Ho’oto: Agriculture vital sector for economy

DEPUTY Secretary Technical for the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) Michael Ho’ota said agriculture is an important sector for the Solomon Islands’ national economy.  It sustains 85 percent of the rural population with food crops, cash crops, and livestock for their daily livelihoods, food, and social security. Ho’ota made this remarks at the Capacity…

Insurance must be inclusive: Renbel

The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) has conducted its last and final insurance policy consultation program at Rennell and Bellona Province on Tuesday this week. This session follows after a year of consultations conducted throughout six provinces in 2020 before the final stop in the last two provinces this year in Temotu and Renbel Province. CBSI…

“I AM INNOCENT”

Councillor Dora declares her innocence in ‘questionable payments’   DORA HUAPII IROFIA – the Councillor whose company was at the centre of alleged questionable payments by the Honiara City Council – has denied any wrong doing, declaring her innocence. Cr. Irofia is the member for Cruz Ward in the Honiara City Council. She was the…

‘STAY OUT’

Mamae urges public to ‘stay out’ of HCC matters   FORMER Mayor and City Councillor for Ngosi Ward, Wilson Mamae has urged the public to refrain from making further blatant allegations and allow the responsible authorities to deal with HCC matters as stipulated in the Special Audit Report. In an exclusive interview with this paper…

Feni joins KOSSA

KOSSA FC continues to add strength to its line up for the upcoming 2021/2022 Telekom S-league (TSL) season with another important signing. KOSSA confirmed on Thursday the signing of Gagame Feni, one of the country’s top strikers. The signing marks the second transfer from former champions, Solomon Warriors after Judd Molea’s transfer. “The club is delighted…

SINU owed $123M in unpaid tuition

STUDENTS owe the Solomon Islands National University (SINU) nearly $123 million in unpaid tuition fees, the latest figures released by SINU earlier this week have shown. The Solomon Star has obtained a copy of the list, which also shows details of students, their faculties as well as how much they owe in unpaid tuition fees.…