Call to address Su’u’s water problem

Students of Su’u National Secondary School (NSS) in Malaita Province who will be returning for academic learning in two weeks’ time are calling on the school education authority to address the long-standing water problem at the school. Its understand the school has been facing a water problem since last year. Speaking to the Solomon Star a…

Call for lifters

WEIGHTLIFTING athletes are asked to resume training as soon as possible. The call was made by coach and athlete, Jenly Wini yesterday. Ms. Wini who is currently the country’s top weightlifter said it is important that athletes resume training as important competitions are coming up. One of the ongoing competitions is the online weightlifting competition…

December records highest repatriation

The month of December 2020 had seen the highest number of repatriated citizens from overseas. This was revealed by Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavere in his weekly nationwide address. The PM said that the country had recorded 821 people being repatriated in the month of December alone.  “In the month of December alone, we brought in…

PM slams report

PRIME Minister (PM) Manasseh Sogavare has slammed media report on the SBD$1.2 million from the People’s Republic of China (PRC) aimed at supporting the Ministry of Health and Medical Services fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Media reports stated that there were speculations the SBD$1.2 million 19 has already been used for the Economic Stimulus Package (ESP)…

‘Publish ESP recipients’

AN outspoken community leader on the Economic Stimulus Package (ESP) has thrown down the gauntlet on the Government to disclose the true status of the facility, saying there is only one way to prove it still has money. “Publish the list of ESP recipients for all to see. It is the only way to prove…

Repatriation flights delayed 

THE third and final flight to repatriate the remaining students from the Philippines which was to leave yesterday has been delayed. Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare announced that the final repatriation had been delayed to the 21st of January. Mr. Sogavare said the reason behind the delay is because the final paperwork for about 30 of…

MPG rescues health workers

The Malaita Provincial Government (MPG) has stepped in to foot the salary of all Malaita Provincial Health direct employees following the delay of the service grant from the national government to the Malaita Provincial Health Sector.  MPG under the leadership of Premier Daniel Suidani has done an extraordinary move last week by allocating $200,000 to…

Vaccination plan

PRIME Minister (PM) Manasseh Sogavare says he hopes the country’s whole population will be vaccinated by the end of 2021. Speaking during his first nationwide address for this year, Mr. Sogavare said that in the next couple of months 0.25 percentage of the population should be vaccinated by then. “My government has submitted our country’s…

SINU welcomes new PVCC, Shadrach Fanega

The Solomon Islands National University has a new Pro-Vice-Chancellor Corporate (PVCC). He is a prominent senior citizen, a suitably qualified and vast experienced public servant, Mr. Shadrach Fanega. Mr. Fanega who hails from Malaita Province succeeded the late John Usuramo, who untimely passed away last year. His appointment was made after completion of all recruitment…