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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...

SINU nursing students stopped from training at Kira Kira Hospital

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Nursing students from the Solomon Islands National University’s School of Nursing have reportedly been stopped from attending further training attachments at the Kira Kira Hospital, the Provincial Hospital of the Makira Ulawa Province. The School...

PM hailed for revitalising CEMA

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Chairman of the Commodities Export Marketing Authority (CEMA) spoke highly of the Prime Minister’s leadership to revitalise and recapitalise CEMA. Alpha Kimata, a long time board member and now chairman of the CEMA board, made...

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...

Wharf for Ugi, tar seal road for Ulawa, all in the pipeline

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BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLO FUNDING for the construction of a new wharf in Ugi has been approved. This was revealed by Hon. Stanley Sofu, Minister for Infrastructure Development (MID) in his address to the people...

World Vision completes hygiene distribution on Makira

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World Vision Solomon Islands COVID 19 Project has completed its distribution of hygiene kits to Schools, communities, churches and buses on Makira Ulawa Province. The project is funded by USAID through the Bureau of Humanitarian...

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...

Crime prevention roll out in Makira

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THE Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) has continued roll-out of its Crime Prevention Strategy on Makira/Ulawa province from 19- 23rd April. Provincial Police Commander (PPC) Makira-Ulawa Province Superintendent Peter Sitai said their team had...

Tarsealing of Ngorangora airport to complete soon

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By EDDIE OSIFELO FLIGHT cancellation to Ngorangora Airport in Kirakira, Makira Ulawa province, may soon become a thing of the past now. This was after Trades Transformation Company Ltd upgraded the grassy airstrip and expected to...

Agriculture, a potential sector for aspiring entrepreneurs

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BY LORETTA BRIGIDIA MANELE & PRESLEY SURUMA ENTREPRENEURS of Solomon Islands can hit jackpot in the country’s agriculture sector. Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) Permanent Secretary, Ethel Francis brands the agriculture sector a hub of...

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...