YWASI officially launched

ONE of the new Non-Government Organisations (NGO), Youth Workers Association of Solomon Islands (YWASI) was launched on Sunday in Honiara. Permanent Secretary (PS) for the Ministry of Women, Youth, Children and Family Affaires (MWYCFA) Dr. Cendric Alependava launched the association. Vice Chairman of YWASI Joe Billy Oge in his background speech said the national government…

PM SPEAKS OUT

‘I have no issues with Malaita’    THE Democratic Coalition Government for Advancement (DCGA) Leader, Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has reportedly declared he has no issues with Malaita. But observers said Mr. Sogavare’s 11th hour declaration of innocence could be a wee bit too late to hold his government together. “Mr. Sogavare is merely shifting…

New London Honorary Consul appointed

THE Government of Solomon Islands has appointed Mr. John Geoffrey Freeman as its Honorary Consul in the Consular District of London, United Kingdom. His appointment was facilitated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade through the Solomon Islands Embassy in Brussels, Belgium with the consent of the UK Government. Mr. Freeman has been…

In Court with Assumpta

Mitigation, sentencing subs for Tauohu today ONE Link Pacifica’s manual stream manager Gerrad Tauohu will front the court again today for the mitigation and sentencing submissions on his matter. This followed his conviction last week on the five counts of simple larceny against him after a trial. The mitigation and sentencing submissions will be made…

Australia’s DAP supports Reef islands

Congratulations to Nola Community in the Reef Islands! The Australian Government through the Direct Aid Program (DAP) is pleased to have funded a new permanent pigpen project, led by Mathew Nare, to assist communities generate income by selling their pigs. Australian High Commission First Secretary Political Jessica Carpenter handed over the pigpen on 19 October…

Togamana: All health facilities must implement IPC guideline

THE Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS), Minister, Dr. Culwick Togamana is calling on everyone within the health facilities across the country to facilitate implementation of the important Infection Prevention Control guideline. The Minister, Dr. Culwick Togamana had stated this during the launch of the National Infection Prevention Control guideline, Wednesday. He stated having…

Japan to assist Afio & Faula with projects

THE Government of Japan will assist water supply and sanitation projects for Afio and Faula in Malaita Province through it Grassroots and Human Security Program. To formally facilitate the funding assistance, a signing ceremony was held yesterday at the Japanese Embassy in Honiara. Speaking at the official grant signing of the grant contract, Japanese Ambassador…