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Wednesday, March 3, 2021

YWCA Girls Rise Up! changes Clera’s life

CLERA Tegu is a 17 year-old girl from Makira Ulawa Province who says the Girls Rise Up! project “has changed my life.” Clera is one...
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    Maki insists Mamae and Sore must step out

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    By EDDIE OSIFELO HONIARA resident Stephen Maki has provided legal documents yesterday to prove his call for City Mayor Wilson Mamae and Clerk, Rence Sore to resign. The two documents are: 1.         Special Investigation Audit Report on...

    Allocation of 108,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine confirmed

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    BY BARNABAS MANEBONA DESPITE missing out on the Pfizer Vaccines for 0.25 percent of the country’s population, the COVAX Facility has confirmed allocation of an indicative number of 108,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine. Prime Minister...

    ‘Food security is easy to say than done’

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    BY BEN BILUA THE Minister of Agriculture for Guadalcanal Province, Daniel Besa’o says food security is an ongoing issue and efforts to address the issue has been lagging behind time. He made the statement during the...

    Police’s burden

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    1000-plus cases, RSIPF find difficulty in disposing high profile cases By EDDIE OSIFELO THE two investigation departments with the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) are finding it difficult to dispose high profile cases quickly. This is...

    Renbel premier ready for motion

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    BY BEN BILUA THE Premier of Rennell and Bellona province has welcomed the motion of no confident filed against him. “Bring it on,” Willie Tuhagenga said in an interview with Island Sun yesterday ahead of the...

    Mayor resists call for him to resign

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    BY ALFRED PAGEPITU HONIARA city mayor Wilson Mamae has labelled calls for him and City Clerk Rence Sore to resign as “nothing more than political stunt orchestrated by those who oppose his good works”.   Mamae...

    TSI: Sack Fika!

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    Gov’t urged to terminate minister for lying in public GOVERNMENT has been urged to sack Environment minister Titus Fika for lying in public. Transparency Solomon Islands (TSI) made the call yesterday after the Island Sun exposed...

    Black and white

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    Environment minister Fika denies issuing directive, documents show otherwise By EDDIE OSIFELO ENVIRONMENT minister Titus Fika has denied giving Sunrise Investment Ltd the right to sell tubi trees the Malaysian logger illegally harvested on San Jorge,...

    Fish flows in Gizo

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    BY ALFRED PAGEPITU WHILE Honiara is scraping hard with fish prices in its central market, Gizo is reportedly enjoying ridiculously low prices for fish. Heavy rains and bad weather is reportedly making fishermen spiking their prices...

    Government eyes ‘student loans scheme’ chances

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    BY BARNABAS MANEBONA GOVERNMENT is looking into the feasibility of implementing a student loans scheme and how it could ‘co-exist’ with the country’s current scholarships program to maximise benefits. Last week Wednesday, Solomon Islands Tertiary Education...