The fence

I SWEAR it wasn’t my fault. But, it didn’t matter. Everybody was convinced it was my fault. I was the one who ran into the barbed wire fence. And now, I stood before my mother, crying at the top of my lungs, blood dripping from a gash across my chest and down my naked round…

Supplies on the way

Dear Editor – A 20 foot container with equipment supplies worth more than NZ$37,620, is on its way from New Zealand and is expected to arrive in Honiara on 11 March. The donated contents of the container were requested from Take My Hands Charitable Trust, based in Auckland, following appeals made for assistance from local NGO’s…

KWASO

  Dear Editor – Please publish the following: It’s the demon’s water of life That contributes to killing his wife When he was floating on the waters Noah’s flood matters as it was better   In destroying his devotees This destroyer better utilized  Elsewhere as cleaning agents Rather than water for the oesohagus And the stomach…

Response to SINPF board

  Dear Editor – The press release by SINPF in the Solomon Star newspaper, No. 6829 on Thursday 15th February 2018, including the statement issued by the CEO of NASFUND of Papua New Guinea, in response to the issues raised by George Kosui and myself does not answered the questions raised in relation to the…

The message is: kwaso kills

EVERYONE knows the damage kwaso (home-brew) can do to those consuming it. Kwaso kills. That’s the simplest way to convey the message. It’s a message health educators have been promoting over the past 10 to 15 years. Those who care to listen should take that seriously. Otherwise you have no one else to blame but…

Abolish the shipping grant!

THE need to upgrade our roads to better standards is more urgent than ever before. The state of the roads in Honiara is a total embarrassment. The situation is even worse for roads in the provinces. Covering the thousands of pot-holes that line up the roads with gravel will do no good. The roads need…

SSEC awake!

Dear Editor – Please grant me a space of your esteem column to voice out my concern due to this question “what SSEC can do about it in regards to Kemuel Kalani statement earlier, ‘I’m just a SSEC pastor, not a king or prophet’” and his group still part of the South Sea Evangelical Church…

National Children’s Fund

Dear Editor – Let me put forward this proposal for all to see. A National Children’s Fund must be established through an Act of Parliament, hence responsible Ministries such as the Ministry of Women, Youth and Children and the Ministry of Health and Medical Services should setup a Working Advisory Group to think, plan &…

Cyanide

Dear Editor – Please publish the following: Elementally carbon and nitrogen Covalently bonded together dangerously On their own backbone of life and living Twisted by the developmental mafia To benefit themselves and their 33′ masters   The middle men eating up the natives Just like these buses eating us up… Turning whenever wherever to fill…