RSIPF kick off Festive Operations

* RSIPF commences ‘Operation Festive Season 2020/2021’* RSIPF in Makira/Ulawa Province appeals for cooperation during festive season RSIPF commences ‘Operation Festive Season 2020/2021’ More than 400 officers of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) from Honiara City, the Rove Police Headquarters, and Guadalcanal Province today commenced the ‘Operation Festive Season 2020/2021 provide security in…

GeneXpert calibration kits & cartridges arrive for COVID-19 testing in provinces

On 22 December The Australian Government and World Health Organization (WHO) officially handed over three additional GeneXpert calibration kits and 600 GeneXpert cartridges to the Ministry of Health and Medical Services to enhance COVID-19 testing in the provinces.  GeneXpert machine cartridges and calibration kits are essential components in the installation and operation of the machine…

Community lead conservation encouraged

MEMBERS of the Totoku Community on Simbo Island, Western Province are being encouraged to take up the leading role in conservation efforts to protect their marine resources. The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) last week rolled out four (4) Community-based Fisheries Management Plan, In-shore Fishing Aggregating Devices (IFAD/Rafter), and Financial Inclusion Initiative. A Management…

Kwaso producer escapes arrest

One of the main Kwaso producers along the South Road in Malaita Province has escaped police arrest this week following a raid of his home. During the raid, police confiscated 77 gallons of the illegally brewed alcohol commonly known as Kwaso from the suspect’s home.  According to Acting Provincial Police Commander (PPC) for Malaita Province…