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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...

Kakamora Cup enters day three

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By Taromane Martin THE Kakamora Cup Challenge in Makira Ulawa Province will enter day three of competition today at the Manita Sports Ground in West Makira. The grand opening of the Kakamora Cup Challenge was successfully...

Makira-Ulawa farmers trained on cocoa and copra for export

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Twenty (20) rural farmers and entrepreneurs in Makira/Ulawa Province are now equipped with the relevant knowledge to produce good and quality Copra and Cocoa to meet requirement needed in exporting their products. This was following...

MUPG committed to proposed cocoa factory for the province

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BY SAMIE WAIKORI PREMIER of Makira Ulawa province has expressed his government’s commitment to the proposed cocoa factory for the province. Hon Stanley Siapu recently told this paper in an interview that his government ‘is now...

Century gift to be handed over to Makira early Oct

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The National Government’s Gift of the Century to Makira, the Kira Kira Ramp, will be handed over to the Makira Ulawa Provincial Government in the second week of October. The Provincial Deputy Premier who is...

MOU on Ugi wharf this week

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BY SAMIE WAIKORI A MOU will be signed this week paving way for construction of the wharf on the island of Ugi in Makira-Ulawa province. Premier of Makira-Ulawa, Hon Standley Siapu told this paper in an...

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,...

Ulawa villagers query lateness of nurses

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PEOPLE in Ulawa are concerned about the daily late arrival and absenteeism of nurses at the Taheramo rural health center, north of the island. Many people complained that the staff at Taheramo clinic are unreliable...

Makira-Ulawa to celebrate 38th anniversary today

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Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare and his delegation arrived in Kirakira yesterday morning ahead of today’s celebrations of Makira-Ulawa province’s second appointed day. The province turns 38 today. Prime Minister Sogavare touched down at Ngorangora airport to...

Premier Maka’a beats move to oust his gov’t

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BY ALFRED PAGEPITU MAKIRA-ULAWA Premier Julian Maka’a Tuesday survived a no-confidence motion members of the non-executive bench tabled against him. This was after mover Jackson Sunaone withdrew the motion after debate. Mr Sunaone had accused the Maka’a...

Lack of shipping hits hard on villagers

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA MEMBER of Makira-Ulawa Provincial Assembly for Ward 14 Solomon Mare says his people are suffering due to lack of shipping service to their area. Mare said currently small business operating within his ward...