Alleged secret move exposed 

Suidani govt passes resolution to keep Provincial Secretary SOLOMON LOFANA In Auki  A suspected secret move to reshuffle the current Malaita provincial secretary to Makira/Ulawa Province has forced the Suidani government to pass a resolution last Friday. The Malaita provincial government executive came up with the resolution for the Provincial Secretary Fredrick Fa’abasua to remain in…

Call for ATM booth at Kilu’ufi

Since Kilu’ufi is one of the business location in Malaita provincial capital town, BSP customers in Malaita are calling on the Bank management to install an ATM machine at the Kilu’ufi Hospital. Kilu’ufi is the only major Hospital in Malaita, a populated province in the country. The Hospital serves a huge number of people who…

Anthony B concert today

The weekend concert of legendary Jamaican reggae artist Anthony B has been rescheduled for today. This was after the artist was refused to board the Fiji Airways flight from Nadi to Honiara on Saturday. In a statement released by organizers on Saturday, the reason for the refusal in boarding the flight is due to the…

Wale: Loan poor judgment, reckless

IN responding to the statement issued by the Ministry of Finance on behalf of the government on Thursday 27th February 2019, the Leader of Opposition, Matthew Wale, said that the statement merely confirmed the country’s worst fears.  The statement confirmed that the government was in fact seriously considering the USD100 Bn loan proposal – in…

First compilation of Vella dictionary done

THE first compilation of Vella La Vella Dictionary in Bilua dialect has been completed in Barakoma village, South East Vella from February 3-15.  This was during a workshop which was attended by participants from around Vella La Vella. According to Australian Bible Translator Deborah Conwell, a local Bible translator Jonah Anama has been working with…

Loate’s passion in Community Development

A Change Maker’s Story The Paoa FM Change Maker’s Program has caught up with another young inspiring leader and innovator who is working by helping young girls and women in various societies and communities in the country today. With a background and experience in Community Development, Ms. Loate Maetala is a Program Coordinator for Melanesian…

HCC, MCT signs partnership MoU

THE Ministry of Culture and Tourism (MCT) together with the Honiara City Council (HCC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on the partnership, Friday. Permanent Secretary Andrew Nihopara on behalf of the MCT signed the MOU with HCC City Clerk Rence Sore in the presence of Lord Mayor Cr. Wilson Mamae and HCC staff…

Security operation mounted on Marape’s visit 

THE Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) is mounting a security operation during the state visit of the Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea.  Prime Minister James Marape arrived with his delegation in Honiara on Thursday afternoon and will be in the country until Saturday. During the security operation, RSIPF officers from the various departments…