Lata Airline worker sacked

SOLOMON Airlines has terminated its officer manning the Lata office in Temotu after it discovered freights of excess goods of certain passengers are being airlifted for free. John Menapi confirmed he was given his marching orders on 2 January 2015. However, Mr Menapi claimed he was sacked for offences he never committed. “I was a…

Continuous heavy rain irks farmers

THE rainy season experienced across the country has worried farmers along the Kwaibaita River, East Kwara’ae Malaita Province. George Ramo said they’re experiencing continues rain which will no doubt spark flooding. “Our food gardens are along the Kwaibaita River and we are worried they will be swept.” He said last year’s April flash floods also…

Re-strengthening linkage vital: Moli

THE newly elected Provincial member for Aoke-Langalanga ward one, Malaita Province says re-strengthening the missing link between both National and Provincial Malaita leaders is important. Malcolm Moli said for any tangible development to happen in the province, “we must ensure there is linkage or unity between leaders of both the national and provincial governments”. “It’s…

Audit shock: $54.15m of gov’t payments could not be accounted for

THERE’S widespread lack of transparency and accountability in government expenditures, a major audit of government accounts, revealed. Missing payment vouchers from various ministries totalling more than $54 million could not be located, the audit, carried out by the Office of the Auditor General (OAG), said. Acting Auditor General Robert Cohen yesterday released his office’s findings.…