT PM

MEMBER of Parliament (MP) for North West Guadalcanal, Bodo Detke has come out publicly for the first time to speak out against a failed attempted murder incident 20 years ago, involving Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare. The allegation was confessed by former member of the defunct Malaita Eagle Force (MEF), Moses Su’u. Mr. Su’u made the…