Croc kills girl,7

A GIRL, 7, from Manita village in west Bauro, Makira/UlawaProvince, has been the latest victim of crocodile attacks, over the weekend. The girl was playing with her friend at a river mouth where her mother was fishing, when the croc pulled her down into the river. Senior sergeant Peter Sitai of Kirakira police confirmed the…

Land dispute key setback to Malaita development

LAND dispute is key problem that hampers the many planned developments for Malaita, a provincial member said. Speaking during the opening of a Shell-Money Festival hosted at Busu village during teh weekend, provincial member for Langalanga Lagoon, ward 30, Randal Sifoni said a lot of development plans have been put in place but were never…

Malaita has tourism potential: Manetoali

Minister of Tourism and Culture Samuel Manetoali has made his first visit to Malaita Province over the weekend. He was accompanied by staff of the ministry and Solomon Island Visitors Bureau (SIVB) Chairman Wilson Nee. Mr Manetoali attended a Shell Money Festival organised at Busu village, Langa Langa lagoon and visited tourism establishments around Auki.…

Shun junk food, parents told

PARENTS are urged not to feed their children with junk foods from shops. Under Secretary (Administration) to the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Oswald Ramo made the call, Thursday. This was during a brief handing over ceremony of planting materials and farming equipment/tools to Honiara based schools. The project was to ensure food security and…