ESP pilot survey scheduled for next week

A two-day pilot survey will be conducted at Kakabona and Henderson/ Lungga areas next week. The Oversight and Implementing Committee of the Economic Stimulus Package confirmed, Thursday. The pilot survey will be conducted by a team of 18 youths starting Tuesday 27th July 2021. The ESP oversight and implementing committee requested that all recipients and…

PM says situation in Fiji ‘very worrying’

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare said the situation in Fiji is extremely worrying for our students, parents, and the Government. Prime Minister Sogavare in his nationwide address early this week said citizens must not take the situation in Fiji lightly as it records more than 1,000 cases daily with recorded deaths. The Prime Minister said we…

ARMED GROUP ‘PLOTTING’ TO TAKE DOWN GOVT

AN armed group is reportedly “plotting’ to take down the Democratic Coalition Government for Advancement (DCGA) led by Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare, it was revealed Thursday. The group consists of individuals largely from Malaita and Guadalcanal and are fully armed, sources within told Solomon Star on Thursday.  “You should see what they have. You will be…

Kukum Clinic re-opens 

Kukum Clinic has been officially reopened by the Deputy City Mayor after a major renovation works that started last year. The reopening of the Kukum Clinic was witnessed by HCC Councilors, Chairman for Health, Director Health of Honiara City, Director of Nursing, Director Works and staff of Kukum Clinic.  Speaking during the reopening, Honiara City Council…

Extra marital affair attack sends woman to Jail

 A MOTHER of five has been sentenced to seven months in prison yesterday for assaulting her cousin sister who had an extra marital affair with her husband. Hana Mangale, 39, had pleaded guilty to one count of unlawful wounding during a court circuit in Yandina in Russell Islands, Central Islands Province recently. Principal Magistrate Leonard…

MOI hosts CRB artificial breeding sites 

THE Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) has established artificial breeding sites (ABS) for the management of Coconut Rhinoceros Beetle (CRB) at Luaniua Island in Malaita Outer Island (MOI). Establishment of the artificial sites were conducted on 18th June 2021 by a team of two officers Wilson Ninivai, Chief Field Officer (CFO) from the Extension…