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New political party formed

BY NED GAGAHEA new political party has...

Seven communities to benefit from US grant

By EDDIE OSIFELOABOUT seven communities in Guadalcanal...

Case of woman assault returns to court today

BY JENNIFER KUSAPATHE case of a woman...

Covid vaccination now open to all 18yrs+: PM

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PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare says the covid-19 vaccination programme is now open to all persons 18 years and above in Honiara, Guadalcanal, Western, Choiseul and Malaita Outer Islands.The Prime Minister highlighted this during his...

‘LEAVE IT TO US’

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Advise from Honiara based Malaita groupBY CHARLES KADAMANAHoniara-based Malaita group spokesman Lawrence Makili has advised all Malaitans to allow his group deal with the petition that is being resubmitted to the government on Friday.He...

New Auditor General Sworn-in.

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The country’s new Auditor General David Dennis was sworn-in by the Governor General, His Excellency Sir David Vunagi at Government House on Tuesday 14 September.Mr David Dennis is highly qualified for the role of...

Public advice on hygiene as diarrhoea cases soar

BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOPUBLIC are being strongly advised to continue practising health measures due to increasing number of diarrhoea cases recorded lately.This call was made yesterday by the Permanent Secretary to Ministry of Health...

Australia steps up towards Pacific Women empowerment programme

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BY BEN BILUAGizoAUSTRALIAN Government has committed AUD170 million towards women empowerment programme in the Pacific.Speaking during the opening of the 14th Triennial Conference on Tuesday, Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Women,...

POLICE: $300K PROBE DONE

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Case to be forwarded to DPPBY JENNIFER KUSAPAPOLICE say their investigations into the $300,000 that was stolen from their custody have been completed, but no charges have yet been laid.An officer who was responsible...

Sinopharm official launch this Friday: PM

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOTHE official launch of Sinopharm covid-19 vaccine is scheduled for this Friday following approval from the National Drugs Medicine and Therapeutic Committee.Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare confirmed this yesterday in his national...

Lag in govt’s vaccination roll out for people with disability

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BY IRWIN ANGIKIGovernment is not keeping track of the country’s persons with disability community in its vaccination drive.This concern was raised during a four-day workshop in Honiara (from June 1-4) by participants living with...

Police echo call for men to respect women-girls

BY JENNIFER KUSAPAPolice are echoing the call for men and boys to respect women and girls.This follows the latest case in which a 39-year-old man is being charged for the alleged rape of a...

Wale supports age-limit increase in seasonal work

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The Leader of Opposition Matthew Wale fully endorses recent submissions by Solomon Islands High Commissioner to Australia, HE Robert Sisilo in Canberra, pushing for an increase in the current age limit, under the Labour...