More fishing devices for communities in Malaita

THE Malaita Provincial Government (MPG) is expected to deliver more Fishing Aggregate Device (FAD) projects to coastal communities in the province this year. This comes after the Malaita Provincial Government has funded seven (7) FAD projects coastal communities in Malaita through the Malaita Provincial Fisheries office. Malaita Province Government Senior Fisheries officer Mathew Isihanua stated…

Govt recruitment on hold

New recruitments into the public service sector had been freezed effective as of January 1, 2021. That’s according to the Permanent Secretary (PS) of the Public Service, Nego Sisiolo, in a statement issued by the Government Communication Unit. In a notice to all government ministries, he said; “as one of the critical preconditions to act on…

Students terminated

A GOOD number of continuing government-sponsored students studying at the University of the South Pacific (USP) campus in Laucala, Suva, Fiji have been terminated. This was for failing all their four units in the second semester of 2020. Director of Training under the Solomon Islands Tertiary Education Skills Authority (SITESA) within the Ministry of Education…

Communities affected by floods

Communities along Kwaiafa River in ward 3 of West kwara’ae in Malaita have been affected by flash floods last week. The rainy weather has impacted the daily lives and work activities of the community residents. Reports reaching the paper said flash flooding has denied the villagers from accessing roads to their gardens and workplaces. The…