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Friday, July 23, 2021

    Police to investigate patrol boat incident in Buala

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA POLICE will be conducting a full enquiry into an incident involving the Patrol Boat Gizo in Buala during the celebrations marking the Isabel Provincial Day. The incident involved the Patrol boat suddenly reversing...

    Kolosori Nickel starts drilling

    By EDDIE OSIFELO KOLOSORI Nickel (SI) Limited has commenced drilling uphill at Havihua in Bugotu, Isabel Province, three weeks ago. One of the landowners, Fr Wilson Mapuru confirmed this to Island Sun yesterday from his home...

    VIEWPOINT- Isabel wants anti-corruption office

    TRANSPARENCY Solomon Islands (TSI) commends the wish of the Premier of Isabel Province Leslie Kikolo to have an anti-corruption office set up in his province once the establishment of SIICAC rolls out to the...

    PM encourages people of Isabel to take the vaccine

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare has encouraged people of Isabel to receive the covid-19 vaccine when their turn comes in the future. Sogavare gave this call in the recent commemoration of the province’s...

    Isabel volunteers first anti-corruption office

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA ISABEL province has volunteered to have the first provincial anti-corruption office once Solomon Islands Independent Commission against Corruption rolls out to the provincial level. Premier Leslie Kikolo said Isabel province aspires to be...

    Isabel with high girl-deaths rate

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO ISABEL province has the highest record of girl-deaths due to cervical cancer. Leslie Kikolo Premier of Isabel gave the above statement at the second Appointed Day celebration held in Buala recently. “We have...

    Isabel losing coastlines: Kikolo

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA PREMIER of Isabel Province Leslie Kikolo says coastlines along villages and islands of Isabel are slowly eaten away by sea-level rise. He said like any province in the country, Isabel also experiences climate...


    Kikolo queries gov’t over promised development BY JENNIFER KUSAPA PREMIER of Isabel Province Leslie Kikolo has voiced his province’s disappointment to Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare over the long delay in the relocation of the National Agriculture...

    Gov’t cautioned on impacts of mining

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA THE national government has been urged to strongly consider the negative impacts of mining. Isabel premier Leslie Kikolo made the reminder in his second appointed speech in Buala, Thursday. Kikolo said with the current...

    Half of Isabel’s revenue from logging

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA ISABEL Premier Leslie Kikolo says about 51 percent of the provincial revenue is collected from logging royalty and licenses. He said the total revenue collection makes up 57 percent in total, which is...