Exhibition to mark human rights day

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Choiseul Plan for Children

A Planning Forum for Children was held from the 25th -26th November 2014 in Choiseul provincial capital, Taro.  It was co-facilitated and funded by the Provincial Women’s Development Division and the Ministry of Women, Youth, Children and Family Affairs’ Children’s Division with funding support from Save the Children. Stakeholders from the Provincial Government, Non-Governmental Organisations,…

Malaitans urged to vote wisely

Malaitans are urged to come out and vote in next month’s provincial election. Caretaker premier Edwin Suibaea made the call as the province prepares to go to the polls on December 10. “Malaita Province needs quality leaders,” Suibaea said. “Please come out and choose wisely so that our province could have the right leaders,” he…

Kastom Garden promotes back yard farming

Kastom Garden Association (KGA) is continuing its efforts to reduce the negative effects of climate change of farming in the country. The non-government organisation was part of a delegation that visited Temotu Province recently under the Pacific Adaptation to Climate Change (PACC) programme. KGA centre supervisor Severino Lausao said PACC had helped Kastom Garden to…

Call to support agriculture sector

Newly elected MPs are urged to support the nation’s agriculture sector. The call comes from two organic farmers Johnson Ladota and George Kwaifii. Ladota is a promoter of organic farming with Kastom garden and Zae Na Tina organic farm in east Honiara.  “Agriculture is the backbone of the economy of any nation,” he said. “It…

New Government formed

A NEW government has been formed. Four political parties have agreed last night to form a coalition to run the next government. Leaders of the Solomon Islands Party for Rural Advancement (SIPRA), Democratic Alliance Party (DAP), Solomon Islands People First Party (SIPFP) and the Peoples’ Alliance Party (PAP) also approved a Coalition Agreement. The agreement…

Police confident of peaceful PM election

POLICE are confident the country will enjoy another peaceful election within the coming weeks when the new Prime Minister is elected. This came after security concerns were raised as MPs converged in Honiara to elect a new prime minister. This is because in the past, many of the riots and public disorders were results of…

Satu to contest city elections

OUTSPOKEN chief of Fishing Village, Robert Satu has made his intension known of contesting next month’s Honiara City Council elections. Mr Satu who is no stranger to both the local and international media limelight, will be contesting the Vura ward. Speaking to this paper yesterday, Mr Satu said that it has been too long that…

Coalition deal

SIPRA-DAP Coalition confident to lead the next government, Lilo for Speaker’s post TWO registered Political Parties are on the verge of merging for form the next government that will lead the country. A reliable source close to the paper said last night the next government to lead the country is more likely to be led…