$2000 bribe exposed

Dear Editor – THE exposure by Magistrate Jimmy Hanahunu of the alleged $2,000 bribe by Jefter Tuhagenga that appeared in the front page of the Solomon Star issue No.5942 of Thursday 6 August, 2015 is in no way convincing that Hanahunu and his sister adviser Esther Lellapitu are honest and ethical as the article implied…

Matchbox or better?

Dear Editor – I applaud the Honiara City Council’s vision to improve the image of Honiara by demolishing the first stretch of buildings along the Pt. Cruz shoreline. Without the benefit of details, I feel compelled to express some reservation. My biggest concern is what will become of buildings that are historically significant.  For example,…

Change the name of CDF

Dear Editor – I call for CDF to be changed and be called MP’s discretion fund. The reason is obvious when MP’s, CDO’s, chairpersons and those who voted for the winning candidates do not allow other constituency citizens to access the fund. The list for projects under CDF omits all other citizens of the constituency.…

Investing in the power of young people

TODAY, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, commemorates International Youth Day, under the theme, “Youth Civic Engagement,” by celebrating the actions young people around the world take to improve their well-being and that of their communities. In 65 countries, more than half the population is younger than 24. Denying these young people the right to…

North Malaita road repair

Dear Editor – Please Ministry of Infrastructure, through your evaluation committee, can you explain why you choose Hatanga to repair the road in north Malaita. Seriously, Democratic Coalition for Change (DCC) if you say you come to erase corruption then  some people within the evaluation Unit for MID already have access to some very expensive…

Walk before Me

Welcome to our continuing discussion on the subject ‘The secret of God’s Presence’. I pray that this discussion will help you think about how you should live your life as a follower of Jesus Christ and practice living in the presence of God. What makes us Christians different from the rest is maintaining the presence…