Communities affected by flooding

COMMUNITIES situated close to Ladeabu river in East Fataleka, Malaita have been affected by flooding which damaged their food gardens. This follows heavy down pour on Saturday which uprooted and washed away their food gardens. The river close to Ruru community high school burst its bank and swept all the gardens. Reports reaching the Solomon…

Peace training for youth

THE first UN Peacebuilding Project supported training in peacebuilding and economic livelihood was launched on Monday with 20 youths from communities in North Malaita and Weathercoast. Through a partnership agreement signed between the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the Coconut Technology Centre (CTC) up to 200 youths will benefit from such training over the…

A STEP CLOSER

Solomon Islands is another step closer to the World Cup following their 2-1 against Papua New Guinea (PNG) in Port Moresby last night. Tuesday’s win confirmed their spot for stage four of the World Cup Qualifiers. This means Tahiti who have been waiting for a defeat to Solomon Islands and PNG are out of contention…

WHERE’S OUR CDF?

TSI: time to expose CDF for what it is MORE than $1.3 billion were paid through Members of Parliament for constituency development in the last seven years, Transparency Solomon Islands (TSI) has disclosed. But little of the Constituency Development Fund (CDF) transpired into real development on the ground, the watchdog agency stated on Tuesday. From…

HISTORY REPEATED

Vega-Arango and Co sealed final spot OUR national men’s football team has repeated the 2004 history to qualify for the Stage 3 of World Cup Qualifiers final after beating Papua New Guinea 2-1 in Port Moresby last night. The Felipe Vega-Arango led side only needing a point to progress but they came back from a…