City Councillor speaks up

WHY MAYOR SACKED ME By ESTHER NURIA    HONIARA City Council’s Chairman for Finance Billy Abae says he was sacked this week from his position for questioning an advance request mayor Wilson Mamae forwarded to his office for approval. And Abae claimed his dismissal was unfair because he was simply doing his job. “The primary…

NATIONAL COACH IDENTIFIED

Name to be announced soon by SIFF By CROFTON UTUKANA The Solomon Island Football Federation (SIFF) has identified a national coach to lead the senior men’s national team. SIFF confirmed this via a statement, Wednesday. “A long-term coach for the national men’s football team will be named soon after a preferred candidate has been identified…

TONGS SUPPORTS GOVERNMENT

Tongs Builders Warehouse a locally owned company has provided free of charge a warehouse at its Henderson compound to support the government in its operations for COVID-19 and Tropical Cyclone Harold. The property is a huge general-purpose warehouse capable of holding tons of supplies for safekeeping while the arrangement is made for distribution to impacted…

Suidani donates 400 knives 

Member of the Malaita Provincial Assembly for Ward 5 and Premier for Malaita Province Daniel Suidani has donated 400 knives to households in West Fataleka. Premier Suidani donated the knives and grading files to Ward 5 Ward Development Committee (WDC) yesterday in Auki. The premier said the donation is part of the MARA government measures…

West steps up covid-19 preparedness

PREPARATION by the Western Provincial Government (WPG) disaster committee is at a high level says Chairman of the National Camp Management Sector Committee (NCMSC), Karl Kuper. This was during his visit with heads of WPG and disaster operations counter-parts in Gizo on Monday. Having made the statement, Kuper said the people of Western Province should…

USAID assists cyclone victims

UNITED States Government representative Keithie Saunders and World Vision Response Manager Shupayi Mpunga-Direen visited Lelea Lau and Rurete communities in East Honiara this week to hand over needed relief supplies for the victims of Tropical Cyclone Harold. The assistance is part of the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) US$400,000 commitment to support the…