PM condemns lobbying tactics

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare has condemned in the strongest terms the action of Opposition and former DCC MPs “who are using scrupulous tactics to lobby for another motion of no-confidence against his government. Mr Sogavare said he was aghast to have learned that members of the Opposition and former DCC MPs are pushing their determination…

2015 16 Days Campaign officially opens

THE 2015 16 Days of Activism against gender-based  violence against women and girls in the country was officially opened yesterday. Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare officially opened the event on Wednesday. According to the organizing committee, the campaign started yesterday and will end on 10th of December. “Gender-based violence is a serious problem in the country…

Local contractors to mend roads

TWO local contractors have been awarded contracts to fix roads in two area of the city. The Rapid Employment Project Sub Component 1A – Road and Maintenance has awarded contracts for road maintenance and rehabilitation on Friday. HEMGRO General Maintenance & Services and J.P Construction will be doing the improvement and maintenance contracts, respectively, for…

$387m claim laughable says PM

PRIME MINISTER, Manasseh Sogavare has described as laughable, allegations that he had promised $387 million for the development of a new hospital in Malaita Province. Prime Minister Sogavare was responding to claims made by the National Parliamentary Opposition Group alleging that along with Nazar group of companies have promised to spend $387 million on a…