My plan for the city

Alfrence Inoga Fatai recently returned to city council politics to claim the mayor’s job. In his victory speech, he spoke of change as what is needed to make Honiara a better city for everyone to live.  “Let us introduce changes in all sectors – you want change, I want change, all of us want change,”…

Call to discuss city boundary

Member of Parliament for Central Honiara, Moffat Fugui says the issue of Honiara City boundary should be discussed thoroughly. He said this during the swearing in of the newly elected city councilors last week. Fugui said the issue of Honiara boundary is that, it cannot be extended further and for decades, Guadalcanal, as host of…

White River clinic to reopen soon

White River Clinic in west Honiara will be reopened within two weeks, Assistant Director Nursing of the Honiara City Council (HCC), Moses Karuni said. Karuni said their renovation work will finish soon and they are certain that the official opening will occur within two weeks from now. White River clinic is amongst the damaged health…

Money scheme hits rock-bottom

Operator of so-called fast money-making scheme 5 Golden Dreams Investment Norman Bade, says the scheme has hit rock bottom and has no money left to repay his clients’ deposits. Bade, who is based at Lata, Temotu, made this latest revelation to the Sunday Star. He has more than 2000 clients who deposited various amounts of…

Police arrest man over killing

Kirakira police in Makira-Ulawa Province have arrested a man in his 20s in relation to an alleged killing at Waihaoru village in west Bauro on New Year’s Day. Makira Ulawa Provincial Police Commander Richard Hane confirmed this. He added the suspect is now in the Kirakira Police custody. He said at the moment Police Officers…

Eight for 2015 Honours and Awards

Governor-General Sir Frank Ofagioro Kabui has announced the 2015 Honours and Awards during his New Year’s address to the nation. The following names have been approved by Her Majesty the Queen for the Order of the British Empire (OBE); Charles Kelly for service to the Red Cross Society, Dr. Juyuk Daniel Quan for services to…