Month: September 2017

Police arrest suspect in relation to stabbing incident early this morning

Police have arrested an adult male suspect in relation to a stabbing incident in the early hours of today 30 September 2017 at Mbokonavera one area in Honiara which resulted in the death of an adult male. The alleged suspect surrendered himself to Hon. Jimmy Lusibaea, Member of Parliament for North Malaita Constituency before police arrested him. The suspect is now currently in police custody awaiting further investigations. Police are in the process of obtaining permission for the medical examination of the deceased. Provincial Police Commander, Honiara City, Alfred Uiga calls on members of the families of the suspect...

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Man dies following stabbing incident, RSIPF launch investigation

Police is investigating a stabbing incident in the early hours of this morning at Mbokonavera One area in Central Honiara which led to the death of a male person. Currently police investigators at the scene and are collecting possible information that could lead to the death the person. The deceased is currently at the National Referral Hospital morgue while investigations still continue in to the stubbing incident. Provincial Police Commander of Honiara City Mr Alfred Uiga calls on to the surrounding communities and the general public to give more information to police. PPC Uiga said: “More importantly I call...

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SIG scholarships close, many rush to beat deadline

Hundreds of Solomon Islanders rushed to submit their applications today as the deadline for SIG Scholarship Applications closed this afternoon. Permanent Secretary (Ag) of the Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development James Bosamata confirmed that the applications have closed today. “Yes applications have closed today,” he said. It is not clear how many scholarships would be awarded to the open category but SBM understands that 200 fortunate persons would be selected to take up scholarships under that category with under-graduates and post graduates combining. The other two categories are the MPs scholarships and the code sharing scholarships which...

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World Vision Signed Agreement to Develop M&E Framework.

  World Vision Solomon Islands has this week, signed an agreement with the Ministry of Women, Youth, Children and Family Affairs (MWYCFA) to develop a Monitoring and Evaluation framework to support the implementation of the National Action Plan (NAP) on Women, Peace and Security in Solomon Islands. Supervising Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Women, Youth, Children and Family Affairs, Justus Deni signed the agreement on the Government’s behalf with World Vision. The agreement mandates World Vision to provide technical assistance to the Ministry of Women to develop the framework as part of its partnership agreement with UN Women,...

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MAL hosts workshop on promoting nutritious food systems

A National Roundtable Workshop on Promoting Nutritious Food Systems concluded in Honiara yesterday. Organized by Pacific Islands Private Sector Organization (PIPSO) project and the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) in collaboration with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Regional Office in partnership with Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industries (SICCI) the workshop brings together public and private sector representatives from key ministries, SMEs, finance, farmers’ organisations, development partners, civil society, and academia, as well as key experts. Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) Jimi Saelea in his opening remarks said...

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