Gov’t crisis management in education

The Leader of Opposition Matthew Wale is unhappy at what seems to be a “perpetual crisis management” by the government in dealing with scholarships and the school fees policy. In a statement issued on Monday, Mr. Wale said, these two important considerations are annual cycles that are entirely foreseeable and the government is expected to be…

In Court with Assumpta

* Sentence for elderly man, Feb 25* One Link’s bail ruling next Monday  Sentence for elderly man, Feb 25 THE 57-year-old man who had unlawful sexual intercourse with his 11-year-old granddaughter in 2019 will be sentenced on February 25. The sentencing submissions and mitigation on his matter was made yesterday before Justice Maelyn Bird. Lazarus…

Call to respect development plans

An outspoken man from Fataleka electorate in Malaita Province man has appealed to his people to respect the constituency’s ongoing development plans. Nemuel Olofisau made the call after learning that few constituency members are trying to disturb the constituency plans and rollout programs.  Mr. Olofisau said since Fataleka become a constituency, the majority of constituents…

$150K INJECTION

Gov’t injects additional $150k into coconut industry THE Government has further pumped $150, 000 for the coconut industry under the Economic Stimulus Package (ESP) initiative. The agreement was signed between the Government with Kokonut Pacific, Monday. Speaking following the signing ceremony, Managing Director of Kokonut Pacific, Bob Pollard expressed his appreciation and gratitude to the…

SICCI & EASI: fundamental reforms needed to create better business environment 

The Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI), as the peak body representing the private sector, and the Economics Association of Solomon Islands (EASI) has highlighted to the Solomon Islands Government (SIG) a number of fundamental reforms priorities that would create a better business environment.  This was during a SICCI-SIG Consultation on Wednesday 10…

Good start for Ngaligaragara RTC

NGALIGARAGARA Rural Training Centre (RTC) in Central Kwara’ae electorate in Malaita Province has offered another two additional programs starting this year. The programs are mechanics and electrical. This means Ngaligaragara RTC now offers a total of seven programs, Bible studies, Home Economics, Agriculture, Carpentry and Plumbing, Mechanics, and Electrical. This is good news for Ngaligagara…