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New political party formed

BY NED GAGAHEA new political party has...

Seven communities to benefit from US grant

By EDDIE OSIFELOABOUT seven communities in Guadalcanal...

Case of woman assault returns to court today

BY JENNIFER KUSAPATHE case of a woman...

The good Samaritans

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Local students assist in disaster voluntary recovery work in FijiBY JARED KOLI"LOVE your neighbour as you love yourself," said young Eugene Gavibatu, "does not refer to the ones close to your home.""It actually refers...

The man behind Buri CHS

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BY BEN BILUAGizoROBY Paul is described by others as a super hero, a visionary person and a man full of concern towards shaping better human resource for the future of his community, his province...

Food supplies under threat as new weather patterns sweep Solomon Islands

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By Ben Bilua, Mavis Nishimura Podokolo and Jennifer KusapaFrom King tides swamping villages to crop confusion leaving families hungry, changing weather and climate patterns due to climate change have spawned a new era across...

The man who is ‘Blind Tome’

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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

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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...

PC Tepai: why I love my job

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POLICE Constable David Tipasua Tepai, 42, from Lavagu Village on Rennell Island in the Rennell and Bellona province has faced numerous challenges during his 14 years as a police officer but the challenges have...

DD HOLIDAY INN MAKES COMEBACK

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By EDDIE OSIFELOLOCAL tourism operators in the country were hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic when Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare declared a State of Public Emergency in March 2020.Their businesses which heavily relied on...

CSSI farewell retirees

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Correctional Service Solomon Islands (CSSI) mounted a parade farewell for 17 retirees and their family members on March 12, 2021 at CSSI Headquarter Rove, in Honiara.According to the CSSI Act section 12(2) (f) the...

Pillaging people’s Tubi trees

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Villagers fight to reclaim stolen logs from Gov’t & Asian loggerBy OFANI EREMAEAT Korona logging base on San Jorge island in Solomon Islands’ Isabel province, the logging machinery lay quiet.Except for the movement of...

YWCA Girls Rise Up! changes Clera’s life

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CLERA Tegu is a 17 year-old girl from Makira Ulawa Province who says the Girls Rise Up! project “has changed my life.”Clera is one of over 200 young girls involved in the Girls Rise...