FOOD RELIEF IS FREE; LIVELIHOOD COMMITTEE DOES NOT CHARGE ANY FEES

The Livelihood Sector Committee (LSC) of the National Disaster Operation Committees (N-DOC) has today condemn in its strongest term the action of certain individuals going around collecting five dollars ($5) fees from households before they can receive food relief assistance currently distributed to households in Honiara’s Emergency Zone. A community member of Lunga told the…

RSIPF working closely with PNG/Bougainville Police into alleged border incident 

The Royal Solomon Island Police Force (RSIPF) are closely working together with counterparts from Bougainville and Papua New Guinea Police (PNG) to investigate RSIPF officers at the Western border who allegedly beat up fishermen along the border between PNG and Solomon Islands recently. Commissioner Mostyn Mangau says, “The Professional Standard Internal Investigation (PSII) Department of…

COVID-19 admissions at NRH reduced

TWENTY eight COVID-19 positive cases are currently admitted at the National Referral Hospital. Minister of Health and Medical Services Dr Culwick Togamana said of the 28 cases, 23 are in the National Referral Hospital Golden Ward – the ward set aside for critical and severe COVID-19 patients – the remaining five cases are admitted at…

Solomon Airlines set for Nadi service

FOLLOWING Solomon Islands Government approval and subject to Fiji regulatory approval, Solomon Airlines will operate a repatriation flight between Nadi and Honiara on Wednesday 9 March 2022. A statement from Solomon Airlines said Flight IE665 will depart Honiara at 9am, arriving in Nadi at 1pm Fiji local time. “This flight is open to public sale.…

“MALAITA NEEDS US”

Non-executive MPAs wants to ‘reconcile’ with MARA before full Assembly meeting NON-EXECUTIVE Members of the Malaita Provincial Government have called on Premier Daniel Suidani and his Malaita Alliance for Rural Advancement (MARA) to plan a reconciliation of all 33 Members of the Provincial Assembly (MPAs), before the upcoming Assembly meeting this month. Speaking on behalf…

183 new cases, one death

RENBEL RECORDS FIRST CASES THE country as of Tuesday recorded 183 new positive Covid-19 cases and one death for the last 24-hours, ending mid-day Tuesday. This was confirmed by the Minister of Health and Medical and Services, Dr Culwick Togamana in his weekly Covid-19 update. Of the 183 new positive cases; 25 for Honiara, 27…