Chiefs: North West Guadalcanal needs police post

North West Guadalcanal communities wants a new police post to be built close to the Visale area. The communities made the appeal to the both the provincial and national government. The call was made following a meeting by chiefs in the area with Church leaders over the weekend. This is to address the ever growing…

Veke back in power

Anthony Veke had been declared premier of Guadalcanal province again on Tuesday at the Pacific Casino Hotel. Mr Veke won by a close margin of 11 members whilst the ousted premier Stephen Panga has10. Guadalcanal provincial Speaker Able Arambola officiated in the election according to the provincial standing orders. The declaration was a continuation from…

POLICE: STOP THIS NONESENSE

POLICE on Monday sent send a clear message to anyone who involves and or instigate illegal activities that they will face the full force of the laws. Honiara City Police Commander Gabriel Manelusi told the Solomon Star police will not tolerate anyone taking laws in their own hands. Mr Manelusi was referring to those involving…

Affected families get help from MP

ABOUT 584 bags of rice were delivered to families of Sagalu ward in northwest Guadalcanal on Sunday at Visale station. The Member of Parliament for northwest Guadalcanal constituency Hon. Bodo Dettke and his team made the delivery of bags of rice and mix goods. Northwest Guadalcanal Solomon Star stringer John Toki said the families who…

Implementing international standards to achieve gender equality

UN Women and the European Union (EU) have joined forces with civil-society and the government in Solomon Islands to drive sustainable and innovative action to achieve increased women’s political participation and strengthen inclusive access to justice.  This includes a practice session leading up to Solomon Islands’ planned constructive dialogue with the United Nations Committee on…

MP welcomes communication service

Paradise community of North New Georgia Island in the Western province over the weekend have been blessed with the official launching of the newly mobile tower installed by Our Telekom on the Island. The ceremony was witnessed by school children, men and women and the Member of Parliament for the constituency Hon. Job Dudley Tausinga.…

Learning Our New Identity

The most important of all our perceptions is the way we perceive ourselves. There is a story in American Indian folklore that illustrates this truth very clearly. According to the legend, an Indian brave came upon an eagle’s egg which had somehow fallen unbroken from an eagle’s nest. Unable to find the nest, the brave…

Mining awareness in Rennell

A week long mining awareness to educate people in Rennel Island on the effects and benefits of the mining industry is being planned for Monday next week. This mining awareness came following the approval of an Indonesian mining company by the national and provincial government last month to conduct prospecting licences. Provincial secretary (PS) of…