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Sunday, September 26, 2021


    Case to be forwarded to DPP BY JENNIFER KUSAPA POLICE say their investigations into the $300,000 that was stolen from their custody have been completed, but no charges have yet been laid. An officer who was responsible...

    Man jailed for lockdown breach

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA A MAN who breached lockdown orders has been jailed for 12 months after he pleaded guilty in the Magistrate Court. Principal Magistrate Augustine Aulanga imposed the sentence yesterday. Jack Dola and was charged with...

    Samoa community aids NRH

    THE Solomon Island Samoa Community assisted the National Referral Hospital by making a charity donation of aluminum chairs and cleaning agents following months of fundraising. On Thursday morning, the SI Samoa Community members met with...

    Dr Solomon is first female to head NRH

    THE National Referral Hospital (NRH) has its first female Medical Superintendent. She is Dr Janella Solomon – a medical doctor who has served at the hospital for many years. Dr Solomon is part Guadalcanal and Western...

    PM’s wife given $400K food contract

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO Shadel Café, a business registered to the wife of prime minister Manasseh Sogavare, has been given the lucrative contract to provide catering for Solomon Ports (SIPA). This follows the termination of Red...

    Hospital COVID-19 alert remains active

    THE National Referral Hospital (NRH) COVID-19 alert measures are still in place and remain active until further notice, health authorities say. They issued the advisory in light of the current delta variant threat to the...

    Two-day lockdown review conducted

    THE Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) last week completed its two days After-Action Review (AAR)workshop following the COVID-19, 36 hours lockdown exercise. The workshop was specifically to review all health operations during the...

    Frontliners walk-out

    No Jab no job effect hits NRH BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO A number of frontline workers at the National Referral Hospital who refused to be vaccinated have left their job due a memo urging mandatory vaccination...

    ‘Plans in place for mentally ill persons’

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA THE Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) says it has plans in place for persons with mental illness during a lockdown. MHMS Covid-19 Incident Controller, Nemia Bainivalu says in the event of...

    Schools visited during lockdown

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO A total of 24 out of 38 schools have been visited and monitored by the National Disaster Operations Committee (NDOC) Education during the 36 hour trail lock-down inside Honiara Emergency zones. NDOC...