HCC LAND PROBE

Mayor welcomes investigation into the transfer of HCC’s Ranadi land   THE Honiara City Council Lord Mayor Wilson Mamae said that investigation is now carried out into the sale of Council Land at Ranadi. While the investigation is now fully carried out, Mamae said he welcomes any other investigation on the matter of transfer of…

MPG thanks Aust Government for support 

THE Malaita Provincial Government (MPG) has thanked the Australian Government for funding support towards the UN Women Market for Change program, of which Auki Central Market is a beneficiary. Speaking during the official opening of the Fencing and Fish Market Slabbing project in Auki, Deputy Premier Randol Sifoni thanked the Australian Government for the funding…

Auki Market fencing, slabbing project complete

MARKET vendors at the Auki Central Market in Malaita Province will no longer worry about safety issues when vending, following the completion of the Auki Market fencing project. The Auki Central Market fencing project was successfully completed with an official handing over ceremony held at the market, Thursday.  The project also covers the Auki Fish…

Local artist wins award

  A LOCAL artist, Lloyd Newton, has been awarded a prestigious DEEP Fund award to undertake Our Ocean, Our Identity, a seven-month project that is being co-led by Newton in Solomon Islands, Alvaro Sumaki Kuautonga in Vanuatu and Pax Jakupa in Papua New Guinea. Each artist is holding workshops with women to explore emotional bonds…

OPMC: Djokovic is still Chief of Staff

RESIGNED OUR Party Interim President and Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare’s nephew, Robson Djokovic still remains the Chief of Staff at the Office of the Prime Minister & Cabinet (OPMC), the office has revealed. This was despite the recent High Court decision concerning the citizenship status of Mr. Djokovic. A government statement on Thursday said the…

SADE FACES MOTION

Premier Sade welcomes ‘motion of no confidence’   GUADALCANAL Provincial Premier, Francis Sade says he welcomes the motion of no confidence against him with confidence. The Solomon Star was informed of the proposed no-confidence motion this week. In an interview with the media on Thursday, Premier Sade said the motion was put forward by the…