In court with Assumpta

* Men committed to High Court for trial* Sentencing next for alleged attackers * Courts to resume normal next week Men committed to High Court for trial TWO MEN facing separate criminal offences of murder and unlawful sex have been committed to stand trial in the High Court. One of them is a 21-year-old man accused…

12 teams for PAC Sevens

TWELVE rugby teams will participate in this year’s PAC Sevens Rugby Tournament. The teams are Hammerheads RC, Auki Tigers RC, Ma Ra Ta, SOSA Chiefs, Islander Brothers, Honiara Roo Doggs, Islanders, Luapel, TIA Warriors, SOSA Floods, and Tauloto. A statement from the organizers, Henderson Hammerheads (HHH) Rugby Club made the confirmation. They said they can…

MUP Gov’t issues immediate response measures

THE Makira Ulawa Provincial Government has issued immediate response measures on the COVID 19 situation in Solomon Islands. A media release from the Communications Unit of the Provincial Disaster Organizing Committee says the immediate response measures are relayed to the people of Makira Ulawa Province, Chiefs, Community Leaders, Stakeholders, Non-Governmental Organizations, Business Houses and Government…

HRUA calls for respect

THE Honiara Rugby Union (HRUA) president, Brian Taupiri has called for respect from all players and rugby clubs. He made the call after the Solomon Islands Rugby Union (SIRUF) took over the case to deal with the issue surrounding the HRUA Division A grand finals. Taupiri highlighted that any resolution cannot be solved by arguments.…

National Judicial Workshop

THE High Court of the Solomon Islands and the Pacific Judicial Strengthening Initiative (PJSI) will be hosting a three-day National Judicial Workshop from 21-23 October 2020.   The workshop will be attended by 20 Judges and Magistrates from across the Solomon Islands. The objectives of this workshop are to provide an online forum for Judicial Officers…

79 graduate to RNs 

SEVENTY-nine (79) nurses have yesterday graduated to Registered Nurses (RN) status after successfully completing a 12-month ‘Nurses Supervised Practice program’. Held at the St. Barnabas Cathedral in Honiara, the graduation ceremony was attended by the Ministry of Health and Medical Service Officials, Solomon Islands Nursing Council representatives, new grandaunts, parents, and friends.  Speaking during the…

MUP Gov’t sets measures for COVID

THE Premier of Makira Ulawa Province Julian Maka’a says his Government has agreed on measures it will take as it prepares for COVID 19 under an Adaption Policy.  He says the first measure is to limit the number of seaports and airports in the Province to 10 under the COVID 19 Adaption Policy. He revealed…