Kuve resigns as Western premier

Robert Pye Kuve has stepped down as Western provincial premier effective Tuesday. His resignation follows his continuous ill-health which had forced him to undergo medical attention in Australia recently. An executive member of the Western Provincial Government last night confirmed Kuve’s resignation. Its understood the Assembly Speaker, Richard Tekifono has received the letter of resignation…

Gov’t urged to come clean on AFP proposal

THE Parliamentary Opposition Group has urged the Government to clear the air over claims Australian Federal Police (AFP) is intending to be permanently stationed in Solomon Islands. In a statement, the Opposition Group said the Government must come clean on whether the claims are true or not. “The Government needs to be reminded that any…

Justice for the Poor and Marginalised

I invite you to this very important discussion over the next couple of weeks to look at the subject, “Justice for the Poor and Marginalised.” The Bible speaks loud and clear that involuntary poverty is an offense against the goodness of God. It is related in the Bible to powerlessness, for the poor cannot protect…

MP told to prioritise health, education

WHILST the Member of Parliament (MP) for East Kwara’ae must be thanked for purchasing machines to do road maintenance within his constituency, there is also a need for him to prioritise health and education issues in east Malaita. This was according to an east Kwara’ae constituent, Andrew Idu. In an interview with the Solomon Star…

Priest died in Vanuatu

A priest of Anglican Church had died in Vanuatu over the weekend. Moffat Aio, from Ata’a in Baegu Asifola, Malaita province passed away after a short illness. He lived in Vanuatu for about four years after an ordination in Honiara. His body arrived on Sunday for a funeral at Bishop Dale church at Rifle range,…

Guadalcanal celebrates big day

GUADALCANAL province has successfully celebrated its 32nd second appointed day on Monday. The occasion which convened dignitaries from the national government, Guadalcanal provincial government and members of the public is a proud moment for the province as it commemorates the very day Guadalcanal affirmed to stand as a province by itself. Monday’s celebration started with…