CSSI officers now manning Q’sites

CORRECTIONAL Service Solomon Islands (CSSI) officers are now providing security services at the government designated quarantine stations. That’s according to the Attorney General (AG) John Muria Jnr, when speaking at the national-talk-back-show on the national broadcaster in Honiara, last Sunday. Some listeners during the talk-back-show questioned the panel members, why there’s a security change at…

SINU GIVES ‘OK’

THE Solomon Islands National University (SINU) has permitted students with outstanding fees to sit for their semester 1- final exams. This was announced on Monday by the University to all students, parents and sponsors of SINU. In a meeting held Thursday last week, the University Senate and Senior Management Committee rescind its resolution of the…

PM sums up Eastern Tour

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare and his delegation are back in Honiara late Sunday night, after a week- long successful tour of Temotu Province.  An official thank you dinner hosted by the provincial premier, Clay Forau Saturday evening was the icing on the cake.    Key components of the Prime Minister’s message to the Temotu Provincial…

FISH KILLS TWO

2 dead, 8 hospitalised after eating ‘poisonous’ fish   TWO members of a family at New Takwa village, Kolombangara Island in the Western province have died after eating a poisonous fish, locally known as ‘Balloon Fish’ or Tetraodontidae as its scientific name. The two deceased, a woman and a child succumbed to their death few…

TIKOPIA AUTOMATIC WEATHER STATION FIXED, UP AND OPERATIONAL

THE Solomon Islands Meteorology Services is able to provide weather information from Tikopia Island again after the Automatic Weather Station (AWS) was fixed during the recent Prime Minister’s tour to the island.  Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, Disaster Management Dr. Melchior Mataki and Chief Technical Officer Barnabas Tahunipue who were part of…

How far has AIPF SI Ltd penetrated gov’t system?

  UNTIL now foreign investor, AIPF SI Ltd’s business dealings, described by some as “dubious and fraudulent” were confined to individuals and corporate entities.  The company, jointly run by a Rwandan national, Deogratias Harorimana and his Solomon Islands’ partner, Salome Kwaiga, has allegedly fleeced millions of dollars in brokerage fees from unsuspecting Solomon Islands’ indigenous…