Local artist wins award

  A LOCAL artist, Lloyd Newton, has been awarded a prestigious DEEP Fund award to undertake Our Ocean, Our Identity, a seven-month project that is being co-led by Newton in Solomon Islands, Alvaro Sumaki Kuautonga in Vanuatu and Pax Jakupa in Papua New Guinea. Each artist is holding workshops with women to explore emotional bonds…

Women in justice sector celebrate day

WOMEN from various institutions and organizations that comprise and contribute towards the justice system in the country had for the first time gathered together to mark International Women’s Day, Thursday. The ‘Women in Law’ breakfast event was held yesterday morning at the Heritage Park Hotel. Guest speaker at the event, our first female local Judge,…

OPMC: Djokovic is still Chief of Staff

RESIGNED OUR Party Interim President and Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare’s nephew, Robson Djokovic still remains the Chief of Staff at the Office of the Prime Minister & Cabinet (OPMC), the office has revealed. This was despite the recent High Court decision concerning the citizenship status of Mr. Djokovic. A government statement on Thursday said the…

SADE FACES MOTION

Premier Sade welcomes ‘motion of no confidence’   GUADALCANAL Provincial Premier, Francis Sade says he welcomes the motion of no confidence against him with confidence. The Solomon Star was informed of the proposed no-confidence motion this week. In an interview with the media on Thursday, Premier Sade said the motion was put forward by the…