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Wood tops SI export to NZ

BY BEN BILUA Gizo WOOD remains top of Solomon...

NZ to support tourism here

A funding arrangement of NZD$550,000 (SBD$2.8m) to...

Call to upgrade rundown Maluu nursing facilities

BY SAMIE WAIKORI Auki THE Ministry of Health and...

World Bank will not support Kava farming

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The World Bank which will provide funding and technical assistance towards agriculture and livestock projects in three Provinces of Solomon Islands will not support Kava farming. This was revealed in a consultative meeting in Kira...

Makira Ulawa celebrates provincial day

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BY GEORGINA KEKEA HONIARA people from Makira/Ulawa province on Saturday celebrated their provincial day at the Museum grounds. Commencing with a parade from the Honiara city council area, the celebration on Saturday was one mixed with...

Arrival of Christianity on Ulawa, important in overall history of ACOM

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BY BARNABAS MANEBONA THE significance of Ulawa Island’s Anglican Church history is noted towards its contributions to the life and work of the Anglican Church of Melanesia (ACOM) in the past and to today. It is...

East Kwaio now graces international web pages

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By Alfred Sasako THE name East Kwaio carries a stigma in Solomon Islands. Despite its rich cultural roots and unique way of preserving their way of living over many years, not many people appreciate the...

Kirakira health confirms COVID risk low

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO THERE is low risk of COVID-19 community transmission in Kirakira, according to medical authorities from the township. Dr Aloysious Samo from Kirakira hospital confirmed this to Island Sun Newspaper this morning. “We can...

Kologeto updates on gov’t redirection policy projects

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By EDDIE OSIFELO Minister of Commerce, Industries, Labour and Immigration, Frederick Kologeto has updated some of the government’s project under the re-direction policy. These include the Kirakira Cocoa Oil factory supposed to be completed this year,...

Man, 70, dies in boat tragedy

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POLICE at the Kirakira Police Station in the Makira Ulawa Province are investigating the death of a 70-year-old male person after a ray boat powered by a 40-horsepower engine sunk after leaving Kirakira at...

Villagers told COVID, riot affect economy

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The Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources and Member of the National Parliament for Central Makira, Nestor Ghiro has told the people of Manita in west Bauro how COVID-19 and the Honiara riots have...

Breakthrough for tourism in Makira

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BY SAMIE WAIKORI Auki A Memorandum of Agreement is in the pipeline for landowners of Star Harbour and tourism investors in Australia towards the integration of a resort in Nafinua Island. This is welcomed news for tourism...

Ulawa Island has a new RTC at Lopo

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The people of Ulawa Island of the Makira Ulawa Province now have a new Rural Training Centre at Lopo, East Ulawa. Reports that have reached our Kira Kira Correspondent say the first intakes include secondary...