New Choiseul MPs urged to work with provincial govt

Future Choiseul MPs need to work together with their provincial government to bring back national interest to the Choiseul rural populace. John Smith Pitabelama the owner of the Gizo-based JSP legal service made the statement in an interview on Monday. Our three current outgoing MP’s Manasseh Sogavare, Connelly Sandakabatu and Elijah Doromuala failed to work…

Chief wants Attorney General to explain

North Guadalcanal Chief, Benedict Garimane, is calling on the Attorney General to explain whether or not it is legal for former Members of Parliament to continue to have access to state funds. Chief Garimane claimed some of the MPs of the dissolved Ninth Parliament continue to buy building materials and dish out state funds to…

In the News this week

Maneka launches campaign in North Guadalcanal Intending candidate for North Guadalcanal Samson Maneka launched his campaign strategy on Monday at Pitukole, North Guadalcanal. Mr Maneka outlined his campaign platform to the crowd who turned up. “My aim is to focus on infrastructure, quality health services, empowering of families, agriculture, recognizing people with special need and…

Plans for a smoke-free society

Ministry of Health and Medical Service wants to see a smoke free society in Solomon Islands. This came after high number of population, especially youths and women have engaged in smoking, which can caused heart attack, stroke and cancer. Others are exposed to second hand smoking, which they inhale it from someone’s smoke. Acting Permanent…

Outgoing MPs, supporters call for fairness

While mud is being thrown at members of the now dissolved Ninth Parliament, their supporters are calling on the police to be aware of bad electioneering. Former MPs and their supporters spoken to claim intending candidates and their cohorts are using the police in the hunt for faults against them. “The number of allegations levelled…

Prosecution talks at schools

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) has embarked on a programme of delivering public awareness within the framework of corporate goal of “Prosecution for Stretim Pipol Lo Ples”. It was designed to inform the general public about the role of the ODPP, certain critical issues affecting the nation and the implication of…

Youths for clean election

Last month’s youth market theme allowed young people to focus on how they incorporate peace buildinginto their skills and talents. The popular youth market will have a new theme for October as election fever is on the rise. Through this coming market, youths will be given a venue to learn about elections and to express…

Poor road conditions affect transport owners

BAD road condition at the eighteen (18) kilometer road between Auki to Talakali in Central Kwara’ae, Malaita province has affected transport owners and market vendors. A public transport operator in Rade community said the current bad road conditions currently experience has made it difficult for transport owners to provide reliable transport service to the traveling…