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Tuesday, October 26, 2021

    Cyclone simulation exercise drill for Mala communities

    BY SAMIE WAIKORI AUKI COMMUNITIES of Baunani and Bira in ward 26 of west Kwaio recently carried out a cyclone simulation exercise as part of preparing them to respond to disaster. The simulation exercises were to test...

    MARA gov’t sworn-in five new ministers

    BY SAMIE WAIKORI Auki DESPITE the political instability that is rocking the MARA government, they still remain strong and expect an increase in their numerical strength before the October 27 no-confidence vote. And in strengthening the MARA...


    Speaker leaves Auki unexpectedly before swearing in of new MARA ministers BY SAMIE WAIKORI AUKI In an unprecedented turn of events to Malaita’s political upheaval, yesterday saw a high-speed sea chase of Malaita’s provincial speaker from Auki...

    Police question 2 over death of 7-yo girl in Kolombangara

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA Gizo police, Western Province, are investigating an incident involving the death of a seven-year-old girl alleged to have been raped and killed near a village in North Kolombangara. Gizo police confirmed yesterday they...

    Premier Gina condemns brutal killing of 7-yo girl

    BY BEN BILUAGizo PREMIER of Western Province has condemned the brutal killing of a seven-year-old girl, describing the action as barbaric and senseless. Mr David Gina said those found guilty must receive the toughest punishment and...

    LOs threaten to boycott Suidani’s trip to Afio

    BY SAMIE WAIKORI & IRWIN ANGIKI AFIO landowners say they will boycott the proposed awareness planned by the Malaita premier for South Malaita. The landowners are requesting that Premier Daniel Suidani hands over the perpetual estate (PE)...

    Western province leading in copra and log export

    BY BEN BILUAGizo WESTERN Province has been identified as the leading exporter of copra and log in the first half of the year. Central Bank of Solomon Islands Quarterly Report states that Western Province has contributed...

    New vax deadline for govt workers, Oct 31

    THE National Cabinet has set October 31, 2021 as the date for all public servants and employees of government agencies and state-owned enterprises to take their first dose of covid-19 vaccine. Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare...

    World food day honoured in style

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO THIS year’s World Food Day was honoured with a variety of food displayed in style to raise awareness on the importance of food and to honour farmers in the country. The three-day...

    MAL launches agriculture growth 10-yr plan

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO THE Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock has launched its 10-year plan for Agriculture Sector Growth Strategy and Investment aimed at capturing the nature of Agriculture investment. Speaking during the launching and commemoration...