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Australia commits further AUD1.4m for Tina River Hydro

THE Tina River Hydro Power project is a high priority project for Solomon Islands and for the Pacific. The Australian Government is a strong supporter of the project which has the potential to transform the...

North East Guale leaders discuss Traditional Governance Bill

BY GEORGINA KEKEA THE Member of Parliament (MP) for North East Guadalcanal is currently holding a workshop for Chiefs, Traditional leaders, women and youths of Tathiboko and Paripao. Speaking to Island Sun yesterday, Dr Derek Sikua...

Sikua challenges MPs over luring voters

BY BARNABAS MANEBONA DEREK Sikua question his Parliament colleagues over what they are afraid off after hearing reports of people being lured to register and vote in other constituencies under their influence. When asked over such...

Clarity of ‘ordinary residence’ result in cross-border registration: Sikua

BY BARNABAS MANEBONA MEMBER of Parliament (MP) for North East Guadalcanal Hon Dr. Derek Sikua believe the cross border registration for voting reported occurring is a direct result of the amendment recently passed, broadening the...

Marava kicks off IFM activities

MARAVA Community at the lower footings of Tina River and Mount Popomaneseu on central Guadalcanal is kicking off activities with the engagement of the Integrated Forest Management (IFM) project, through the Food and Agriculture...

Claims that bullying in Central market still rife for Guale women

BY GEORGINA KEKEA THE women of North East Guadalcanal are once again calling on Guadalcanal Members of Parliament (MPs) to provide a good market space for them. A woman from Tathiboko says the women from West...

French company to supply cable for SI undersea cable project

By Alfred Sasako   A French company is believed to have won the contract to supply fibre optic cable for the joint Papua New Guinea – Solomon Islands’ multi-million dollar undersea cable project, it was revealed...

Pioneer Movement takes place at Kakabona

BY BARNABAS MANEBONA A one-day training workshop called the Pioneer Movement programme was held at Tamalupo local church, Kakabona Tanagai Parish, on August 18. According to Sam Alasia the President of the Pioneer Movement in Solomon...

Missing person found

BY BARNABAS MANEBONA THE missing local person being published in Island Sun’s last Saturday, Issue 2984, known as Mr Steward Ruai has been found after going missing for eight days. He was found around 6pm last...

Slowly but surely renewable energy for Selwyn College

BY GEORGINA KEKEA COME June 2019, Selwyn College will be using electricity generated from solar powered grid. Revealing this last week before the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), Permanent Secretary to the Ministry of Environment Climate Change...




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