Opposition concern over report

THE Parliamentary Opposition Group was concern over recent media reports of the Prime Minister’s alleged meeting with former militants. In a statement the Opposition Group expressed serious concern whilst the details of the report are unclear. The statement added, the fact that it has been raised in the mainstream media and social media is very…

MPs yet to resign from party

THREE Members of Parliament have not resigned from Kadere Party after they deserted the Democratic Coalition for Change (DCC) government during the political upheaval last month. Kadere Party is one of the three parties besides United Democratic Party and People’s Alliance Party that formed the DCC government. Solomon Star understands the three MPs are former…

Contestants visit Ministry

Queens contesting the 2015 Miss Solomon pageant yesterday meet with the Ministry of Women, Youth, Children and Family Affairs officials. In their visit, the queens learnt about the important roles that the Ministry played in the country with regards to the issues affecting Women, Youth, Children and Family Affairs. The visit is an eye opener…

Sikua supports PAC recommendation

LEADER of Independent Group in Parliament, Dr Derek Sikua supports Public Accounts Committee (PAC’s) first recommendation that the Ministry of Public Service to start developing accountants through both tertiary education scholarships and IPAM. Dr Sikua gave his nod when speaking during the motion to consider the Public Accounts Committee Report on the Inquiry into the…

Schools receive iron roofing

TWO primary schools and a community high school in Vatukulau ward in South Guadalcanal are proud recipients of a total of 72 iron roofing. These were purchased using ward grants. The schools that are going to become the beneficiaries of the iron roofings include Malagheti Primary School, Ngalipapa Primary School and Kuma Community High School.…

Annual 16 days of activism starts

PREPARATION for the annual 16 days of activism against gender-based violence campaign is progressing in Honiara. The global campaign will run from November 25th to 10th of December this year. “The Ministry of Women, Youth, Children and Family Affairs is the leading organiser of the national campaign,” chairperson Sarah Buka told the Solomon Star yesterday.…