Call to sort out land issue

Former retired Police officer, Henry Kauhui appeals to chiefs to sort out land issues surrounding the Police post at Atoifi, east Kwaio. Kauhui made the appeal after land dispute threatens to relocate the police post to another location. He said the police post is important to serve the people in east Kwaio and communities closer…

Pocket book training for health workers

Twenty-eight participants from Western Province undertook the Paediatric Pocket Book training last week. Funded by UNICEF, the training was facilitated by the University of Melbourne Centre together with the National Referral Hospital. The training was part of a series of trainings being held across the country and focused on providing additional training to participants on…

Muaki yet to lodge appeal

The Lawyer representing special secretary to the Prime Minister Andrew Muaki is yet to file an appeal against the $10,000 fine the Leadership Code Commission (LCC) slapped on Muaki. The fine was over sexual harassment allegations three women working in the Office of the Prime Minister lodged against Muaki early this year. After Muaki failed…

Child abuser faces jail

A MAN who sexually abused a two-year-old girl at a settlement in Honiara in March will be sentenced in the Honiara Magistrates’ Court on June 27. This was after mitigation and sentencing submissions were made on Friday. Principal Magistrate Augustine Aulanga has other cases to tend to and therefore had the matter adjourn for sentencing.…

Tovosia, Veke trial to resume Monday

THE TRIAL on the case of the Member of Parliament for East Guadalcanal Bradley Tovosia and Guadalcanal Premier Anthony Veke will resume Monday next week. This was because lawyer representing Tovosia, Nuatali Tongarutu, was feeling unwell  and therefore could not stand in for the trial yesterday. Public Prosecutor Andie Driu though not objecting to the…

New recruits out on assignments

THE first batch of the 2016 police recruit has been sent out to a number of areas within Honiara City. This is mainly for the officers to gain first-hand experience on their roles and responsibilities as police officers. Deputy Police Commissioner Juanita Matanga during the weekly police conference on Thursday said they are trying to…

Students heading home from PNG

THE government is repatriating its student from Papua New Guinea starting today due to the ongoing boycott of classes and other disturbances there. This followed a decision the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the High Commission office in Moresby, made on Friday. The situation in three Papua New Guinea universities –…