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Riot torn businesses to receive payments soon

By EDDIE OSIFELO ABOUT 162 businesses affected by...

INQUIRY SOON

BLC sets to inquire into decision to...

CBSI COMMITTED TO NEW PAYMENTS SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT 

The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI)...

Initiative to support rural farmers in times of Covid-19

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO North West Guadalcanal Development Association (NWGD) has introduced a new initiative ‘Bulk Marketing’ for rural farmers to generate income amidst impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic. With the initiative rural farmers will not...

Selwyn College alumni and students to clean up Honiara

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MEMBERS of the Selwyn Old Scholars Association (SOSA) along with current staff and students of Selwyn College Secondary School will be engaging in a general clean-up of Honiara city. The clean-up will be held on...

Surviving the Weather Coast’s ‘hungry times’

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BY JARED KOLI ON a steep slope overlooking the treacherous Solomon seas, a lone figure sits under a tree staring into the distance, the shade from a nearby tree offers a cool respite from Harrison...

Olive Ridley Turtles – A rare find in SI

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ON Thursday the 1st of April, four hatchlings (baby turtles) of Olive Ridleys were released by Daniel Besa, (Guadalcanal Provincial Government Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture), Willie Kokopu (Guadalcanal Provincial government senior Fisheries Officer),...

Where’s our rehabilitation package?

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By EDDIE OSIFELO MAJOR 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...

Housing project rolls out in North Guadalcanal

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO UP to 159 constituents from North Guadalcanal received sets of building materials from their MP Samson Maneka yesterday. These were funded through public funds under the Constituency Development Fund (CDF). Each recipient gets...

Journos end training with excursion to Barana nature park

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BY ALFRED PAGEPITU ABOUT 10 local Journalists including five journalism students undertaking media studies at the Solomon Islands National University (SINU) have attended a three days training workshop for journalists reporting on the Extractive Industries...

Food supplies under threat as new weather patterns sweep Solomon Islands

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By Ben Bilua, Mavis Nishimura Podokolo and Jennifer Kusapa From 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...

Cable goodwill paid out?

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By Mike Puia IT appears the Office of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (OPMC) has made a goodwill payment to a group for landowners from Guadalcanal for the landing of the undersea internet cable on...