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Monday, June 14, 2021


    New application for prospecting licence in Rennell BY JARED KOLI A new mining company has lodged an application for prospecting licence for bauxite mining in Rennell Island, Renbel Province. Director of Mines Nicholas Biliki confirmed this toIsland...

    Deo rebuffs visa, tax evasion allegations

    By EDDIE OSIFELO FOREIGNER Dr Deogratias Harorimana has come out to defend himself on many allegations raised against him – from over-charging local businesses to visa breaches, to tax evasion. Deo, a Rwandan with Zimbabwe and...


    New patrol boat outpost land owners not happy with Gov’t BY JARED KOLI With ground-breaking to be held soon, a customary landowning group of the soon-to-be built patrol boat base at Lofung in Shortland Islands have...

    Health investigates diarrhea deaths in Gizo

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO HEALH authorities are investigating the deaths of five children at the Gizo Hospital reportedly due to diarrhoea. Dr Dickson Baora, director of medical and health services at Gizo Hospital, confirmed to Island...

    Isabel with high girl-deaths rate

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO ISABEL province has the highest record of girl-deaths due to cervical cancer. Leslie Kikolo Premier of Isabel gave the above statement at the second Appointed Day celebration held in Buala recently. “We have...

    Kolosori Nickel starts drilling

    By EDDIE OSIFELO KOLOSORI Nickel (SI) Limited has commenced drilling uphill at Havihua in Bugotu, Isabel Province, three weeks ago. One of the landowners, Fr Wilson Mapuru confirmed this to Island Sun yesterday from his home...


    Allegations lacked substance and reason By EDDIE OSIFELO EMBATTLED foreign consultant Dr Deogratias Harorimana has dismissed allegations levelled against his company AIPF SI Ltd in recent days. Some clients who had sought assistance from Harorimana (Deo) to...

    Students in Fiji reminded to follow regulations

    BY JARED KOLI NEWS cases are recorded daily in Fiji, and Solomon Islanders working and studying there are reminded to abide by COVID-19 hygiene protocols and regulations. On Tuesday, the Student Education Attaché in an email...

    Ngati: review of city act will not change Honiara

    REVIEW of the Honiara City Act will not drastically change the image of the city. Vura ward Councilor, Reginald Ngati stated this after the city is facing road issues, traffic congestion, unregulated businesses and others. Ngati...

    Wale urges Sino, gov’t to follow due process

    LEADER of Opposition Matthew Wale calls on the government to allow due process to take its cause in relation to the recent cancellation of SINO Capital’s Foreign Investment Board approval. SINO Capital is a foreign...