Choiseul Plan for Children

A Planning Forum for Children was held from the 25th -26th November 2014 in Choiseul provincial capital, Taro.  It was co-facilitated and funded by the Provincial Women’s Development Division and the Ministry of Women, Youth, Children and Family Affairs’ Children’s Division with funding support from Save the Children. Stakeholders from the Provincial Government, Non-Governmental Organisations,…

Malaitans urged to vote wisely

Malaitans are urged to come out and vote in next month’s provincial election. Caretaker premier Edwin Suibaea made the call as the province prepares to go to the polls on December 10. “Malaita Province needs quality leaders,” Suibaea said. “Please come out and choose wisely so that our province could have the right leaders,” he…

Three women to contest Malaita elections

Three female candidates will contest the Malaita Provincial elections on December 10. They are Mary Fa’alimae and Martha Ruai for ward one Auki, and Rose Komina for ward 10 in Lau Mbaelelea. A four female candidate, Susan Foukona, was disqualified after she failed to resign from her public service job. Returning Officer Thomas Puahakeni confirmed…

MSG thanks Vanuatu police

The Officer-in-Charge of the Melanesian Spearhead Group Secretariat in Port Vila, Jean Pierre Nirua thanked the Acting Vanuatu Police Commissioner, Major Aru Maralau and his senior ranking officers and the Government and People of Vanuatu for spearheading consultations on key outcomes of the MSG Police Commissioner’s Conference. The one-day consultation by Vanuatu is being held…

New Government formed

A NEW government has been formed. Four political parties have agreed last night to form a coalition to run the next government. Leaders of the Solomon Islands Party for Rural Advancement (SIPRA), Democratic Alliance Party (DAP), Solomon Islands People First Party (SIPFP) and the Peoples’ Alliance Party (PAP) also approved a Coalition Agreement. The agreement…