ALL CLEAR

200 personnel cleared of COVID-19 Around 200 defence and police personnel deployed to Honiara to assist with restoration of law and order in Honiara have been cleared of COVID-19. The overseas forces arrived in the country after the recent unrest and have successfully completed their 10 and 14 days period of health monitoring with all COVID-19…

‘I FORGIVE THEM’

Kwaita forgives his captors following arrest BUSINESSMAN John Kwaita has spoken out for the first time since he was released from police custody two days ago, declaring he has forgiven his captors while in custody because it was demanded of him by God. “My dignity is tucked away, hidden in the God that I serve.…

Many yet to get second jab

The Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) has noted that a lot of people who received their first doses are yet to receive their second doses. MHMS Incident Controller, National Health and Emergency Operation Center Dr Nemia Bainivalu highlighted this during the Covid-19 talkback show on Sunday. “We have note that a lot have…

GOVT COMMITTED TO STATE GOVERNMENT SYSTEM

Prime Minister Hon. Manasseh Sogavare used the occasion of the Second Appointed Day of Western Province to reaffirm government’s commitment to ensure that the much sought after state government system will be implemented. The Prime Minister reminded the people of Western Province that self- autonomy was not new and that it was brought up during…

Ministry clarifies report on Late Linta

MINISTRY of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) and the National Referral Hospital (NRH) Overseas Referral Committee (ORC) have come out to clarify reports surrounding the delay in sending Late Linta Mabo to Australia for treatment. In a joint statement issued yesterday MHMS and NRH-ORC said reports blaming them for not making the necessary arrangements in…

Fr Lawrence ready to serve

AUKI Catholic Diocese in Malaita Province has welcomed Fr Lawrence Maelesau into the community of priesthood –who will invest whole of his life into the work of God. Fr Lawrence was ordained as priest on Saturday and is now ready to serve as a priest in Catholic communities within the Auki Diocese. The ordination of…

NFP’s bank granted license

THE Solomon Islands National Provident Fund (SINPF) owned Solomon Finance Limited (SFL) has been granted a credit license from the Central Bank of Solomon Islands. Chairman of the SINPF Board, Dr Jimmie Rodgers announced the granting of the license in a statement on Monday. He said “I am pleased to take this opportunity to formally…

Auki police: no ‘armed group’ training

POLICE in Auki has refuted a media report of an ‘armed group’ led by M4D currently doing military-style training for a planned second wave of attack in Honiara following the burning and looting last month. Auki Police Operation Commander Inspector Michael Ramosaea confirmed this to Solomon Star Auki yesterday that the media report is misleading.…