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Wednesday, June 16, 2021

    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 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...

    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...

    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...


    Sino FID certificate cancelled By EDDIE OSIFELO MALAYSIAN logger Sino Capital Solomon Islands Ltd have found themselves again at the receiving end of the law. After Guadalcanal Province cancelled their business licence last year, and accused them...


    Kikolo queries gov’t over promised development BY JENNIFER KUSAPA PREMIER of Isabel Province Leslie Kikolo has voiced his province’s disappointment to Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare over the long delay in the relocation of the National Agriculture...

    Half of Isabel’s revenue from logging

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA ISABEL Premier Leslie Kikolo says about 51 percent of the provincial revenue is collected from logging royalty and licenses. He said the total revenue collection makes up 57 percent in total, which is...

    SFA to meet over proposed Forestry Bill today in Honiara

    By EDDIE OSIFELO SOLOMON Forest Association (SFA) will go through the Drafting Instructions of Forestry Bill today at 10am. The meeting will be held at SFA Conference Room to discuss matters pertaining to this Forestry Bill. In...

    Wale calls for full disclosure of Mamara

    OPPOSITION leader Matthew Wale calls on the Government to make full disclosures on all its dealings relating to the Mamara Township Development Project to date. The call follows the statements by the PS responsible for...

    Plea to return stolen phone

    A SENIOR public servant is requesting the return of his mobile phone after video footage from a shop in Kukum identified the likely culprit. Director of Immigration, Mason Fugui calls on the girl (shown in...