36-HOUR LOCK-DOWN

THE Government has announced that there will be a 36 hours Lock-down for Honiara City as an Emergency Zone. In a statement on Friday, the Government said this is due to the surge of the deadly COVID-19 delta variant strain globally and in our neighbouring countries. Therefore, there is a need to test and sharpen…

GUN THREATS REAL

Country sitting on a time-bomb with more guns, ammunition still at large   SOLOMON Islands is sitting on a time-bomb with a large number of high powered guns and ammunition still out there in the hands of certain members of the public. The story of an armed group calling on the Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare…

‘HE MUST STEP DOWN’

Demand on Sogavare to step down gaining momentum   DEMAND by ex-combatants that Manasseh Sogavare step down as Prime Minister (PM) is gaining momentum amongst unemployed youths, one of the key members of the group told Solomon Star in an exclusive interview in Honiara yesterday. At the same time, the man who requested anonymity indicated…

CONSPIRACY CLAIMS

Dr Aipia accuses police of conspiracy, will claim more for loss of business   DR REGINALD AIPIA – the man who took the government to court and won a $56 million settlement over false accusation of illegally harvesting beche de mer – has accused police and fisheries officers of conspiracy to destroy his business. At…

CLOUD OF UNCERTAINTY HANGS OVER SINU

THE Solomon Islands National University (SINU) – the nation’s only tertiary institution – is facing a bleak future as it struggles to shake off a plume of funding difficulties which have forced thousands of students to withdraw. Sources told Solomon Star yesterday the hard line taken by SINU’s administration against students with outstanding tuition fees…

Ex-MEF members in Malaita speak out

The recent reconciliation between the Ex-Malaita Eagle Force (MEF) member Moses Su’u and Prime Minister (PM) Manasseh Sogavare did not go down well with Malaita-based Ex-MEF members. Information reaching Solomon Star Auki claimed Malaita based Ex-MEF members viewed the reconciliation as a strategic move to cover up the truth that Mr. Su’u had exposed in…

‘I’M NOT BRIBED’

Su’u denies receiving money from DCGA Leaders   MALAITA influential and hardline leader from Kwara’ae, Moses Su’u has outrightly denied claims and speculations that he was paid by the Sogavare led government to remain silent as fractions of Malaitans continue to blame Sogavare for not living up to his promises. While the ongoing threats to…