U.S Secretary of State arrives today

UNITED States Secretary of State John Kerry arrives today on his first visit to Solomon Islands. He’ll spent a couple of hours in Honiara before flying over to Hawai’, where he’ll end his Asia-Pacific trip that includes Burma, Australia, and Solomon Islands. In Honiara, he will attend wreath-laying ceremonies at the Guadalcanal American Memorial and…

Malaita premier praises NCRA

MALAITA premier Edwin Suibaea has applauded the NCRA Government for living up to its promise in delivering the $2.9 million cheque towards the rehabilitation of Kilu’ufi Hospital over the weekend. The cheque was handed over to Kilu’ufi Hospital on Saturday by the deputy prime minister Manasseh Maelanga. MrSuibaea thanked NCRA on behalf of his government…

SIDT launches election awareness

SOLOMON Islands Development Trust (SIDT) launched its election awareness programme last week. SIDT theatre trainer Joseph Majo said Gela theatre group in Central Province had already covered 10 communities. “They perform the voter’s education awareness script, distribute DVDs, magazines and brochures,” Mr Majo said. He added theatre leaders reported that many people from the communities…

New training for SAFENET members

MEMBERS of SAFENET are embarking on a week-long training program that will introduce them to the standard operating procedures of the referral system, and help build their professional capacity to respond to the needs of their clients. This workshop, which started on Monday, was the first of its kind to bring together members of SAFENET…