DEADLY PLANT

11 children treated for eating its fruit THE HEAD of the Pediatric ward at National Referral Hospital has warned children not to eat a plant, which its leaves look like cassava and the fruits taste like nuts. This came after 11 children between four to six years old were treated and discharged at the hospital…

Joint support to Literacy Day

HONIARA City Council, along with World Vision and other agencies across Honiara are coming together to support this year’s International Literacy Day today (Thursday 8th September). This year’s theme – “Reading the Past, Writing the Future” is all about encouraging people of all ages, backgrounds and ethnicities to learn to read and write no matter…

Speaker maintains neutrality

The Malaita Assembly Speaker says he remains neutral amidst the political uproar that will likely see a motion of no confidence against the current MART ruling government. Titus Fika made the response following accusation by some provincial members claiming he is in favour of the ruling MART government. But in response Mr Fika said that…