Tanakuku cannot host students: Parent

STUDENT’s intakes for form one at Tanakuku community high school in northwest Guale have raised concerns over the school’s incapability to hot secondary students. Students and parents say the school enrolled 50 students for form one this year, but it has no buildings prepared for the students. Peter Chikai said most of the students’ needs…

Gizo steps up fight to keep out giant snail

MINISTER of Agriculture in the Western Provincial government Wayne Maepio supports the initiative of the Bio-security Division of the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock to step up the fight to reduce and eradicate the African Giant Snail. Mr Maepio made the comments during a meeting in Gizo last week. Supporting the sentiments, Gizo quarantine officer…

‘Stop the disunity, walk the talk’

A CONCERN man in Auki town is calling on the newly formed Malaita executive to put out their differences and worked together for the betterment of the province. Robert Unu said there is not time for unnecessary disagreements. “Members of the executive should work together and stop their disagreements. That is just one post, teamwork…

Dangerous agricultural pest here

THE Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) officials said on Wednesday they had found a beetle considered to be one of the world’s most dangerous agricultural pests known as oryctes rhinoceros, has been confirmed to be present in Honiara. The coconut Oryctes rhinoceros is a species of rhinoceros beetle attacks the developing fronds of coconut,…

PM assured support for Tina Hydro Project

Prime Minister Hon Manasseh Sogavare has been impressed with the progress made by the Tina Hydro Development Project team when the group met and briefed him on the developments. The group Include Project Manager Mark France, Strategic Advisor Paul Roughan and Fred Conning, Technical Advisor. During the briefing, the Prime Minister was told that the…