Poor attitude puts country at risk 

  Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare says poor attitude by some returning nationals has put our country at risk.  Prime Minister Sogavare stated its standard requirement that all passengers must complete their pre-departure tests and truthfully fill a risk assessment questionnaire that is assessed by the health team before passengers are allowed to board. He said…

PM congratulates RNs

PRIME Minister (PM) Manasseh Sogavare has congratulated the newly graduated 79 nurses during his nationwide address this week. The seventy-nine nurses (79) have graduated to Registered Nurse (RN) status after successfully completing a 12 months ‘Nurses Supervised Practice program on Friday. “Fellow citizens, allow me to also congratulate the 79 nurses that have been awarded…

‘COVID IS NOT A GAME’

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare says COVID-19 is not a game but a serious disease. Prime Minister Sogavare highlighted this when he expressed his disappointment as a result of carelessness and dishonesty by some returning citizens. “We have established that some returning citizens have not been truthful when filling in their risk assessment forms. As a…

COVID FREE

Final 4th positive case turns negative By FOLLET JOHNNewsroom, Honiara   THE country has once again regained its ‘COVID-19 free’ status after the remaining one positive case result turned up negative. The good news was proclaimed by Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare on Monday during his weekly nationwide address. He said the student was earlier admitted…

No lockdown for Auki

The Office of the Malaita Premier has clarified rumors of a possible lock-down in Auki which was circulated lately. The rumour of a lock-down came about after ships regularly servicing the Honiara and Auki route did not turn up last week, which continued over the weekend. The lack of shipping service due to the measure…

SIPPA undergo training in West

A TEAM from Solomon Islands Planned Parenthood Association (SIPPA) in Honiara is visiting Western Province this week. The purpose of the visit is to do training for the new SIPPA volunteers and raised awareness around the province. The team already visited Noro and Munda as part of the implementation plans to be carried out as…