Economy

MPs Urged to Focus on Agriculture and Fisheries

MPs Urged to Focus on Agriculture and Fisheries

The 50 Members of Parliament (MPs) are being urged to turn their focus on the agriculture and fisheries sector for the next decade, to help boost the economy of the country.
Sogavare said the Government condemns heinous and brutal crimes, especially, against innocent children and other vulnerable members of our population.

Sogavare Condemns Killing of Innocent Soul

Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has condemned in the strongest terms the alleged killing of an innocent seven year old girl last week in Kolombangara, Western Province.
“If we continue at the current rate of 7,000 doses per week, it will take us about 78 weeks or 17 months to reach the 90% target, which means we will not be able to reopen our borders until March of 2023,” he said.

Only 12% of Target Population Vaccinated

Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has reiterated the National Cabinet’s target at 90% vaccination coverage to ensure the country’s borders are fully reopened.
Police officers at Ringi and Poitete attended the scene with a doctor and confirmed that the body found was lifeless.

Two Arrested in Death of 7 Year Old Girl

Officers of the Royal Solomon Islands police force (RSIP) at Gizo in Western Province are questioning two suspects in relation to a suspicious death of a 7-year-old girl who went missing on 14 October 2021.
Our homes and communities should always be a safe haven for our girls and children, anything less is a failure on our part – and everybody should be blamed.

Sickening Rape and Killing of an Innocent Young Girl

The rape and killing of an innocent seven-year-old girl is sickening, and should be a wake-up call to all of us. Something is seriously wrong.