‘WHY I WON’T GIVE IN’

Atu: As long as PC Mangau takes directives from DCGA, I am not giving in THE Malaita for Democracy (M4D) President Knoxly Atu says one of the reasons why he is not giving in to police for questioning is because the Police Commissioner takes directives from the current ruling DCGA government and is not being…

Makira registered 713 cases, 3 deaths

MAKIRA ULAWA Province has registered an accumulative 713 cases and three (3) deaths to date. The Makira Provincial Health Director, Dr John Harara confirmed this during the Ministry of Health weekly talkback show on Saturday over the national broadcaster. Dr. Harara said since the province detected the first case in 2nd February, six weeks until…

US$15M BOOST FOR AGRICULTURAL HERE

THE World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved a US$15 million project to increase agricultural production and improve market access for rural communities in Solomon Islands, initially focusing on Guadalcanal, Makira and Malaita provinces. The Solomon Islands Agriculture and Rural Transformation Project will support 85,000 Solomon Islanders with training, farming and livestock support services,…

Samoa Covid-19 infections start to soar

RNZI: Covid-19 numbers are climbing quickly in Samoa. Health officials have now indentified 45 cases of community transmission of coronavirus. The National Emergency Operations Committee said 34 new positive cases were confirmed last night after the announcement by Prime Minister Fiame Naomi Mata’afa of 11 cases and the upgrading of the alert level to level…

Wale queries PMO’s tactic to defend govt

THE Office of the Opposition Leader has questioned the involvement of public officers in defending the government. Speaking during a press conference, Leader of the Opposition Mathew Wale said he had heard comments coming back from the government but unfortunately from the Attorney General and the Special Secretary to the Prime Minister. “It really would…