Doses worth $1.5m set to be in clinics

NEXT month, 63,000 doses of Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccines (PCV) worth approximately 1.5 million SBD, will be available in all clinics providing immunization services. This is to ensure that all children especially those under 1 year of age can have access to the vaccines and be protected against Pneumococcus – a bacterium that causes pneumonia, meningitis,…

Funding needed for expensive legal suits

The civil case between two mining giants Sumitomo and Axiom is said to be a very expensive case. Another multi-millionaire dollar case that will require extra funding and assistance for a separate judge to hear is the Town Ground building case. This was revealed yesterday by the Chief Justice Sir Albert Palmer at the 2015…

PM celebrates 60th birthday

Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare and his family treated DCC Government ministers and backbenchers and the staff of the Office of the Prime Minister and Cabinet to a buffet dinner at the Cowboys Grill last Saturday, to celebrate the Prime Minister’s 60th birthday. For about three hours, the Prime Minister was in the company of his…

MAL prepares palm oil seeds for Aluta, Waisisi

THE Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MALS) will pay 50,000 oil palm seedlings from Guadalcanal Palm Oil Plantation (GGPOL) to be planted at the proposed Aluta and Waisisi Oil Palm plantation. Palm Oil National Coordinator George Boe said the 50,000 oil palm seedlings will be distributed equally to Waisisi and Aluta palm oil plantations on…