WHC responds to Haununu

Dear Editor – The West Honiara Council (WHC) would like to affirm its stand that there were voters from other constituencies who have no connection to West Honiara by work, business, community or land, who registered in the constituency. This is evidence that the SIEC must work on. The WHC is certain the more than…

Responsible authorities must act now

Dear Editor – May I contribute briefly on an article regarding the above published on Friday 15th. On the outset, I should say the facts presented by Mr Tavake of West Honiara constituency shouldn’t be ignored by the Electoral office. However, I understand the Chief Electoral officer has explained the process required under the Act…

Why is CEMA in deep sleep?

Dear Editor – The current non- improvement and dysfunctioning of Commodities Export Marketing Authority (CEMA) today has made this important statutory organization a sleeping giant despite the fact that coconut and cocoa famers are desperately crying in agony for market outlets with the common agricultural commodities that dominate export and occupied the 90% of rural…

When culture becomes a barrier

Everyone has a downside in life. But it is advisable not to dwell on your weaker side of life when you want to make that leap in life. The feeling you’ll get if you do so is discouragement. That brought to my mind one question, should I point someone in the eye to tell him…