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Sunday, May 9, 2021

    More than 4000 vaccinated so far: PM

    A total of 4289 persons have been vaccinated in Honiara. Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare said this in his nationwide address Monday this week. The Prime Minister said this represents 61 percent of the total doses allocated...

    Guale women farmers hit hard by covid-19

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO Guadalcanal women market vendors who are the main producers of Honiara Central Market are no exception when COVID-19 (coronavirus) was declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organisation. According to Alice...

    COVID-19 free again

    SOLOMON Islands has reclaimed its COVID-19 free status. Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare stated this in his nationwide address on Monday this week that the 20th case has now tested negative and will be released after...


    By EDDIE OSIFELO SOLOMON Airlines is working with other airline companies in the region to stay afloat during this covid-19 pandemic. Speaking through zoom from Australia, Chief Executive Officer, Brett Gebers told media yesterday that he...

    Health calls on targets ‘come and get jabbed’

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO The ministry of health is calling target individuals to come forward and get vaccinated. This call is aimed at frontliners in Honiara and other people connected to this line of work. Health permanent...

    Airline can soar high, says new chairman

    New SOLAIR chair confident of overcoming challenges By EDDIE OSIFELO SOLOMON Airlines newly appointed Chairman, Frank Wickham is confident the airline will continue to fly through these difficult times and soar high when the skies are...


    By EDDIE OSIFELO SOLOMON Islands official number of covid-19 cases stands at 20. This is based on the National Situational Report released by National Disaster Council yesterday. The report states that 19 cases have recovered while one...

    Challenge to border vaccination rollout

    By EDDIE OSIFELO Lack of resources to support Western Border vaccination rollout is seen as one of the challenges/gaps that needs addressing. National Disaster Council highlighted this in its National Situational Report released yesterday. The report states...

    200-plus jabbed in Gizo

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO SINCE last week’s covid-19 vaccination launch and rollout in Gizo, Western Province more than 200 persons have been jabbed, says Pauline McNeil Health’s permanent secretary. McNeil thanked the Premier of Western Province...

    Ex-positive cases monitoring ongoing

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO EX-POSITIVE covid-19 cases monitoring carried out by the Ministry of Health and Medical Service is still ongoing. Pauline McNeil, permanent secretary to Ministry of Health, confirmed on Sunday’s radio talkback show that...