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New eye clinic for Malaita

MORE than 140,000 people of Malaita province now have improved access to better health services, with the opening of the Kilufi’i Eye and Non Communicable Disease Clinic at Kilufi’i Hospital. Australian High Commissioner Andrew Byrne, in his first visit to the province this week, officially opened the clinic in a ceremony at Kilufi’i Hospital which…

In the news last week

Titiulu: Yes, I’ve got the report ATTORNEY General Billy Titiulu, confirmed he received a report regarding an Australian Federal Police (AFP) investigation into alleged corrupt payments Australian miners made to outgoing deputy Opposition leader Mathew Wale. The report was compiled by legal counsel for St Barbara, one of the mining companies that made the payments.…

April ridge tender opens

THE Ministry of Lands, Housing and Survey is calling for applications for land allocation at April Ridge in Honiara. April Ridge is the name given to an area near Gilbert Camp Aekafo and Lau Valley in east Honiara, and the area is currently unallocated and owned by the Commissioner of Lands. Permanent Secretary Stanley Waleanisia…