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Wednesday, October 27, 2021

    The kava boom on Malaita

    By Brian LezutuniTHE fog has just cleared as Walter Ara begins his steep climb up the hills behind his village.After every five minutes he stops to catch his breath in between smoking tobacco from...

    Passion keeps me going: Maetoro

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOBEING a waiter on the positive side gives you the chance to meet interesting people, sharpen your soft skills.But, this job is physically and mentally demanding also, says Jeffery Maetoro.Mr Maetoro...


    DPP rejects embattled city clerk’s attempt to withdraw criminal caseBY JENNIFER KUSAPAEMBATTLED Honiara City Clerk Rence Sore yesterday made a surprise attempt to withdraw a criminal case he filed against two city councilors last...

    Sogavare misrepresents my statement: Kenilorea Jnr

    DEPUTY Opposition Leader and Chairman of the Parliamentary Foreign Relations Committee (FRC), Peter Kenilorea Jnr says the Prime Minister has totally misrepresented his statement on the determination of the China-Taiwan issue.The FRC Chair and...

    Where’s our rehabilitation package?

    By EDDIE OSIFELOMAJOR development activities on West Guadalcanal have sparked a call for government action on meeting the rehabilitation demands of former combatants promised six years ago.The call was made by the Western Region...

    The man who is ‘Blind Tome’

    BY ALFRED PAGEPITULIVING with disability was never seen as a barrier for 52-year-old Tomme Tanisuda, or known in the local music scene as ‘Blind Tome’.The gifted musician who was born blind, talked with the...

    From White River to Nauru

    How a young man overcame hardship to become police officerBY ALFRED PAGEPITUFinancially crippled as a young man in the Solomon Islands, Jonathan Paul Atanikakia has found his calling in the tiny Pacific nation of...

    Fish covid away

    PCYC charity Easter fishing competition ends on a high noteBY ALFRED PAGEPITUThe Point Cruz Yacht Club Easter fishing competition was successfully held over the weekend, with proceeds heading for the national referral hospital’s (NRH)...

    Concert to raise funds for Tenakoga school

    A gospel concert will be held this Sunday in aid of Tenakoga school which lost a classroom building to a fire earlier this month.The concert will be hosted at the Maranatha Hall.It is made...

    Sharon, the lady with a green heart.

    BY RUTH AMOSOut on a remote island of Temotu, in the eastern part of Solomon Islands, a seed was planted in the heart of a young girl and she has vowed to take care...