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Wednesday, May 12, 2021

    Journalists briefed with CAUSE project grievance redress mechanism system

    BY BEN BILUA Gizo JOURNALISTS in Gizo yesterday were briefed with Community Access and Urban Services Enhancement (CAUSE) Project’s Grievance Redress system. The discussion was held at Gizo hotel and was conducted by Kevin Teferomu – CAUSE...

    Gizo CAUSE establishes platform for women economic empowerment

    BY BEN BILUAGIZO COMMUNITY Access and Urban Services Enhancement Project (CAUSE) in Gizo, Western Province is providing opportunities for women and girls to participate in its programme. Half of its employees are women and it was...

    Ziata tribes to shut Noro water source this week.

    BY ALFRED PAGEPITU NORO township is likely to face a water crisis as landowning tribes are threatening to close down the Ziata water source from Tuesday this week.  The action by the tribes follows disagreement over...

    Challenge to border vaccination rollout

    By EDDIE OSIFELO Lack of resources to support Western Border vaccination rollout is seen as one of the challenges/gaps that needs addressing. National Disaster Council highlighted this in its National Situational Report released yesterday. The report states...

    200-plus jabbed in Gizo

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO SINCE last week’s covid-19 vaccination launch and rollout in Gizo, Western Province more than 200 persons have been jabbed, says Pauline McNeil Health’s permanent secretary. McNeil thanked the Premier of Western Province...

    Covid-19 vaccination rolls out in Western Province

    BY BEN BILUA Gizo WESTERN Province yesterday launched the much-awaited Covid-19 Vaccination Programme, attracting a good number of front-liners, provincial officials, nurses, church leaders and related stakeholders who got their first shot. Speaking during the launching, Permanent...

    Premier condemns Mamara incident.

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA GUADALCANAL Premier Francis Sade has condemned the recent damage incident at the Metropolis Development site at Mamara. He said the armed group of men should not take the law into their own hands...

    Western border covid-19 response plan endorsed

    The Oversight Committee has endorsed the Western Border COVID-19 Response Plan 2021. The plan was developed by National Emergency Operation Centre (NEOC) of the National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) with inputs from the National Disaster...

    WPG urged to keep surplus

    BY BEN BILUAGizo THE Chair of Provincial Public Accounts Committee has urged Western Provincial Government to establish a mechanism that would see excess revenues appropriated in the next financial year. Provincial Member for Ward 16, Ramraka...

    WPG overspends $2.6M: Report

    BY BEN BILUAGizo THE Provincial Public Account Committee of Western Province found that the province has overspent a total of 2,678,651 as part of its 2020/2021 recurrent expenditure. According to Chair of PPAC, Ramraka Talasasa, the...