LOGGING TRAGEDY

Two killed in horrific vehicle accident By WILSON SAENIin Auki   TWO logging workers were killed in a horrific vehicle accident in east Fataleka, Malaita, last Saturday. The deceased – a local and an Indonesian – were employees of Malaysian logging firm Samlimsan.  A third worker, a local, survived by jumping off the back of…

WALE: GOV’T FAILS PEOPLE

CURRENT struggles and difficulties Solomon Islanders face are a result of Government failures, Opposition leader Mathew Wale says. He stated this in a lengthy and explosive speech he delivered in parliament yesterday in response to the speech from the throne. “The oppressors have taken over everything from the oppressed ordinary Solomon Islanders, leaving them behind…

Improving support for female survivors of violence

Support for women and girl survivors of sexual and gender-based violence continues to improve as SAFENET Referral Network member numbers continue to increase.  SAFENET consists of government and non-government organisations who provide services for survivors of sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV). This escalation in support for SAFENET followed last week’s completion of a nine-province series…