GO HOME, TILL THE LAND

MINISTER of Finance and Treasury Harry Kuma is urging youths and people who aimlessly roam the streets of Honiara to go home and till their land. He made this comment during his contribution to the sine-die motion in parliament last week. “We should learn from the success stories of rural kava farmers continuously told through…

Sigimanu calls for positive reporting 

MEDIA has been urged to report more positive news than negative in order to help with the development of this country.  Solomon Airlines, Commercial Manager, Colin Sigimanu has stated this when presenting the Airlines’ situation during the Media Association of Solomon Islands (MASI) three-day workshop on strengthening the capacity of journalists to report on the…

Commissioner Manelusi announces seven promotions

The Correctional Service Solomon Island (CSSI) Commissioner Gabriel Manelusi has formally announced the promotion of seven new senior officers. He made the announcement at the Correctional Service Headquarter at Rove yesterday the 9 December 2020. During the Ceremony, CSSI Commissioner Gabriel Manelusi said that he is pleased to inform that the Police and Prison Service…

MASI strengthens capacity of journalists

MEMBERS Of the Solomon Islands Media Association (MASI) are attending a three days workshop on strengthening the capacity of journalists to report on the Covid-19 pandemic beginning Tuesday at the King Solomon Hotel. The aim of the workshop is to help strengthen the capacity of local journalists on how to report on the Covid-19 pandemic…

‘Corruption, opposite of development’

‘Corruption undermines development, inhibits economic growth, hinders the delivery of services and undermines good governance and the rule of law’ was the conclusion of the participants at the outreach event in Gizo, Solomon Islands, marking the  December 9th, the International Anti-Corruption Day (IACD).  International Anti-Corruption Day (IACD) is observed all over the world every year…

Laore’s slow response queried

A CONCERNED Honiara citizen has questioned why it has taken the Minister of Home Affairs, Hon. Christopher Laore so long to respond to the final auditor’s report regarding the Honiara City Council’s (HCC) financial status. Kennedy Evans who resides at Lengakiki, East Honiara said that as someone who follows the issue closely, he knows the…

In court with Assumpta

* Man found guilty of indecently assaulting, raping daughter * Def case on alleged unlawful entry continues next week  Man found guilty of indecently assaulting, raping daughter A 39-year-old man accused of indecently assaulting and raping her daughter in 2013 and 2019 had been found guilty and convicted for both offences, Wednesday. Principal Magistrate Felix Hollison found…