Opposition Leader, Hon. Derick Sikua
Leader of Opposition Hon. Dr Derek Sikua has described claims that stated that the vice-chancellor of the Solomon Islands National University has threatened to close down the university due to acute cash-flow problem as false and misleading.
Guadalcanal Provincial members who are moving against current Premier Stephen Panga includes former Premier Anthony Veke (left).
THE recent political turmoil in the Guadalcanal Provincial Assembly has left Premier Steven Panga leading a minority government of only 8 executive members.
Filling in the empty seats where the eight ministers vacated last week the other half of the 10 backbenchers, were immediately sworn in the Panga led government with a minority.
Isles File Photo: PM Lilo (Centre) surrounded by the FSII delegation at the PMO earlier in the year.
The Joint Civil Society Group (JCSG) highly commends the Ministry of Finance and Treasury for uncovering the $10m fraud in the Ministry of Health. The Interim Chairman of the JCSG Mr. Barnabas Henson says “This is welcome news. This is the kind of corruption that has been one of the major hindrances to national growth and development. The MoFT staffs deserve official recognition for their diligence in discovering this grand-scale fraud. Those who have uncovered the recent CDOs fraud should be commended as well. This is the stuff we’re talking about.”
Deputy PM Minister Manasseh Maelanga
Deputy Prime Minister Manasseh Maelanga has strongly condemned rumors of planned illegal activities by certain Civil Society groups attempting to overthrow the NCRA Government.
Speaking at a media conference on Sunday, Mr Maelanga appealed to individuals or groups planning to carry out such activities to seriously reconsider their plans.
Inside the ABC TV studio
The Australian Broadcasting Corporation ABC in Australia has demonstrated broad coverage during the elections yesterday.
According to the ABC local office in Canberra, more than 900 journalists working for ABC have been assigned all throughout Australia to cover the elections.
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