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Thursday, July 29, 2021

    Vessel with positive crew quarantined

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO AN overseas ship carrying a crew who was tested positive for covid-19 last week in the Western Province remains under quarantine, pending the outcome of another test result. That’s according to Prime...

    China lights up Seghe hospital

    CHINA’S funding support to Solomon Islands through the Rural Constituency Development Fund (RCDF) is making impact in rural Marovo in the Western Province following the successful installation and launching of a hybrid solar power...

    Power to hospital, boats to constituents

    BY BEN BILUAGizo CONSTITUENTS of Marovo in Western Province last week saw the launch of the Seghe Hospital Electrification Project and the delivery of 20 boats for fishermen. These, according to Constituency Development Officer Tyson Ghera,...


    Hundreds of tribal leaders and people of the Patubasioto Customary Land in the Vona Vona Lagoon in the Western Province have celebrated a historic certification of their customary land on Thursday 15 July at...

    Sustaining peace through customary land recording

    The UN Development Programme (UNDP) in Solomon Islands, in partnership with the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Survey, has supported the customary land recording in selected locations in Western, Guadalcanal, and Malaita provinces. The recording was carried out...

    72 in custody over religion

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA SEVENTY-TWO people are in custody following an attack and burning incident at Raro village, Roviana Lagoon, Western province. The incident occurred on July 7. Assistant Commissioner Crime and Intel Patricia Leta during a press...

    Gizo’s covid-19 case heading to Honiara

    BY BEN BILUAGizo Gizo’s first covid-19 case is heading for Honiara, onboard MV Vimaru Pearl. Health officials in Western Province are not yet sure which covid-19 variant the Gizo patient is being diagnosed with. The vessel was...

    Foreigner tests positive in Gizo

    BY BEN BILUA A crew of a foreign ship has tested positive for covid-19 in Gizo, Western province. Western province’s Covid-19 Response team announced the positive case yesterday following a series of tests carried out on...

    Police confirm arson related arrests

    POLICE in Western Province have arrested 72 people including six females in relation to an arson incident on 7 July 2021. Provincial Police Commander (PPC) Western Province Chief Superintendent Mathias Lenialu says: “There are three dwelling...

    Gizo welcomes Archbishop Dawea to town

    BY BEN BILUAGizo ANGLICAN church communities in and surrounding Gizo yesterday welcomed the Head of Anglican Church of Melanesian Archbishop Leonard Dawea. Archbishop Dawea and his delegate touched down at Nusatupe airport at around 9am and...