UNDP new country manager meets PM

The Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has welcomed UNDP’s new Country Manager, Ms Azusa Kubota who was just recently appointed as the head of the UN Joint Present for the Solomon Islands. Ms Kubota previously served as UNDP Deputy Resident Representative in Laos and Maldives and has previously worked in the UNDP Headquarters. At the meeting…

Driver cheats death

A DRIVER on Wednesday narrowly escapes death after a two-tonne dump truck he was driving hit a tree near the SIFF academy in East Honiara. The driver lost control of the truck when its cabin in which he was sitting inside and driving tilted forward after its pin and lock under the cabin lost grip.…

MP’s trial date to be fixed

A TRIAL date for the Member of Member of Parliament for East Guadalcanal Bradley Tovosia and former Guadalcanal Premier Anthony Veke will be fixed soon. Principal Magistrate Fatima Taeburi on Tuesday said when the matter came before her said she will speak with her superiors first. This is so that a particular magistrate will be…

Women celebrate international day

MORE women from the government ministries, non-government organizations and stakeholders in Honiara have celebrated international women’s day yesterday in Honiara.  Despite the mid-morning heat the women kicked off their celebration with a a paraded from Honiara City Council which ended up at the SMI compound. “Today, international women’s day had drawn women from all corners…