Children’s forum held in Gizo

Save the Children successfully hosted a children’s forum in Gizo last week. The forum coincided with the International Children’s Day celebrations in the Western Provincial capital. Students from seven schools participated in the forum which included a speech contest on the pillars of child protection; Protection, Participation, survival and Development. The children during the forum…

Honiara Hotel group remains intact

THE Coalition block based at the Honiara Hotel led by Prime Minister Candidate Hon. Manasseh Sogavare remains intact with 27 MP’s (Members of Parliament) still present there. This was following unconfirmed reports from the opposite camp that some of the Honiara Hotel camp members have decided to move to the Mendana Hotel, following Mr Sogavare’s…

Who will be the new PM?

Sogavare, Fugui, Hou among names mentioned THE question looming in the minds of many Solomon Islanders is who will be the country’s next Prime Minister? This will be revealed next Tuesday when all 50 MPs vote for the country’s new prime minister. Already former Prime Minister, Manasseh Sogavare has been confirmed as the candidate from…

Battle for political jobs

WHILST the fight to maintain the number to form the next government mounts, party lobbyists and supporters are also up in arms for political jobs. The Solomon Star uncovered quite a number of people who claimed to be supporters of the two camps and are closely eyeing the jobs. Most are good friends and associates…

Group defies Act?

THE Honiara Hotel grouping, which claimed 27 members on Tuesday night, is still to submit its coalition agreement to the Political Parties Commission, it was revealed. The group consists of United Democratic Party, Kadere (SI) and defect members of People Alliance Party. They have yet to sign a coalition agreement and come up with a…