City councilors sworn-in

THE 12 newly-elected Honiara City Councilors have been sworn into office on Christmas eve. They include four old councilors and eight new ones. Retaining their seats are caretaker mayor Andrew Leonard Muafor Ward one Ngossi, Jack Maeli Ingi for Ward Five Voekesa, Eric Moses Tema for Ward Seven Matanikau, and Charles Kira for Ward nine…

Priest stages first mass

A NEWLY ordained priest of the Catholic Church Fr. Nickson Donald Sade tum held his first mass at Louna church East Russell, last Sunday.  Fr Nickson was ordained priest on Saturday 20th December at Louna by His Grace Archbishop Adrian Smith and assisted by the Catholic Diocese of Central Solomon Fr.Jimmy Nolan. During his sermon,…

Driver unhurt in collision

A TAXI driver in Auki, Malaita, escaped injury when his car collided with a pick-up truck on Christmas eve. Eye-witnesses said the driver was drinking and traveling at high speed when it collided head-on with the passenger truck. Malaita provincial police commander Alfred Uiga confirmed the incident and added the driver escaped unhurt. “The driver…