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Monday, September 27, 2021

    Diocese launches plan for new headquarters.

    The Diocese of Guadalcanal in the Anglican Church of Melanesia (ACOM) launched and unveiled its diocesan headquarters development plan at Good Shephard Church, east of Honiara on Friday last week. Guest of Honour to the...

    K-water donates to COVID response work

    KOREAN Water Resources Corporation (K-water) yesterday donated over $34,000 to support ongoing preparedness and response to the COVID-19 pandemic. K-water is a Korean based company that is currently in country managing operations of the Tina...

    Women’s group opens new shop at Gold Ridge

    THE Guadalcanal Provincial Government’s provincial Minister for Women, Youth and Sports opened the Gold Ridge Women Association shop yesterday. Situated at the Gold Ridge Mine Site, the retail shop is registered and trading under business...

    SIMA probes ship wreck

    By EDDIE OSIFELO SOLOMON Islands Maritime Authority (SIMA) is investigating the incident which saw MV Haura wrecked on the beach of Peochakuri village in South Guadalcanal last Friday. Acting Director, Jonah Matau said SIMA is investigating...

    Whooping cough kills 2, G-prov declares outbreak

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO TWO children have died of whooping cough in Mbabanakira, Guadalcanal Province as the province’s Health sector declares whooping cough an outbreak. Dr Joel Denty, provincial health director to Guadalcanal, confirmed this report...


    Citizens have power to arrest BY JARED KOLI ANY private person or civilian has the power to arrest anyone who commits a criminal offence. This is according to the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) National Crime...

    Bid to rebuild failed Marau mini hospital

    BY JARED KOLI A REVISED plan is being devised for the failed Marau mini hospital project. The current plan is to rectify the defects which resulted in a demolition order carried out by the Ministry of...

    Malango chiefs call for return of land

    THE people of Malango Ward, Central Guadalcanal, reaffirm and reiterate previous declarations and statements that the land from Lunnga (Betikaman River) in the west to Bokonavua (near Foxwood) in the east customarily and traditionally...

    Huge Kava surge in South Guadalcanal

    THE Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) through its Guadalcanal Extension office has noted huge involvement of communities in Kava farming in the remote South Guadalcanal in 2021 compared to 2018. A team from MAL...

    Battle of Guadalcanal marked

    By EDDIE OSIFELO SOLOMON Islands and United States of America celebrated the 79th anniversary of the Battle of Guadalcanal in Honiara last Saturday. US Consular, Keithie Saunders read the speech of the United States Ambassador Her...